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2013 Scientific and Clinical Meetings
Continuing Education Opportunities
Psychosocial Interventions in Multiple Sclerosis
Strategies for Mental Health and Social Service Professionals
sponsored by the National MS Society
Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013
2800 W. 15th St.
Plano, TX 75075
Clinical Neuropsychologist at Children's Medical Center Dallas and for the CMCD Pediatric Demyelinating Diseases Clinic; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Diana Logan, RN, MSN, FNP-C, BC, MSCN
Family Nurse Practitioner in the UT Southwestern Medical Center's Clinical Center for Multiple Sclerosis in Dallas, TX; Director of Total Life Care Clinic at UTSW
Katherine Treadaway, LCSW, MSCIR
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the UT Southwestern Medical Center's Clinical Center for Multiple Sclerosis
Program topics include: Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need to Know about the Disease • Adapting to Life with MS: Emotional Challenges and Coping Strategies for both Adults and Children • Cognitive Dysfunction in MS • MS and Intimacy • Parenting Challenges • Group Discussions • Q&A
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to: Describe the physical, emotional, and cognitive impact of MS on individuals and their families • Recognize and address the challenges of working with clients with a chronic, disabling disease • Identify client needs and facilitate efforts to adapt and problem-solve
Mental health professionals (social workers, marriage and family therapists, and licensed professional counselors) will earn 3 CEUs. A certificate of completion will also be provided.
Space is limited. Please RSVP to Erica Sutton, by phone at 469-619-4708 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Program is free; lunch and refreshments will be provided.