2021.03.24 – Concussion Symptom Treatment and Education Program for Children and Adolescents: A Feasibility Study (Live Webinar)

A Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Research live webinar featuring Tess S. Simpson, Ph.D. and Kelly A. McNally, Ph.D., ABPP-CN. Airs live at 3 p.m. ET March 24, 2021. Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. ET March 22, 2021.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. EST March 22, 2021.

Join this Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Research webinar as Tess S. Simpson, Ph.D. and Kelly A. McNally, Ph.D., ABPP-CN describe a manualized, brief cognitive behavioral intervention program for children and adolescents with persistent post-concussive symptoms. The discussion will also cover treatment content and application details. Pilot data will be presented, suggesting this is a feasible intervention that may reduce self- and parent-reported symptoms as well as increase health-related quality of life.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn details of a behavioral intervention program for children and adolescents with persistent post-concussive symptoms.
  • Examine pilot data on the feasibility of the intervention program.
  • Examine content and application by utilizing a case example.

Includes 1 ACBIS CEU.

Speaker Bios:

Dr. Tess S. Simpson is an Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is a pediatric rehabilitation psychologist who provides outpatient behavioral health services to patients with acute and/or chronic medical conditions and consultation/intervention services in a multidisciplinary spina bifida/spinal cord injury clinic. Dr. Simpson’s clinical and research interests include treatment intervention for youth with persistent post-concussive symptoms following mild TBI and evaluation/intervention for youth with spina bifida.

Dr. Kelly A. McNally is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University. She is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist with subspecialty certification in pediatric neuropsychology. She is the co-director of the Complex Concussion Clinic and the Neuropsychology Fellowship Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Her clinical and research interests are in the areas of pediatric concussion/TBI and epilepsy neuropsychological assessment and intervention.

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