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Current Practice in Treating mTBI/TBI

This class discusses current treatment plans for concussive injuries associated with military combat; and treatment of mTBI in the context of comorbid conditions, including PTSD, pain, insomnia, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse
Course Objective

Able to identify at least four major psychosocial domains affected by traumatic brain injury.

Able to identify at least four cognitive domains affected by traumatic brain injury

Able to describe at least four different psychotherapeutic approaches which could be used in a case of traumatic brain injury, & the circumstances in which each would probably be most effectively employed

Able to describe the healthcare professional based team that is typically required to optimally treat mTBI.
Intended Audience
Psychologists, Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Counselors
Author Bio
Dr. Spira is a practicing psychologist with 10 years experience in treating returning veterans, and conducting research on the impact of mTBI and PTSD. He is the former Head, Division of Health Psychology, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, and has trained clinicians worldwide in cutting edge treatments for mTBI and PTSD in combat veterans.
Certificates
American Psychological Association (APA) American Psychological Association (APA)
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
2.0 Hour 2.00 CE Credit(s) $48.00 QTY

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