Course Overview

This is a free training course intended for service providers in Michigan's public service agencies, including Community Mental Health Services Providers, Department of Human Services, MI Choice Waiver Agents, Area Agencies on Aging, Special Education professionals, and anyone who serves people with brain injury.

This course is presented in four modules. You must successfully complete all four modules in order to receive your certificate. This would be appropriate for CRC/CRCC, CMHP, QMHP.

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (1.5), MCBAP-S (0.0), Mi-CEC (0.0), Nursing (0.0)

Topics Covered

Overview of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

The first module of this course provides the course participants with an in-depth overview of the incidences and prevalence of traumatic brain injury in pediatric clients. This includes evidence-based research and statistics about the common natures of the injury and provides potential outcome prediction tactics. 

Cognitive and Academic Consequences and Needs

This module of the course provides a deeper look into the biological consequences that may be apparent in a pediatric client who has suffered a traumatic brain injury. Topics covered in this section relate mainly to learning and cognitive ability (I.Q., language, etc.) that may have been affected.

Psychological and Psychiatric Consequences and Needs

This course provides participants with research regarding the prevalence of behavioral health disorders as a potential result of pediatric traumatic brain injury. Potential disorders may include PTSD, depression, and anxiety. 

Family and Social Consequences and Needs

The final module of this course focuses on the impact on family and social engagement in clients that have suffered a traumatic brain injury, as well as offers potential proactive intervention strategies for either preventing the injury or intervening post-injury to effect positive behavioral change. 

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