Adjustment to Disability
Description: The webinar will discuss common adjustment reactions to patients with disabilities, review some of the emotional disorders seen with rehabilitation populations, review common emotional issues with TBI, SCI, CVA, and amputation, and discuss caregiver stress.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify normal reactions to disability
- Discuss the symptoms of major depression, anxiety and PTSD
- Identify common emotional issues with SCI, CVA TBI and amputation
- Identify caregiver stress and have tools to help address it
Instructor: Aaron C. Malina, Ph.D., ABPP, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Manager, Psychology/Patient Family Counseling, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine
Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Social Workers
Continuing Education Credits
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 2: OT Process – Outcomes
The Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour has approved this course. Approval #216-000069
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour
This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is registered by the State of Illinois to sponsor continuing education programs for social workers. This program will award 1 Continuing Education Credit Hour. Sponsor License #159001466
Financial: Receives an Honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.
Non-Financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.
- PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
- MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari
Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.