This course will outline the cognitive symptoms of both acquired brain injury and psychological health disorders that mirror each other and/or can co-occur. In addition, there will be some brief discussion surrounding chronic traumatic encephalopathy and its symptoms, which parallel those of psychiatric disorders.
Course created on February 21, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to list cognitive symptoms shared between acquired brain injury and psychological health disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to list symptoms of chronic traumatic encephalopathy that mirror psychiatric symptoms.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe appropriate team dynamics and treatment strategies for patients with comorbid cognitive and psychological health disorders.
|5-10 Minutes||Cognitive Symptoms: Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and Psychological Health Diagnoses|
|10-20 Minutes||Common Psychological Health Diagnoses Post-ABI|
|20-30 Minutes||Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and ABI|
|30-40 Minutes||Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Definition and Cognitive/Psychological Health Symptoms|
|40-50 Minutes||Functional Treatment and Teaming Partners|
|50-55 Minutes||Suggested Research and Next Steps|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS
Ms. Mattingly is a speech-language pathologist (SLP), senior consultant, and subject matter expert (SME) supporting the Veterans Health Administration. She has over twelve years of experience treating patients across the continuum of brain injury severity, from mild to severe injury. Prior to her role as a consultant, Ms. Mattingly started the SLP program at a unique Department of Defense facility, specializing in the evaluation and treatment of Service members with mild traumatic brain injury and psychological health disorders. She serves in a variety of leadership positions across brain injury and SLP organizations and actively treats intensive care unit patients on weekends..
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