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Best Practices in Vocational Reentry Following Acquired Brain Injury

[No CEs] Supporting clients to maximize vocational outcomes after an acquired brain injury is particularly challenging, as clients typically experience a unique combination of physical, cognitive, psychological and behavioral problems after injury. However, there are sound methods that a rehabilitation professional can employ to provide effective vocational rehabilitation services.

This presentation will illustrate the typical vocational challenges of acquired brain injury and discuss methods for supporting clients in vocational planning, placement and sustained success in competitive or volunteer placements.

Objectives

  1. List the cognative, physical, psychological and behavioral sequelae of ABI that impact vocational planning and work reentry
  2. Utilize techniques to facilitate insight and vocational adjustment in adults with ABI
  3. Develop methods for providing appropriate and effective long-term vocational support for adults with ABI

Speaker
Mike McCord, MS, CRC, CCM, CLCP, F/ABVE