An overview of the experience of depression after brain injury will be discussed in this course. Specifically, it will describe how depression can impact occupational engagement after brain injury and address current literature in this area and future considerations for practice.
Course created on October 28, 2022
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 05347; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-960842; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Mental Health
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the prevalence and factors associated with brain injury and depression.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the role of occupational therapists in brain injury and depression.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common treatment options for brain injury and depression, specifically in areas in which occupational therapists can facilitate improvement in depressive symptoms after brain injury.
|5-10 Minutes||Overview of brain injury and depression|
|10-20 Minutes||Factors associated with brain injury and depression|
|20-35 Minutes||Occupational therapist's role in neurorehabilitation and mental health|
|35-45 Minutes||Treatment modalities for brain injury and depression|
|45-55 Minutes||Treatments in occupational for brain injury and depression; Future considerations for practice|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Registered Occupational Therapist, PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia
Jasleen Grewal is a PhD student in Rehabilitation Science at the University of British Columbia. She is a registered occupational therapist with experience working in home care, school-based rehabilitation, acute care, and community mental health. Jasleen’s research is informed by her clinical experience. Her research focuses on the use of virtual reality in neurorehabilitation. Specifically, she is interested in understanding the efficacy of virtual reality, as well as the experiences of clinicians and patients when using virtual reality. Additionally, Jasleen has a special interest in mental health rehabilitation and its relation to brain injury and substance use.
PhD, BSc (Occupational Therapy)
Julia is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (OSOT) at the University of British Columbia. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy at the University of Alberta and her PhD from the University of Queensland, Australia, focused on the efficacy of cognitive interventions for people with traumatic brain injuries. She then completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Brain Behaviour Lab at the University of British Columbia, investigating the neurophysiological impact of mild traumatic brain injury in children and youth. Her research is informed by patient and clinician partnerships, patient engagement, and evidence translation.
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