Approved by VRA Canada for 11.75 Continuing Education Hours – Certificates available upon request
This Certificate Training Program will focus on providing information about behaviours after ABI that relate to learning and community participation. Children and youth with brain injury experience a wide range of challenges that affect their ability to manage at school, home and the community. Emphasis is on describing the cognitive-communicative problems that affect classroom learning, behaviour and community participation. Group problem solving activities will develop methods for assessing and treating educational and social challenges for these individuals from a functional perspective.
Who should attend:
This course will be extremely valuable for those working in community rehabilitation programs, social workers, therapists, educators and those working in the criminal justice system.
This course will:
- Address behaviours in the home, school and community that may indicate issues with learning and behaving
- Describe the cognitive-communicative problems that affect classroom learning, behaviour and community participation
- Provide treatment strategies
- Describe family resilience and means for support
- Illustrate how to use social communication to aid learning and behaving
- Plan for context-specific functional placements and outcomes
Professor: Catherine Wiseman-Hakes, PhD
To register, click the “REGISTER HERE” button above and select the course name from the list of events.