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Speaker – Jennifer Featherston

Kimberly Hill - Friday, February 22, 2019

 

Please join us March 29-30, 2019 at our 12th Annual Conference … “EXPANDING POSSIBILITIES.” On Friday and Saturday, professionals will have the opportunity to hear from an exciting line up of experts in the field of brain and spinal cord injury, neurology, and rehabilitation while earning up to 12 CEUs. On “Survivor Saturday,” survivors will participate in hands on workshops, socialize with others and hear motivational and helpful presentations. Registration information, along with the schedule of events and location can be found at www.biala.org or info@biala.org.

Jennifer Featherston, PhD, LPC, CRC, CVE, EAGALA will be presenting on Saturday, March 30th at 9:45 am on “Vocational Rehabilitation for Brain Injuries”

Dr. Jennifer Featherston is the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for Pate Rehabilitation. She joined Pate in 2009 after working as the director of a non-profit organization serving individuals with disabilities in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She obtained her doctorate degree in Rehabilitation Education and Research from University of Arkansas and is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, and Certified Vocational Evaluation Specialist. Dr. Featherston is also certified through the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) to practice equine assisted psychotherapy. Additionally, she provides supervision and training in brain injury rehabilitation for graduate students in the Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling department at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She has over 15 years’ experience in rehabilitation psychology and disability research, with specialization in vocational assessment, job placement, and psychosocial issues related to adjustment to disability following brain injury. She is a member of the Society of Counseling Psychology and the Rehabilitation Psychology divisions of the American Psychological Association and is a member of the National Rehabilitation Association.

 


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