VRT Division Webinar: Visual Impairment and Mental Health

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October 30, 2020 to October 30, 2020

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Visual Impairment and Mental Health

Date: Friday, October 30, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Central Time
Cost: Free for AER Members

This presentation reviews common mental health concerns that may arise with people who are experiencing visual impairment and their families, as well as recommendations for working with this population.

 

Topic: AER VRT Webinar: Visual Impairment and Mental Health

Time: Oct 30, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Zoom Login: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83479196184?pwd=bzNWbm1LL2xVNTkyemJnYjYvSGtPUT09

Presenter Information:

  • Full Name: Alyssa Cunningham, PsyD, MSCP
  • Title: Psychologist
  • Work Affiliation/Company: Hines VA Hospital, BRC

 

Virtual Session Information:

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to identify common mental health concerns that arise when working with Veterans with visual impairment.

Participants will be able to identify common concerns from families of Veterans with visual impairment.

Participants will be able to identify coping skills recommended for families of and Veterans with visual impairment.

Learning Level (beginning, intermediate, etc.): Beginner to Intermediate

 

Presenter (s) bio: 

Dr. Cunningham is a psychologist at the Hines VA Hospital in the Central Blind Rehabilitation Center. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Hines VA Hospital in the Inpatient Medical Care emphasis and has a background in health and rehab psychology.