One of the most difficult clinical situations experienced by members of neurorehabilitation teams is the management of rehab services for adolescents/adults with challenging behaviors. While many clinicians are skilled within their discipline-specific treatment regimens, many lack the knowledge and skill to manage challenging behaviors in a manner that maximizes the patient's participation in treatment sessions at a therpeutically beneficial level.
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- Overview of behavior disorders
- Components of effective behavior management plans
- Interdisciplinary approach to behavior management
- Overview of interactional approach to behavior intervention
- Using medications to supplement clinical interventions
- Managing lability
- Managing hypersexual behavior
- Managing the restless, physically agitated patient
- Managing the verbally aggressive, agitated patient
- Managing the physically aggressive, agitated patient
- Caring for yourself when caring for challenging patients
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on how to manage adults and adolescents in Neurorehabilitation
- Identify common behavior disorders post acquired brain injury.
- Recognize the basic brain-behavior relationships in individuals with brain injury.
- List the important aspects of the team approach for behavior management.
- List 2-3 interventions for each areas of common behavior dysfunction.
- List 3 suggestions for ensuring the mental health of treatment team members caring for patients with challenging behaviors.
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Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist
Instructional Level: Intermediate
This course is offered for 0.30 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Financial – Charity Shelton is employed by Missouri Rehabilitation Center and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
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