Jana Downum is a biofeedback therapist at Pate, and a doctoral student in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, at Saybrook University. Jana will present a poster at the annual meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB) in Seattle, Washington on March 11, 2016. Jana will present preliminary research findings on her doctoral dissertation research,
Keith McWilliams, OTR/L, MOT, CBIS, DRS presented “Driving and Self-Efficacy for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries” at the Texas Occupational Therapy Association annual conference on November 6-7, 2015 in Richardson, Texas.
The focus of the presentation was the relationship between self-efficacy and the instrumental activity of daily living (IADL) of driving.
Jennifer Featherston, PhD, LPC, CRC, CVE, EAGALA Certified and Emily Harstad, OTR/L, MOT, CBIS, both of Pate Rehabilitation, gave a two hour presentation titled “The OT’s Role in Vocational Rehabilitation” at the Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA) annual conference in Richardson, Texas on November 7, 2015. Jennifer and Emily provided occupational therapists with an in-depth introduction to vocational rehabilitation,
An excellent presentation was given at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) conference by Dr. Carlos Marquez de la Plata and Dr. Marlene Vega, both of Pate Rehabilitation; and Dr. Aida Saldivar from Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center.
It focused on how to improve brain injury outcomes among minorities,
Congratulations to Heidi Richardson, MS, CRC, BCB, LPC on becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor. To achieve this accomplishment, Heidi had to pass the state exam and complete a 3,000 hour internship.
Congratulations also go out to Erin Perez, PT, DPT, NCS and Kelley Allen, PT, DPT, NCS on achieving the Neurologic Clinical Specialist certification.