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Pediatric & Adolescent Task Force

 

The Pediatric and Adolescent Task Force is comprised of multiple disciplines collaborating to improve the lives of youth with TBI and acquired brain injury.  We currently have multiple projects in progress and sponsor the Mark Ylvisaker Memorial Pediatric Brain Injury Symposium,  held annually at the ACRM conference.

The Task Force welcomes new members who are interested in pediatric acquired brain injury.

Purpose: The purpose of the Pediatric Adolescent Task Force is to build interdisciplinary collaborations to help children.

 

CO-CHAIRS

Juliet Haarbauer-Krupa

Julie Haarbauer-Krupa, PhD, FACRM
Senior Health Scientist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Drew NageleDrew A. Nagele, PsyD, CBIST, CESP, FACRM
Clinical Professor
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Nagele NeuroRehab Consulting, LLC
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AWARDS

  • Dr. Jessica Salley Riccardi- Travel Award

2023 GOALS

  1. Continuation of the Mark Ylvisaker Memorial Pediatric Symposium
  2. Build collaborations with Pediatric Networking Group and Pediatric Stroke Group
  3. Support Member – initiated projects and collaborations

2022 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

“Mark Ylvisaker Memorial Symposium”
2022 Speaker-Melissa McCart, Ed.D, Center for Brain Injury Research, University of Oregon
Title: Supporting Students with Brain Injury in Schools: Community Collaboration

2021 GOALS

  • Transition to Adulthood Working Group Systematic Review – Jaclyn Stephens, PhD
  • Continuation of the Mark Ylvisaker Memorial Pediatric Symposium
  • Build collaborations with Pediatric Networking Group and Pediatric Stroke Group
  • Member-initiated projects and collaborations

 


CURRENT PROJECTS

 

  • Pediatric Cognitive Rehabilitation – Dr. Drew Nagele, lead. Members from this group who have worked on this include Tanya Brown, Angela Ciccia, Felicia Connor, Kim Davis, Julie Haarbauer-Krupa, Christine Koterba, Jennifer Lundine,, and Melissa McCart
  • Mild TBI Task Force – Dr. Drew Nagele
  • Family Working Group – Dr. Jennifer Lundine. Paper published this year: Jennifer P. Lundine, Angela H. Ciccia, Christine Koterba &
    Ann Guernon (2022): Factors that Influence Follow-Up Care for Families of Children with Acquired Brain Injury: A Scoping Review, Brain Injury,
    DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2022.2051741.
  • Collaboration with the National Coalition on Children’s Brain Injury(NCCBI) – Melissa McCart, Jennifer Lundine, and Brenda Eagan-Johnson now lead this group
  • Collaboration with the ACRM Pediatric Stroke Group and Pediatric Rehabilitation Networking group 
  • Pediatric COVID Project – Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson and Dr. Jiabin Shen
  • Transition to Adulthood Working Group Systematic Review – Led by Dr. Jaclyn Stephens and Dr. Jiabin Shen, this group received funding from BI-ISIG to conduct a literature review to better understand the transition to adulthood for adolescents who experienced Traumatic Brain Injury. The Group has completed the review and is currently working on the manuscript.
  • Mark Ylvisaker Memorial Symposium
    • 2020 Speaker: Dr. Peter Meulenbroek, University of Kentucky
    • Title: Using a Model for Well-being as a Framework for Client-Directed Goal Development in Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Mild TBI Task Force – Dr. Drew Nagele
  • Family Working Group – Symposium at ACRM 2019 Conference – Jennifer Lundine, PhD
  • Collaboration with the National Coalition on Children’s Brain Injury (NCCBI)
  • Collaboration with the ACRM Pediatric Stroke Group
  • Transition to Adulthood Working Group Systematic Review – Funding application to ACRM Evidence in Practice Committee – Jaclyn Stephens, PhD

 


YLVISAKER PEDIATRIC BRAIN INJURY SYMPOSIUM

About Mark Ylvisaker

Mark Ylvisaker

Mark Ylvisaker was a pioneer in the field of pediatric brain injury whose work emphasized practical approaches in everyday activities with emphasis on collaborations. Mark passed away in 2009.

Jointly sponsored by the BI-ISIG Pediatric and Adolescent Task Force with support from the ACRM Pediatric Rehabilitation Networking Group, the annual Mark Ylvisaker Memorial Pediatric Brain Injury Symposium will continue Dr. Ylvisaker’s influence on the field of pediatric brain injury by focusing on the values he emulated.

Learn more history of the Ylvisaker Symposium >>

 

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