Serving Those Who Served Us First: Evidence to Support Effective Interventions for Returning Veterans

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Faculty Mentor: Teal Benevides


Objectives of Presentation:

  1. Discuss the impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on occupational performance
  2. Identify a minimum of 3 interventions in the scope of occupational therapy that are effective in increasing participation and quality of life for returning veterans diagnosed with a TBI and/or PTSD
  3. Explain 3 clinical implications of occupational therapy & its role for returning veterans who have PTSD &/or sustained a TBI.

PICO: What is the evidence supporting interventions within the scope of occupational therapy for returning veterans who have been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and/or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in order to increase participation and quality of life?

Presentation: 45 minutes

Veterans_Handout.pdf (150 kB)

VeteransCall for Papers.pdf (352 kB)
Veterans Call for Paper