Sponsored by the ETSU Office of Professional Development, the conference begins with registration and a continental breakfast at 7:45 a.m. and features sessions on a variety of topics throughout the day until 4:45 p.m.
Scheduled speakers and their topics include Dr. Kerry Proctor-Williams, ETSU Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, “Neurodevelopmental Outcomes for Infants and Children Prenatally Exposed to Opioids”; Dr. Courtney Hall, ETSU Department of Physical Therapy, “Fall Prevention in Older Adults: Steps to Better Balance and Greater Independence”; and Dr. Eric Roth, Roth Neuropsychology, “Causes and Neuropsychological Effects of Head Trauma in Our Aging Population.”
In addition, a session on “Adaptive Driving and Assessment” will be led by Leah Bell of Prisma Health, Greenville, South Carolina, and Fredda Roberts of the Crumley House will share a “Survivor Story.”
Several organizations and individuals are involved with this community-planned conference.
In addition to ETSU’s Office of Professional Development, planners include the university’s Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and Department of Physical Therapy, along with Roth Neuropsychology and Behavioral Health Associates, the Crumley House Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center and Milligan College’s Department of Occupational Therapy.
The $125 registration fee ($55 for students with ID) covers breakfast, lunch and breaks. General continuing education units and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association continuing education hours are available.
For registration or more information, call the Office of Professional Development at 1-800-222-3878 or visit www.etsu.edu/professionaldevelopment.