This full day workshop was presented by Prof Jennie Ponsford, Dr Adam McKay and Dr Dana Wong.
Synopsis of session:
Brightwater Care Group is pleased to partner with ASSBI and Monash University to bring you a full day workshop that reviews and presents findings on the role of cognitive behavioural therapy for fatigue and sleep difficulties post-ABI; upskills participants in delivering therapy; and evaluates alternative therapy options for fatigue and sleep, namely light therapy for fatigue and melatonin for sleep disturbance.
• Address the nature and treatment of sleep disturbance and fatigue following brain injury
• Review and present findings on the role of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for fatigue/sleep difficulties post ABI
• Explain the content and structure of the manualised CBT program for fatigue/sleep difficulties post-ABI and show videos of CBT in action
• Upskill in how to apply CBT adapted for people with cognitive impairment
• Evaluate alternative therapy options for fatigue and sleep; namely, light therapy for fatigue, and melatonin for sleep disturbance
Target Audience: people working in health, mental health and disability; in particular allied health and clinical health and service providers, planners and LCs.
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