This course focuses on functional treatment of common symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) across the continuum of settings, from acute care to outpatient care to return to school and work. Methods of engaging and empowering survivors, including motivational interviewing, are discussed.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury and treatment ideas for each.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to engage patients in goal setting, treatment planning, and treatment follow-through.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the unique requirements of returning to school and returning to work.
|5-20 Minutes||Etiology and Overview of Symptoms of mTBI, Interpretation of Evaluation Results, and Motivational Interviewing|
|20-30 Minutes||Treatment: Attention and Memory|
|30-40 Minutes||Treatment: Problem Solving, Executive Dysfunction, and Word Finding|
|40-50 Minutes||Return to Work and School Planning|
|50-55 Minutes||Empowering the Survivor|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Erin O. Mattingly
MA CCC-SLP, CBIS
Erin Mattingly is a Washington, DC-based strategic consultant, speech-language pathologist (SLP), traumatic brain injury (TBI) subject matter expert, and the Director of Strategic Development at Loyal Source Government Services. Ms. Mattingly has over 15 years of leadership experience ranging from field-based patient direct care to support of White House and senior-level federal agency high-visibility public health policy and program implementation. In her role as a consultant, she has worked on a variety of Congressional and Cabinet-level initiatives focused on suicide prevention and mental health across the Nation. In addition, Ms. Mattingly has treated patients across the continuum of brain injury severity, from mild to severe injury, in both civilian and military populations. She stood up the SLP program at the Department of Defense National Intrepid Center of Excellence, a war time capability specializing in the evaluation and treatment of Service members (primarily Special Operators) with the comorbid diagnoses of mild traumatic brain injury and psychological health disorders. She has served in a variety of leadership positions across brain injury, mental health, and SLP organizations, including the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS), the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS), and the Neurogenic Communication Disorders Special Interest Group of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She currently provides leadership by serving on the Board of Directors for This is My Brave, a non-profit organization focused on sharing stories of mental illness and addiction. She is also the Board Vice Chair for the Brain Injury Services, a non-profit organization serving brain injury survivors and their families in the DC and Virginia area. She has multiple publications and presentations at national conferences on the treatment and evaluation of survivors of brain injury and suicide prevention in the Veteran and civilian populations. Ms. Mattingly holds her ASHA certification in speech-language pathology, her license to practice speech-language pathology in Washington, DC, and is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist.
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