Z 3/03/20 Behavior Management: Every Day Strategies and Techniques

$ 40.00

March 3, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm CST

The registration for this webinar will close at 12:00 pm (cst) on March 3, 2020.

Description:  Following traumatic brain injury (TBI), as many as 70% of survivors will experience behavioral changes that impact their ability to interact in socially appropriate manners and participate in therapeutic interventions that are necessary to optimize recovery. This webinar will empower the clinician with a variety of strategies to approach behavior management when it interferes with participation in therapy. Clinicians will use documentation and outcome measures to assist in objective tracking of behavior as it relates to progress in therapy. Case study application will allow the clinician to apply principles and problem solve real life case examples to improve application to clinical practice.

Instructor:  Katie Burress Kestner, PT, DPT, NCS, Physical Therapist, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Audience:  Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Nurses

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize specific behaviors and clinical implications of behaviors that occur following traumatic brain injury
  • Utilize evidence based techniques to manage behaviors during therapeutic intervention to optimize participation and functional outcomes
  • Identify environmental modifications to reduce the incidence of behaviors
  • Select outcome measures and specific documentation to track behavioral manifestations

Continuing Education Credits

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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 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 1: Domain of OT – Client Factors; Category 2: OT Process - Intervention 

Physical Therapy

The Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1.5 Contact Hours 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 1.5 Contact Hours

Speech-Language Pathology

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This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (OH-362) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91), OH-362, 9/01/2020-130KAS

This CNE activity is being offered for 1.5 contact hours.

Financial: Receives an Honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.

Non-Financial: No non-financial disclosures at this time


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


Traumatic Brain Injury