Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury and Differentiating Symptoms of TBI and Psychiatric Illness
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The symptoms of psychiatric illness often mimic brain injury.�� This session will discuss the basics of brain injury and will identify ways to differentiate psychiatric illness and brain injury.
Participants will understand the basic etiology, neuropathology, and consequences of TBI.
Participants will identify symptoms that may overlap between TBI and psychiatric illness.
Participants will understand differentiation of symptoms related to TBI and psychiatric illness.
Participants will be exposed to treatment considerations to promote personalized and effective care
Tom Martin, Psy.D., ABPP, CBISTis a licensed psychologist in the State of Missouri. He is Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology. He is also a Certified Brain Injury Trainer.
Dr. Martin has been with the University of Missouri Health System since 2002. He has served as the Chief Psychologist at the Missouri Rehabilitation Center. He is currently the Director of Adult Neuropsychology with the Department of Health Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Dr. Martin is a well-known and well-respected published author and professional education presenter.
He is the immediate past President of the Brain Injury Association of Missouri.
John Bennett, M.S. CCC-SLP is the Manager of Business Development for Missouri Rehabilitation Center. He has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Brain Injury Association of Missouri since 2007 and is now the President of the Board of Directors.