Course Webinar: Functional, Personally Relevant Goals for Adults with Acquired Brain Injury
Course description: This course discusses goal setting protocols available to clinicians serving adults with acquired brain injury. Instruction will focus on a novel technique that promotes a systematic, collaborative goal setting process. We will highlight case studies and create plans for incorporating these procedures within current care.
Presented by Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP
Originally presented: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences at the University of Arizona where she runs the Cognitive Communication Brain Lab. Dr. Brown serves in various capacities for several professional organizations including the Arizona Brain Injury Alliance, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, American Congress of Rehabilitative Medicine, Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences, and the National Institute of Health. Her research, clinical, and teaching interests relate to assessment and treatment of functional cognitive and communicative outcomes for individuals with acquired neurological deficits. Dr. Brown's research is funded by the University of Arizona and the National Institute of Health.
Duration: 1 hour.
Target audience: Rehabilitation clinicians who work with adults who have survived brain injuries
0:00 - Introduction and background
0:05 - Procedural options for setting goals in neurorehab and level of collaboration/inclusivity of patient perspectives within each
0:20 - Proposed collaborative goal setting protocol and description of worksheet/documents
0:35 - Case study #1
0:40 - Case study #2
0:45 - Summary and recommendations - tips on how to incorporate these procedures in your current practices across settings
0:50 - Q/A session
1:00 - End course + quiz
Instructional level: Intermediate (Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter. Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.)
Key learning outcomes:
As a result of this activity, the participant will be able to...
- Summarize common practices related to goal setting in neurorehabilitation.
- Apply a novel, goal-setting technique to enhance collaboration among clinicians and adult clients with cognitive and communicative challenges following brain injury.
- Formulate plans to implement collaborative goal setting procedures within current clinical practices
- This course will be presented on the Zoom platform.
- High-speed internet connection is required.
Recorded course information:
- The recorded course will be made available on April 29, 2021.
- The course will be available for CEUs until April 28, 2026.
- You may register before the course is available and will receive an email with the link to the course once it becomes available.
- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
- Presenter receives a salary from the University of Arizona.
- The presenter serves as a member or in leadership roles for the following organizations: American Congress of Rehabilitative Medicine, Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences, American Speech Language Hearing Association, National Institute of Health, Arizona Brain Injury Alliance.
Instructional methodology: Lecture
Course completion requirements:
- Full attendance during webinar, as tracked by on-time login and online presence for the duration of the course.
- Passing score of 100% on a 3-10 question quiz. You will receive immediate feedback and be able to correct answers. We want to ensure that you have the correct information as presented in this course.
- Quiz needs to be completed within 2 hours of end of course.
- Completion of program evaluation form.