IARP TEXAS - Spring 2021 Virtual Seminar


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Credits: 3.00 hours for CRC, CDMS, CCM, CLCP, and UNTWISE Applied, Approval pending

      Goals of Virtual Seminar

  • Sharpen your knowledge and skills – resulting in professional growth and accomplishment
  • Gather new ideas – acquire and share new information about what is happening today in the field of Case Management and Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Earn continuing education contact hours to apply toward professional growth and skill enhancement
  • Educate CCM board certified case managers, CRCC certified rehabilitation counselors, CDMS certified disability management specialists, CLCP certified life care planners, State of Texas licensed professional counselors (LPC), Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) Providers of employment services (UNTWISE) and other appropriate rehabilitation professionals regarding the changes that are occurring in the general field of rehabilitation with regard to communications, updating of laws and regulations, ethics, and new approaches to traditional aspects of rehabilitation and case management.

       Conference Objectives   

At the completion of the Virtual Seminar participants will be able to:

  1. Inform yourself of the current Texas labor market and employment outcomes.
  2. Realize available key labor market data.
  3. Learn about the clinical sequelae of covid-19.
  4. Understand the rehabilitation and challenges of recovery from covid-19 including return to daily life and work life.
  5. Gain a better understanding of the vestibular system, and resulting difficulties from dysfunction.
  6. Learn about the treatment and rehabilitation required for management of such disorders.



Friday, March 5, 2021


8:05 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.               
IARP Texas President: Welcome 

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.               
First Virtual Session (1.00 hour)
Decoding Labor Market Data
Understand current Texas labor market and key labor market data available.
William Lutz & Nancy Moore, Economist, Texas Workforce Commission 

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.             
Second Virtual Session (1.00 hour)
Rehabilitation of the Individual Recovering from Covid-19 – Lessons from the Select Medical Recovery and Reconditioning Program
Review post-acute and long-term sequelae of Covid-19, and challenges in rehabilitation.
Cory Malone, PT, Clinical Director, Select Medical, Louisville, KY                      

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.           
Third Virtual Session (1.00 hour)
An Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation Following an Acquired Brain Injury
Basic understanding of vestibular system, resulting difficulties, treatment and rehabilitation.
Whitney L. Chumbley, PT, DPT, Clinical Evaluator, Centre for Neuro Skills, Fort Worth, Texas

Total: 3.00 CEU hours


The virtual conference will be held live via Zoom webinar. All registered attendees will receive access information by email before the conference. For questions regarding the Zoom webinars, please contact Carolina Salazar: carolina@lopezkramberg.com



IARP Texas has applied for and approval is pending for 3.00 contact hours for Continuing Education purposes for CRC, CCM, CDMS, and CLCP. In addition, sufficient documentation and verification, as needed, will be provided for those seeking continuing education approval on their own from other licensing or certifying bodies including those for physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work, nursing, psychology, etc.

“It is CRCC, CDMSC, CCMC’s philosophical belief that all programs must be held in an accessible, barrier free location so that no one with a disability is excluded from participation. Furthermore, CRCC, CDMSC, CCMC strongly encourage all programs to comply with relevant federal, state, and local laws relating to serving people with disabilities.”

Certificates of Completion will be issued to seminar participants who fulfill the requirement of attendance at individual sessions; these certificates will be issued at the conclusion of the virtual seminar, and upon receipt of completed Evaluation Forms for each individual session attended, as well as the Overall Evaluation Form. The Continuing Education forms will be emailed to attendees 1-2 days after the conclusion of the virtual seminar.

Specific Certificates of Completion for CCM, CRC, CDMS, and CLCP will be issued only to those individuals who can be properly identified as having those certifications or licenses. Questions should be directed to Jacqueline Mendez: jacqueline@lopezkramberg.com


The International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals – Texas Chapter (IARP Texas), formerly known as the Texas Association of Rehabilitation Professionals and Providers of Services (TARPPS) is an affiliate of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP). IARP was established in 1977 and incorporated in 1982. IARP Texas was established in 1982.


IARP Texas is a Texas association that exclusively represents the interests of rehabilitation professionals in both the public and private sectors, and its membership is composed of case managers, vocational counselors, insurance nurses, professional counselors, job placement specialists, vocational evaluators, occupational therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, rehabilitation counselors, rehabilitation educators, disability management specialists, life care planners, ergonomic specialists, social workers, students enrolled in rehabilitation counseling programs and other related curricula, and a variety of rehabilitation facility personnel including administrators, managers, counselors, therapists, psychologists, and marketing personnel.                         




A number of IARP members made suggestions for topics and presenters for this Virtual conference and board members made the contacts necessary to secure some of the speakers we have here today. Special thanks to: Jacqueline V. Mendez, our Education Committee Chair as well as Education Committee members: Bob Cogburn, and Carolina V. Salazar for their very valuable assistance in preparing an educational and informative conference.


Special THANKS and APPRECIATION to all the presenters who have agreed to give freely of their time and effort to share their knowledge and expertise with those in attendance. They have unselfishly agreed to take time away from their busy careers to spend with us at the Spring Virtual Conference.


Event Date(s)

When:  Mar 5, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 11:45 AM (CT)
Associated with  Texas Chapter