Mental Health and Behavioral Outcomes of Brain Injury: Identification and Management in Schools

Lindsay Cirincione, Psy.D.
 
This session will provide information on common mood, mental health, and behavioral outcomes of pediatric brain injury across the spectrum of injury, including concussion and more severe injuries. Additionally, participants will be provided with a number of tools and strategies for identifying and managing these concerns in a school setting. Finally, information on care coordination and the advantage of a “team approach” to managing outcomes of pediatric brain injury will be presented.
 
Credits: Act 48, ASHA, Psych
Audience: Special Education Teachers; Teachers/other professionals who work with students who have sustained a traumatic brain injury; Speech Therapists; General Education Teachers; Supervisors/Administrators; Occupational Therapists; Physical Therapists; School Counselors; School Psychologists; Parents, Guardians, Family Members; Paraprofessionals

Speaker Bio: Dr. Lindsay Cirincione is a licensed psychologist and faculty at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. Her clinical and research interests involve the provision of psychology services to children and adolescents with Brain Injury, Headache, and other chronic medical conditions. She specializes in the incorporation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy into the treatment of children and adolescents with concussions.
Lindsay Cirinicione