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Friday, September 16, 2011

Case Management of Mild TBI – DCoE Webinar Scheduled for September 22

By Carla Voorhees

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) is hosting its monthly webinar on September 22nd, this time focusing on Case Management of Mild TBI.

The webinar will emphasize the need for a collaborative approach to treatment and the role of the case manager. Speakers will provide resources and tips to assist military case managers with service members experiencing persistent symptoms related to concussion/mTBI.

Scheduled speakers include:

Lisa Perla, MSN, ARNP, CNRN
National Polytrauma Coordinator
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Susan Kennedy, RN, BSN, CCM
Case Management Consultant
Altarum, TBI Clinical Standards of Care Directorate
Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury

Jennifer Audette, LCSW, CCM
OEF/OIF/OND Program Manager
Albany VA Medical Center, N.Y.

To register, be added to the distribution list or for more information, email DCoE directly at

DCoE monthly webinars provide information and facilitate discussion on a variety of topics related to psychological health and traumatic brain injury. Each month features a different topic with presentations by subject matter experts followed by an interactive discussion period. Resources and reference materials related to the topic are provided each month and are available online. All speakers’ presentations are archived on the monthly webinar section of the DCoE website.

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