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The SLP’s Role in Conversion Disorder (On Demand Webinar) (WEB19209)

Presenter(s): Via Strong, PsyD
Course Description

Conversion disorder, also commonly known as functional neurological symptom disorder, is a complex and often misunderstood condition that can affect an individual’s communication, cognition, and movement. This webinar will explore all aspects of the psychological disorder, including etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, counseling, and related issues to inform the SLP’s assessment and treatment of the disorder. The speaker will also discuss the SLP’s role specifically in working with children and teens with the disorder as they complete treatment and return to school.

Learning Objectives:
You will be able to:

  • explain the etiology and symptoms of conversion disorder
  • tailor your treatment plans to decrease symptoms and decrease risk of relapse
  • facilitate return to school for children and teens with conversion disorder, and help school professionals understand how best to assist students

What is a webinar?

Webinars are slide-based presentation and question-and-answer sessions that you can watch live at a pre-scheduled date and time or on-demand at your leisure after the live event occurs.

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Related course

Conversations on Conversion Disorder, an audio course that features Via Strong (this webinar's presenter) and SLP Rebecca Politis discussing the challenges and accomplishments they had working together to treat conversion disorder in a rehab setting.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
Item #(s): WEB19209
Available Through: November 01, 2024