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Global event

Core Course Curriculum: The Assessment and Treatment of Severe Problem Behavior Displayed by Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Tuesday, February 20, 9:00 AM » 10:30 AM

Location: 801 North Broadway, Room 202

Time: 9:00AM-10:30AM

Aila Dommestrup, Ph.D., BCBA-D – Licensed Psychologist, Neurobehavioral Unit - OP

Louise Heck, MSW, LCSW-C – Social Work

Lee Wachtel, M.D. – Medical Director, Neurobehavioral Unit

At the end of this presentation participants will:

  1. List the therapeutic focus of each of the three interventions: pharmacotherapy, behavioral therapy, and social work intervention.
  2. Contrast the approaches of the above interventions.
  3. Be exposed to a case that demonstrates an interdisciplinary approach.
  4. Recognize the interdependent nature of the various interventions reviewed.
Global event

Core Course Curriculum: Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Mechanisms/Epidemiology

Tuesday, February 27, 9:00 AM » 10:30 AM

Location: 801 North Broadway, Room 202

Time: 9:00AM-10:30AM

Beth S. Slomine, Ph.D., ABPP – Co-Director, Center for Brain Injury Recovery, Director, Training and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Services

Kristy Chao, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS – Senior Speech-Language Pathology

Elizabeth Cater, MPH, OTR/L, CPST, CBIS – Manager, Occupational Therapy

At the end of this presentation participants will know and understand:

  1. The most common cause of morbidity and mortality in children.
  2. That the type of injury received with trauma, and the associated disability profiles, are unique.
  3. That cognitive and behavioral deficits are the most problematic long-term issues.
  4. That prior development changes the impairments which are manifest after injury, and that this modifies the therapeutic approach.
  5. A trans-disciplinary and interdisciplinary approach to rehabilitation.
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Core Course Curriculum: “Transition of Youth with Disabilities to Adulthood”

Tuesday, March 6, 9:00 AM » 10:30 AM

Location: 801 North Broadway, Room 202

Time: 9:00AM-10:30AM

Deepa Menon, M.B.B.S. – Assistant Medical Director, Center for Autism and Related Disorders

T. Andrew Zabel, Ph.D., ABPP-CNClinical Director, Department of Neuropsychology

At the end of this presentation trainees will:

  1. Understand normal transition milestones for typically developing young adults.
  2. Be made aware of different transition issues facing adolescents and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders.           
  3. Understand the core elements to foster healthy transition to young adulthood.