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Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury is proudly presented to you by Brain Injury Association of North Carolina's Online Learning Center. Thank you. We hope that you enjoy your course.

This training course features information specific to TBI in children and adolescents. It is intended for anyone working with children, caring for children with a TBI, or interested in pediatric health. This training features a presenter describing information in a video format.

It consists of four modules that:

Describe and define pediatric TBI as well as explain prevalence and predictors of outcomes.
Specify cognitive effects of pediatric TBI and the effects on academic skills and progress as well as common needs of these children.
Highlight psychosocial and psychiatric consequences of pediatric TBI and the special needs of child survivors.
Explain the social consequences and the impacts on social and family relations of pediatric TBI.
This training will take approximately 90 minutes to complete. After watching a video completely and advancing to the next slide, you may stop the training, save your progress, and then pick-up where you left off at a later time.

Course Objectives:

Following the training, participants should be able to:

1. Describe the incidence and prevalence of pediatric TBI, understand the methods to classify the nature and severity of pediatric TBI, and recognize medical and non-medical predictors of outcome.
2. Describe examples of common cognitive consequences of TBI in children and identify common academic skill deficits and needs of Pediatric TBI survivors.
3. Discuss the risks for psychiatric and behavioral difficulties and identify the benefits and challenges of specific interventions.
4. Identify the impact of Pediatric TBI on families and the social development of children and identify social skills interventions.

Michigan Department of Community Health Traumatic Brain Injury Training Software License found here.

Participants should verify all continuing education credit information regarding licensure requirements with their state licensing board(s). Licenses are offered and renewed at the sole discretion of the state boards.

Author(s):

Seth Warchausky, pediatric neuropsychologist

Seth Warschausky, Ph.D. is a pediatric neuropsychologist, Associate Professor and the Director of the Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan. He is the founding President of the American Psychological Association?s Division 22, Section 1, Pediatric Rehabilitation Psychology and a Fellow in Division 22. He has served on the Editorial Boards of Rehabilitation Psychology and the Journal of Pediatric ehabilitation Medicine. He also has served on the Board for the TBI Services and Prevention Council of the State of Michigan and United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan. His research, funded by the National Institutes of Health, the United States Department of Education and the Mildred Swanson Foundation has focused on the neuropsychology of pediatric traumatic brain injury and cerebral palsy, studies of social integration of children with disabilities, and quality of life research.

Target Audience:

Service providers, Educators, Policy makers, Advocates, Caregivers, General public, TBI survivors and their families

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