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Life After TBI: Coping With PTSD, Ambiguous Loss, and Mental Health Symptoms (WEB19749)

Presenter(s): Kelly Petska, PhD
Course Description


This session explores mental health conditions—including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and ambiguous loss—that individuals with TBI often experience. The speaker discusses how to recognize symptoms, normalize the experiences, and support recovery for individuals with TBI.

This course is a recorded session from the 2020 online conference “Maximizing Functional Outcomes for Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injuries.”

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • definePTSD, depression, and ambiguous loss
  • list empirical evidence regarding the correlation between TBI & mental health conditions
  • describe strategies to support recovery from TBI and mental health conditions

What is Included?

You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

Related Courses

View all courses from the 2020 online conference "Maximizing Functional Outcomes for Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injuries," available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.

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COURSE DETAILS
Item #(s): WEB19749
Available Through: March 18, 2025