Resources: Educational

Resources: Educational

Lakeview’s extensive educational resources provide a state-of-the-art information network with seminars covering a wide range of relevant topics to guide current and future practice.

Resources: Educational

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Register and Earn 1 Certified Case Management or 1 Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Continuing Education Unit. Contact Lakeview to register and receive the PowerPoint presentation.


Call 603-539-8717 or send an email to lrivard@lakeview.ws.


 


Third Thursday at Three Archive


Oct. 18, 2012 Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD): Characteristics/ Symptoms, Etiology, Assessment, and Interventions


This presentation will discuss diagnostic criteria for Reactive Attachment Disorder, common characteristics and symptoms.  The attachment cycles of a child's first and second years of life, along with consequences of both successful and unsuccessful completion will be reviewed.  Characteristics of school that are problematic for students with RAD and behaviors that these children often commonly display in school will be addressed.  The presentation concludes with review of common assessment procedures used when working with children with RAD and suggestions for interventions.


Heidi Meyers, Clinical LiasonClinical Liaison, completed her Bachelors of Science degree in Special Education at the Pennsylvania State University.  Graduate work was completed at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in School Psychology, culminating in a Specialists degree.  Heidi worked as a school psychologist for approximately 5 years before moving into the clinical mental health field as a Behavior Specialist, Mobile Therapist, and Psychological Assistant.  Heidi joined Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center in July of 2011 as a Clinical Liaison.


Sep. 20, 2012 Intervention Strategies for Effective Communication and Academics for Students with Disabilities and NeuroBehavior


The panel will discuss weaning from mechanical ventilation via a team approach.  The objective is to identify evidence-based weaning techniques, speech intervention in regaining effective swallow following extended mechanical ventilation, and maintaining positive outcomes after discharge.  The team will also address cognitive interventions, therapeutic modalities and positive reinforcement strategies for patients with brain injury and other neurologic impairments who are weaning from mechanical ventilation.


by Robyn Rushing, RRT; Holly Sennett, SLP; Robert Rushing, CRT



video link to BrainLine.org, a WETA website funded by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center.


August 16, 2012   Case Study and Evidence Based Practice on Weaning from Trach/Artificial Airway in TBI with Vocal Cord Paralysis 


The panel will discuss weaning from mechanical ventilation via a team approach.  The objective is to identify evidence-based weaning techniques, speech intervention in regaining effective swallow following extended mechanical ventilation, and maintaining positive outcomes after discharge.  The team will also address cognitive interventions, therapeutic modalities and positive reinforcement strategies for patients with brain injury and other neurologic impairments who are weaning from mechanical ventilation.


Robyn R. Rushing, RRT, NRP, BBA is the VP of Medical Operations and Development, Hospital Administrator for Lakeview Specialty Hospital. Ms. Rushing has 20 years of hospital experience, entering the field as a licensed Respiratory Therapist. She has been instrumental in developing Lakeview’s medical operations including home health, services, ventilator programs, intermediate care unit, lab services, dialysis, bronchoscopy, endoscopy and critical care paramedic services.   Previously she served as Director of Business Development and later as Chief Executive Officer for three LTACs and as Administrative Director for Kaiser Rehabilitation Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ms. Rushing is a Member of the American College of Healthcare Executives the American College of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab.Robert Rushing, RT is the Director of Pulmonary and Invasive Services for Lakeview Specialty Hospital and Rehab.  He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center and is Certified by the National Board for Respiratory Care.  Mr. Rushing has over 20 years’ experience in the medical field as a Respiratory Therapist and Laboratory Director specializing in adult and pediatric life support, intensive care and advanced trauma life support.  He has been instrumental in the development of progressive ventilator weaning and community reintegration post traumatic injury for children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patient populations.


 6/21/2012


Gender Issues in Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Long Term Outcomes


by Dr. Tina Trudel, PhD


 



  • 5/29/2012

Skills and Strategies for Community Reintegration: Over- learning and Environmental Modification for Success


by Michael P. Mozonni Ph.D./BCBA-D/CBIST


 



  • 4/19/2012

Increasing Succesful Interation of Students with Traumatic Brain Injury and Asperger's Disorder


by Jim Para Cremer, MA, BCBA


Jan. 21, 2010 - Building a Therapeutic Relationship with Challenging Clients


This presentation will describe how the therapeutic relationship is a vehicle for positive change and how our decision making is compromised when our “buttons” are “pushed”. The four steps to clinical problem solving will be reviewed along with techniques for enhancing service delivery.


Presented by Steve Fox, MA. Steve is a behavior specialist/counselor and the Director of the Adult Program at Lakeview in New Hampshire. Steve holds a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of South Florida and has 35 years experience working in healthcare, 20 years working with persons with brain injury.


Feb. 18, 2010 - Some Guidelines in Conducting a Neuropsychological Evaluation for Commercial Insurance Carriers


This presentation will share how neuropsychological findings and opinions can be presented to best address the needs of the claimant and the commercial insurance carrier. The attendee will be able to identify similarities and differences between neuropsychological evaluations typically used for clinical purposes and those requested for disability determination. This knowledge will help you to be better prepared to conduct evaluations and to report results to commercial insurance carriers.


Presented by James E. Taylor, Ph.D. Dr. Taylor is the Program Director for the Youth and Adult Services at Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center in New Hampshire and has been a consultant to a commercial disability insurance company for the past six years.


March 18, 2010 - Sexuality After Brain Injury


Changes in sexual functioning and sexual satisfaction are common following traumatic brain injury (TBI). These changes can adversely impact rehabilitation and recovery and may result in decreased quality of life and behavioral health complications for persons with TBI, as well as having a negative impact upon relationships. Persons with TBI have indicated that sexuality is an important topic, but is often not adequately addressed during the rehabilitation process, particularly for those persons not already in a marital relationship with an involved spouse.


Presented by Tina M. Trudel, PhD. Dr. Trudel is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist with over 25 years experience in brain injury rehabilitation. She serves as Lakeview’s Chief Operating Officer, Senior Scientist for the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center at VANC, and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Trudel has published and presented extensively in the field and was the 2008 recipient of the Brain Injury Association of America’s Founder’s Award.


Apr. 15, 2010 - Interpreting the Individualized Education Plan for the Non-Educator


Participating in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process can feel similar to visiting a foreign country. Communicating can be difficult when you do not speak the language. This presentation will provide you with a common language so that you will be able to interpret the IEP and become a contributing member of the client’s IEP team.


Presented by Cathy Bergeron, M.Ed., MA. Cathy is the Director of Education at the Lakeview School in New Hampshire. Cathy is a Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Doctoral candidate through the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati Ohio and is certified by the New Hampshire Department of Education as a Highly Qualified Teacher and as a School Psychologist.


May 20, 2010 - Emotional, Behavioral, and Personality Changes after Brain Injury: Implications for Recovery


Traumatic Brain Injury has a significant effect on personality functioning in both adults and children. Emotional sequelai can be substantial and psychiatric disorders are common. The relationship between the site of the injury and the expression of emotional and behavioral symptomatology will be outlined. Behavioral techniques, family support programs, and psychopharmacological approaches will be reviewed.


Presented by Cynthia Sorenson, Psy.D


June 17, 2010 - Using Discrete Trial and Incidental Teaching to Facilitate Learning in Individuals Diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum


There are many methods that claim to facilitate learning for individuals on the autism spectrum. Some of these methods are supported with empirical evidence while others are not. Discrete Trial Teaching and Incidental Teaching are empirically valid teaching methods derived from behavior analysis. This presentation will introduce key methodological components and provide teaching examples using these methods.


Presented by Micheal Mozzoni, PhD. Michael  is the Director of Behavioral Services and Training for Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center in New Hampshire. Michael is a board certified behavior analyst and a certified brain injury specialist clinical trainer. Michael received his Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida State University and his Masters of Arts in Experimental Psychology from Harvard University.