IARP Summer Series #2: September Registration
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When: September 2, 9, 16, 23
Wednesdays @ 1pm CST
Where: Virtual
United States

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Join Us for the IARP Summer Series

The IARP Summer Series #2 will take place on Wednesdays from September 2–23 at 1:00 p.m. CDT. Four one-hour sessions will be offered through this format. These sessions were carefully selected to address highly-relevant and timely topics within the rehabilitation profession.

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Summer Series 2 (September 2, 9, 16, 23)

Member: $175
Non-member: $225

Summer Series Session Details


Presenter Overview

Summer Series 2 – September

  • Rebecca M.S. Busch, RN, MBA, CCM
  • Dr. Joseph Law, MS, Ed.D., LPC, Licensed Psychologist
  • Johnathan H. Goree, MD
  • Jason Purinton, MS, CRC, BSN-RN


4.0 CEs of the following credits have been applied: CRCC, CDMS, CVE, CWA, CCAA, ABVE, CCMC, CLCP, MSCC (Pending Approval)

Summer Series #2, September Agenda

September 2, 2020 – 1:00pm CST

Incorporating Data Management/Technology Patient Assessment Tool within your LCP

Rebecca M.S. Busch, RN, MBA, CCM

Session Details

The life care planning process specifies the longer term medical, psychological, and rehabilitative needs of the individual throughout their life time. This session discusses an assessment model to assess the individual’s ability to manage health information and technology. This data and technology readiness should help support the appropriate resources required.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the principles of the Data Management Capability Model (DCAM).
  2. Apply DCAM principals to patient data readiness assessments
  3. Understand how to include DCAM assessments within a life care plan as supporting foundation for case management functions and/or technology aides.

Speaker Bio:
Rebecca M.S. Busch is President and CEO of Medical Business Associates, Inc., a healthcare consulting, auditing and forensic services firm. Her career has resulted in various proprietary audit platforms in multi market verticals in healthcare, patents, authorship of 200+ articles, books, and presentations to consumers, government, corporate and professional entities.

September 9, 2020 – 1:00pm CST

PTSD, TBI, and Telehealth Lessons Learned in the Era of COVID-19

Dr. Joseph Law, MS, Ed.D., LPC, Licensed Psychologist

Session Details

The recent COVID 19 pandemic has brought strong interest among consumers and providers of counseling and therapy. Many insurance carriers are now encouraging providers to use various Telehealth modalities to provide services. This session will provide an opportunity for attendees to share lessons learned after 8 months of the pandemic and how we can use this knowledge going forward with a variety of clients. There will be an emphasis on consumers who suffer from trauma, stress disorders and neurocognitive disorders.

Learning Objectives

  1. Implement techniques of Telehealth delivery of services to patients with PTSD and TBI.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical principles in service delivery via Telehealth.
  3. Develop a triage plan for Telehealth services with patients who have limited computer skills.
  4. Articulate best practices in Telehealth for rehabilitation counseling and life care planning.

Speaker Bio:
 Dr. Law served numerous tours in the infantry during the Vietnam War, then turned his efforts toward providing care to disabled veterans. He has worked in a variety of settings, including as a VA psychologist and rehabilitation provider, VA consultant, and SS vocational expert. He is now a retired university professor and in private practice.

September 16, 2020 – 1:00pm CST 

CRPS, It’s Complex!: My Experience from the acute treatment of over 200 clinical cases

Johnathan H. Goree, MD

Session Details

According to the McGill Pain Scale, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is one of the most painful chronic diseases of modern medicine. Despite its severity, it is poorly understood, rarely diagnosed, and treatment algorithms vary from provider to provider. During this session, we will discuss the most common theories on the pathophysiology of this disease. We will summarize and review the past and current evidence behind commonly used treatment options including physical therapy modalities, adjuvant medications, opioids, sympathetic nerve injections, and neuromodulation. Lastly, there will be a discussion of specific cases including both successful treatments and unfortunate failures.

Learning Objectives

  1. Examine the pathophysiology behind Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  2. Discuss common exam findings and diagnostic tests consistent with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  3. Analyze the evidence behind commonly used treatments for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  4. Formulate a protocol including all evidence based treatments and examine its successes and failures in clinical practice

Speaker Bios:
- Following service in the U.S. Air Force, Jacob C. Holzer, MD, completed medical school and a medicine internship at Tufts University, psychiatry residency at Yale University, and fellowships in clinical neuroscience research at Yale and neuropsychiatry/behavioral neurology at Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard University. Since completing his training, he has provided direct clinical care in neuropsychiatry, psychopharmacology, and geriatric psychiatry, in addition to consultation in forensic psychiatry and legal medicine. He is ABPN board certified in general and forensic psychiatry, and received Massachusetts DMH forensic certification. Dr. Holzer has consulted in public and private sectors with attorneys, courts, businesses, and government agencies. His professional and academic focus has involved several areas of forensic psychiatry and risk management, including consultation in forensic mental health aspects of defense and national security. He recently edited a textbook in forensic psychiatry.

September 23, 2020 – 1:00pm CST

Linkedin for Rehab Professionals and Job Placement Specialists

Jason Purinton, MS, CRC, BSN-RN

Session Details

This session will teach attendees best practices in building a professional LinkedIn profile for those in the rehabilitation profession. The presenter will cover how to develop marketing content that can be used to market to the people who will hire you.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, participants will learn:

  1. What must be on a linked in profile.
  2. Things to avoid in social media marketing.
  3. Where to find value add content
  4. Designing a drip strategy to drip your name on your contacts throughout the year.

Speaker Bio:
Jason Purinton offers nearly 10 years of experience serving persons with disabilities in various capacities including rehabilitation counseling, healthcare and financial counseling. He provides career coaching and placement services for a variety of individuals. Mr. Purinton serves as a vocational rehabilitation counselor and assists in the vocational assessment of an individual’s work capacity, transferable skills, labor market access, and earning capacity. Mr. Purinton has been qualified as a Vocational Expert to the Social Security Administration. He consults on matters involving worker's compensation, personal injury, divorce, employment and social security disability.

Cancellation Policy

To receive a registration refund, less a $25 processing fee, all cancellations must be received via this form by August 26, 2020 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time. No refunds will be granted thereafter. No-shows will not be refunded. Registrations can be transferred to another person within your organization with the same membership status by contacting info@rehabpro.org.

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