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"I'm exhausted": Managing Caregiver Burnout. Dr. Teresa Young, PhD., Generations Psychological and Consultation Services

This talk will address multiple facets of caregiver burnout, including common concerns caregivers face, signs of burnout, and barriers to obtaining support. Audience members will gain a deeper understanding of the complexities and challenges caregivers face. They will be able to identify warning signs of burnout and how to break down barriers impeding wellness and support. Audience members also will learn to develop a caregiver action plan as part of this talk.

Dr. Teresa Young specializes in health psychology with an emphasis on adjustment to aging, chronic illness, acquired disability, and caregiver support. She earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology from Tennessee State University, completed internship with the Vanderbilt University – Tennessee Valley VA, and a postdoctoral fellowship in interdisciplinary health psychology through the Tennessee Valley VA. She then went on to work in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Iowa for several years. She moved to Columbus in the fall of 2019 and opened her private practice: Generations Psychological and Consultation Services. Dr. Young conducts psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and families who experience co-occurring medical problems, such as chronic health conditions, dementia, and acquired disabilities (e.g., amputation, spinal cord injury, etc.). She develops and implements programming related to caregiver support, peer mentoring, and pain management. She also is the new secretary of the Columbus Advisory Committee on Disability Issues.

Rural Health Strategies for Telemedicine. Philip Payne, Apportis

This talk will give an overview of Telemedicine, and explain the benefits, barriers and uses of Telemedicine for caregivers across Ohio.

Philip Payne founded Apportis in 2014 with the idea that technology alone does not solve Health problems, only humans can. The technologies Apportis creates support the clinicians and the patients on their joint healthcare journey. Mr. Payne has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and resides in Dublin, Ohio with his wife and daughter.

Helpful Gadgets and Technology for Caregivers. Kyle Corbin, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Kyle Corbin’s extensive background in almost every aspect of service delivery in the developmental disabilities field offers him a unique perspective when discussing technology solutions and community engagement with providers and county boards of developmental disabilities. Beginning with his role as a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional of Sharonview Nursing Home, an intermediate care facility in Clark County, Mr. Corbin’s diverse experience also includes serving as director of a large provider agency, a Major Unusual Incident and quality assurance manager with the Clark County Board of Developmental Disabilities, and program director for Montgomery Developmental Center.

As Community Life Enhancement manager for the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, Mr. Corbin works directly with county boards of developmental disabilities, service providers, and people accessing services to promote engagement where people work, live, and play, as well as promoting technology as the first consideration in solving service delivery issues while supporting people with developmental disabilities who want more independence.

Originally from the Dayton area, Mr. Corbin received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in public administration from Wright State University.