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The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) hosts monthly webinars to provide information and facilitate discussion on a variety of topics related to psychological health and traumatic brain injury. The webinars are open to the public, and many provide continuing education.

Application of Behavioral Health Technology Tools in the Clinical Care of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Jan. 15, 2015; 1-2:30 p.m. (EST)

The clinical practice guidelines produced by the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs provide a framework for ensuring evidence-based care for patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). This webinar will demonstrate two mobile applications produced by the National Center for Telehealth & Technology that offer providers evidence-informed tools for treatment and engagement of patients with mild TBI. The presenter will review some empirical findings that support the use of these apps and will demonstrate how to incorporate these tools into current clinical practice. In addition, he will highlight several emerging tools that may have promise for future use with this population.

Additionally, this webinar will:

  • Compare innovative, behavioral-health technology tools and describe some of the empirical evidence for their integration in clinical care with mild TBI patients.
  • Discuss the use of behavioral-health technology tools as assistive devices in mild TBI rehabilitation to facilitate recovery from the adverse effects of mild TBI and increase engagement in care.
  • Distinguish between evidence-based standards of care, as described in the clinical practice guidelines, and the acceptable use of evidence-informed technology tools to supplement clinical care.

David C. Cooper, Psy.D.
Psychologist, Mobile Health Program
National Center for Telehealth & Technology
Joint Base Lewis-McChord
Tacoma, Washington

Maj. Pamela DiPatrizio, AN, MSN, CEN, CPEN
Chief, Office of Education Outreach
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Silver Spring, Maryland

Continuing Education
Continuing education credit is available from Duke Medicine. You must register on or before 3 p.m. (ET) Jan. 15, 2015,to qualify for the receipt of continuing education credit.

To qualify for receipt of continuing education credit for applicable webinars, eligible participants must create a profile in the Duke Medicine Learning Management System and register for the event on, or before, the event registration deadline. Complete responses to all pre-registration questions are required to receive credit for attending this event. For guidance on creating a user account and event registration in the Duke Medicine Learning Management System site, please visit

The awarding of continuing education credit is limited to health care providers who actively provide psychological health and traumatic brain injury care to U.S. active-duty service members, reservists, National Guardsmen, military veterans and/or their families.

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