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Advances in Diagnosis, Assessment, and Management of Pediatric Concussion

  • November 29, 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Online Webinar via Zoom


  • This registration is strictly open to board Members only

Advances in Diagnosis, Assessment, and Management of Pediatric Concussion

with Keith Yeates, PhD

Date: Wednesday, November 29th

Time: 6-8 pm PT

Live Webinar via Zoom

Keith Owen Yeates, PhD, ABPP, FCAHS, FRSC, is the Ronald and Irene Ward Chair in Pediatric Brain Injury, Professor of Psychology, and Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Calgary, in Alberta, Canada. He is the inaugural Chair of the Canadian Concussion Network. He has a 30-year track record of funded research focusing on the outcomes of childhood brain disorders, especially traumatic brain injury. A bibliometric analysis published in 2018 indicated he had authored more of the top-100 cited papers in pediatric TBI than any other researcher. Dr. Yeates was co-lead author of the report of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Expert Panel on Acute Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury among Children and Adolescents, an invited expert panel member at the 6th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport in Amsterdam, and an invited member of the expert consensus group for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Diagnostic Criteria for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. He was previously Associate Editor of the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Neuropsychology. Dr. Yeates has served as President of the Society of Clinical Neuropsychology (Division 40 of the American Psychological Association) and of the International Neuropsychological Society. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and the Royal Society of Canada. He has been ranked as one of the top 10 most influential neuropsychologists in North America over the past 50 years.

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Identify the revised American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine diagnostic criteria for milf traumatic brain injury

2. Select tests and other measures sensitive to pediatric concussion and persisting symptoms after concussion

3. List at least 3 evidence-based approaches to the management and treatment of pediatric concussion

Email events@ncnf.org with any questions.

APA CEs: 2

Webinar will be live-interactive and meets criteria for live CE hours

NCNF is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NCNF maintains responsibility for this program.  

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