Rehabilitation for Functional Movement Disorders—The Works IC 27

NOTE  Attendees are expected to watch the recorded course anytime at their convenience & then JOIN the one-hour LIVE discussion with presenters & other rehab. pros on Sat 20Mar.

DAY Saturday March 20 2021

TIME 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

TOPIC AREAS Cross Cutting, Clinical Practice, Measurement

CAREER LEVEL Intermediate


Review the evidence basis for therapeutic techniques for FMDs, including CBT, PT, and OT across different treatment settings.


  1. Upon completion, participants will be able to understand the current neuroscientific evidence for Functional Movement Disorders (FMDs)
  2. Upon completion, participants will understand the FMD physician’s role for evaluating and triaging FMD patients in the acute hospital setting.
  3. Upon completion, participants will understand methods for assessing and managing FMDs in the outpatient clinic setting, including establishing an outpatient FMD clinic.
  4. Upon completion, participants will understand the evidence basis for combining Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for treating FMDs across treatment settings.
  5. Upon completion, participants will be able to understand the extent and kinds of physical symptom improvement that can follow efficacious rehabilitation for FMDs from observing video case presentations


This course is pre-recorded from the ACRM 2020 Annual Conference. Buy now and watch the course anytime and anywhere at your convenience and earn CME/CEUs right away. Then, take the evaluation and complete the steps to earn CME/CEUs and don’t miss the 1-hour LIVE DISCUSSION with presenters on Saturday, 20 March.

Registration includes a Certificate of Attendance and /or CME/CEU processing for the following disciplines:

  • Certified Case Managers (CCMC)
  • Disability Management Specialists (CDMS)
  • Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
  • Massage Therapists (NCBTMB)
  • Nurses (ANCC)
  • Occupational Therapists (AOTA)
  • Physical Therapists (TBD)
  • Physicians (ACCME Includes Canada Physicians and Physician Assistants)
  • Registered Dietitians (CDR)
  • Rehabilitation Counselors (CRCC)
  • Rehabilitation Psychologist (APA Division 22)
  • Social Workers (NASW)
  • Speech-Language-Hearing Pathologists (ASHA)


  • 4 hours of pre-recorded instruction
  • 1 hour of Live Discussion/Q&A
  • Continuing education credit processing
  • Access to presentation slides (if provided by presenters)
  • NON-members receive introductory 6- month membership


$99 members / $149 non-members
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Victor W. Mark, MD
Associate Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama


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Amy J. Knight, PhD
Associate Professor, Division Director of Rehabilitation Psychology
University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine
Birmingham, Alabama


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Ginger Polich, MD, MS
Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine
Cambridge, Massachusetts


Seth D. Herman, MD
Brain Injury Medical Director
California Rehabilitation Institute
Los Angeles, California


Stacey Zalanowski, DPT
Physical Therapy Practice Leader, Stroke and Pediatric Programs
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Massachusetts


The Spring Meeting is host to the ACRM Training Institute, providing rehabilitation researchers and clinicians seeking CME/CEUs with exciting opportunities for in-depth training and the translation of evidence-based knowledge into clinical practice for rehabilitation clinicians and researchers

Choose from ten courses and earn a Certificate of Attendance and/or up to 20 contact hours of Continuing Education credit in your choice of 13 disciplines via the 2020 Annual Conference Pre-recorded Sessions.

The ACRM Spring Meeting is also a venue for networking and collaborating within the ACRM interdisciplinary community groups and committees. Come find your tribe, contribute to the field, and become a member of this vibrant and welcoming community. These groups are the heart of ACRM, working to IMPROVE LIVES through rehabilitation research.

PRO members may join community group meetings free-of-charge and learn how to get involved — to help get the research into practice faster and move the rehabilitation field forward.

Two days-worth of continuing education with up to 20 contact hours CME/CEUs



*Although no significant changes are anticipated, all courses and presenters are subject to change.