New Brain Injury Rehabilitation Course Now Available From Approved Continuing Education Provider Education Resources Inc.

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To help healthcare professionals address the rising prevalence of traumatic brain injuries and post concussion syndrome, Education Resources Inc. is now offering a new course that provides clinicians with evidence based strategies and techniques to address specific symptoms experienced by patients recovering from brain injuries.

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“This course provided me with an abundance of clinical applications and realistic treatment ideas. Thank you ERI for providing a terrific learning opportunity with the perfect combination of clinical experience and commitment to research” -Peter Njoroge,

The course, Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Concussion Syndrome, is recommended for occupational therapists and assistants, physical therapists and assistants, speech language pathologists, teachers, psychologists, counselors, and social workers. Participants will identify neurophysiological correlates of symptoms of post brain injury and symptoms, functional implications, and strategy options that may be customized to client need. The course will provide a framework of intervention that may be used across age spans and symptom severity, as well as teach participants to implement and adapt context-specific functional strategies to their clients' symptom and environmental demands. Participants can earn 13.5 contact hours (1.35 CEUs) while growing their skills.

Shari Woelke is an occupational therapist and sole proprietor of Woelke Occupational Therapy (WOT) based in Ottawa, Ontario Canada. Her current practice primarily targets brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder (largely with military patients), learning and emotional disorders. The company is engaged in several research initiatives investigating the potential of EEG biofeedback techniques to motor recovery post brain injury and emotional regulation in military veterans post combat. Shari published the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Basics series of ebooks in 2012. Shari is board certified in biofeedback modalities and provides mental health, brain injury and biofeedback mentoring support to other service providers.

Education Resources Inc. is pleased to partner with Allina Commons to bring this course to Minneapolis, Minnesota on December 5-6, 2015, with Henrico Doctor's Hospital to bring this course to Richmond, Virginia on December 11-12, 2015 and with Burke Rehabilitation Hospital to bring this course to White Plains, NY on January 29-30, 2016.

Education Resources Inc. is a leading provider of evidence-based continuing education for physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, assistants, educators and other health care professionals. For over 25 years, Education Resources Inc. and its esteemed faculty have educated therapists around the world on the latest topics applicable to clinicians practicing across the entire continuum of care. Education Resources, Inc. is co-owned by two physical therapists and is based in Massachusetts.

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