Online Course » Adult-Acquired Traumatic Brain Injury: Existential Implications and Clinical Considerations

Course Description:
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause irreparable harm to individuals and have profound effects on families and communities. In addition to the physical and neurological effects, brain injury creates an intense boundary experience that forces clients to confront the existential givens of freedom, death, isolation, and meaninglessness. This program provides an overview of TBI and its existential implications for clients, emphasizing interventions and clinical considerations for mental health counselors working with clients who have experienced TBI.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Describe existential implications of TBI for clients; and
  • Discuss counseling issues that should be considered when working with clients with TBI.
Author Bio:
Faith Patterson is affiliated with Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center in Fishersville, VA. A. Renee Staton is affiliated with James Madison University. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to A. Renee Staton, MSC 7401, Department of Graduate Psychology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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