Z 12/03/19 Adjustment to Disability

$ 40.00

December 3, 2019
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm CST

The registration for this webinar will close at 12:00 pm (cst) on December 3, 2019.

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.

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 Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Nurses, Social Workers

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

Continuing Education Credits

Occupational Therapy
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 

Physical Therapy

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

Speech-Language Pathology

This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).


The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (OH-362, 09/01/2020-114KAS) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This CNE is being offered for 1.0 contact hours OH-362, 09/01/2020-114KAS

Social Work

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.


Online Learning Nurses Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants Physical Therapist Assistants Physical Therapists Speech Language Pathologists Social Workers