Epilepsy is a chronic neurologic disease that impacts 3.5 million people in the United States. The burden of psychiatric and cognitive comorbidities in people living with epilepsy is high. Amongst the most frequent comorbidities in epilepsy are depression, anxiety, and memory challenges. Self-management programs educate and empower patients to address the challenges chronic disease and comorbidities can bring. A growing body of evidence supports the use of epilepsy self-management to improve health and quality of life outcomes.
Behavioral Health Providers, including social workers, psychologists, nurse practitioners, psychiatry advanced practice providers and counselors.
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This program is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award under cooperative agreement number 1U58DP0026256-04-00, CFDA 93.850, funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.
Instructors must divulge at the beginning of the course any vested interest in any product, instrument, device or materials that may be used in the learning event.
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Name: Danielle Solomon
Title: Vice President, Human Resources
Students, prospective students and third parties contact:
Name: LaQueisa Haynes-Smith
Title: Director, Training & Education