Concussion: A Clinical Update and Common Comorbidities

Concussion: A Clinical Update and Common Comorbidities
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Location(s)

New York, NY, Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., Webinar via Zoom

Intended For

Mental Health and other allied health professionals who work with children, adolescents, or young adults

Date/Time

Tuesday March 9, 2021: 10am – Noon

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the common differences between the pattern of concussion symptoms and possible comorbid conditions (e.g., anxiety)
  • Discuss recent scientific advancements in concussion management
  • Identify when an interdisciplinary approach to treatment is needed

Description:

This webinar session will be led by Catherine McGill, PsyD, a pediatric neuropsychologist with a particular focus and expertise in working with children, adolescents, and young adults who have experienced a mild traumatic brain injury or concussion. Dr. McGill is pleased to offer a training session for allied health professionals who are likely to encounter and work with individuals who have sustained a concussion. Through interactive lecture, this intermediate training will help clinicians feel empowered to better understand concussion symptom patterns and know when symptoms may suggest something other than concussion may be occurring.

Instructor Credentials

Dr. McGill is a pediatric neuropsychologist in private practice in Virginia and Maryland where she evaluates children, adolescents, and young adults with a wide variety of neurodevelopmental and medical conditions. Dr. McGill is a clinician, researcher, teacher/trainer, and public health advocate for persons and families with brain injuries and has a sub-specialty in pediatric concussion. Current research interests include youth concussions with a focus on effective educational outreach, with a particular emphasis on developing concussion educational protocols and tools for those with developmental disabilities. She is currently serving as the Co-Investigator for the Virginia Concussion Initiative working alongside the Virginia Department of Health to implement concussion guidelines and develop resources to support public schools state-wide. She is an active advocate for community outreach and presents nationally to help prepare schools, leagues, and medical systems for concussion recognition and response. Learn more about Dr. McGill

Agenda:

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Cost: $60

Group rate discount of $5 per registration when enrolling 3 or more registrants from the same organization. Please contact us to receive your group discount code.

Please note, refunds will be issued in full (minus the Eventbrite registration fee) up until March 2, 2021. Refunds will not be issued after March 2nd. If you need to cancel, or to request a refund, please contact Stacy Coyle at [email protected]  or 202-363-1010 ext. 125.  

CE Credits:

2 CE credits awarded for psychologists. Full attendance of webinar is required to obtain CE credit. Credits may be available for other professionals – please check with your licensing board to see if they accept APA sponsored CE activities.

Location:
Webinar will be held via Zoom. Participants will receive a unique link to the webinar in their registration confirmation.

For more information, please contact Stacy Coyle at [email protected]  or 202-363-1010 ext. 125. Special accommodation requests must be made by March 4, 2021.

There is no known commercial support for this program.

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The Ross Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Ross Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For information about our grievance procedure relating to CE programs, click here. There is no commercial support for this program.

Facilitators

  • Catherine McGill, PsyD

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