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Benchmarks at Burrell: Biomedical Factors in Medical and Cognitive Health - Sleep

This training is designed for mental health providers who provide treatment for individuals with complex, comorbid medical and psychiatric diagnoses.

The third and final day of this three-part series will review the importance of sleep in mental and cognitive health. You do not need to have attended the first two sessions in order to participate and benefit from this session. The presentation will review the science behind sleep and skills for assessing an individual’s sleep quality, in terms of their overall mental and cognitive health.

This intermediate-level training is designed for mental health providers who provide treatment or evaluation services to individuals with complex, comorbid medical and psychiatric diagnoses. The presentation will be based on scientifically proven facts and evidence-based practices with the intent of encouraging providers to take a biopsychosocial model to evaluating or conceptualizing a client, to avoid potential negative implications in a client's services rendered to them when another service would be more appropriate. The goal of this training is not to encourage providers to engage in treatment or evaluation services outside of their clinical competencies.

Dr. Vo currently provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation services to adults and older adults, and psychoeducational evaluations to children and adolescents. The most common referral questions she receives, include dementia, traumatic brain injury/concussion, ADHD, movement disorders, and learning disabilities. She is the past chair of the Vietnamese Neuropsychology Network and is an active member of the Asian Neuropsychological Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology, and International Neuropsychological Society, with the hopes of improving culturally competent neuropsychological assessment.

Date: Friday, May 27, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Lunch break from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.)
Cost: $25 for Burrell staff, $35 for community members (includes 6 CE credits, if applicable)
CE credits: Full participation AND return of post-session survey earns 6 CE credits

Click here to register.

Questions: Call Mandy Vela at 4177615020">417-761-5020 or e-mail amanda.vela@burrellcenter.com


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