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PAUL M. DEUTSCH, PH.D., C.R.C., C.C.M.,CLCP, FIALCP

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, (FL. MH#0000117)
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
Certified Case Manager
Certified Life Care Planner
Fellow of the International Academy of Life Care Planners

10 Windsormere Way, Suite 400
Oviedo, Florida 32765

PRIVATE PRACTICE

Paul M. Deutsch & Associates, P.A.

    • Board Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
    • Board Certified Life Care Planner
    • Board Certified Case Manager
    • Catastrophic Case Management
    • Fellow of the International Academy of Life Care Planners
    • Professional Training/Teaching
    • Curriculum Development/Consultation
    • Research
    • Software Development
    • Patient and Family Education
    • Consultation
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
    • Diplomate in Psychotherapy

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Philosophy-Admitted through the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling (Majored in a joint program of Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education. Subspecialization-Spinal Cord Injuries-with sub-specialization doctoral work directed by Justine Vaughan M.D. Department of Physiatry, Shands Teaching Hospital and member of my Doctoral Committee. Admitted to candidacy 1976. Completed and defended dissertation December 1982. Degree Awarded January 1983 - University of Florida - College of Health Related Professions.

  • Master's Degree - Rehabilitation Counseling   - University of Florida - College of Health Related Professions- MRC.
    Minor - Behavioral Psychology and Counselor Education  (Experimental Analysis of Behavior Program University of Florida (Degree Awarded: 1972)

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree - Psychology  - Rollins College (Degree Awarded: 1971)

FELLOWSHIP/HONORS

  • Life Time Achievement Award in Rehabilitation from the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals-2007
  • Alumni of the Year –College of Public Health and Health Professions-(Formerly- College of Health Related Professions (-University of Florida 2006).
  • Life Time Achievement Award-Presented "In recognition of your dedication and countless contributions to the field of Life Care Planning."-Presented by the International Conference of Life Care Planners; The International Academy of Life Care Planners; The University of Florida; Virginia Commonwealth University; Kaplan University;  The American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants; and The National Rehabilitation Association -October 11, 2003
  • National Rehabilitation Educator of the Year  (International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals -IARP) -1993
  • Alumni of the Year - College of  Public Health and Health Professions, ( Formerly College of Health Related Professions) -University of Florida (1988).
  • E TA RHO PI - Honor Society - University of Florida - College of Health Related Professions
  • PI LAMBDA THETA - National Honor Society for Counselor Education - University of Florida
  • Rehabilitation Service Administration - Master's Degree – Fellowship

Professional Interviews as original developer of Life Care Planning

The Case Manager

Nurse Week

Vital Signs

Journal Of Life Care Planning

Physical Therapy Today

Social Work Today

Endo Nursing

TEACHING

University of Florida-Curriculum Developer-Life Care Planning Program.

University of Florida-Instructor for Life Care Planning Online and On site continuing education program beginning February 1, 2006.

Senior Faculty- Kaplan University Healthcare Pathway's, Life Care Planning Program. Chairperson-Board of Advisors for the Life Care Planning Program

Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling- Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling 2002 to Present.

Courtesy Faculty- Department of Rehabilitation Counseling- College of Health Related Professions, University of Florida 1985-Present

Kaplan University-Curriculum Development for Life Care Planning Training Program- Beginning July 2003

Kaplan University -Curriculum Development for Case Management Program in the Healthcare Pathways program, scheduled to begin April 2004.

Kaplan University -Curriculum Development for Geriatric Care Management Program in the Healthcare Pathways program, scheduled to begin in the summer of 2004.

FACULTY MEMBER- Re-contracted in 2000 with Intelicus/University of Florida to teach in this program:Intelicus/University of Florida Certificate Program in Life Care Planning and Catastrophic Case Management - A two year post-graduate training program in medical case management and life care planning affiliated as a certificate program with the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling, College of Health Related Professions, University of Florida.

Track 1 - Introduction to and Basics of Life Care Planning (Four-Five 16 hour courses per year)
             Content includes but not limited to Basic Life Care Methodology; Research Methodology;
                      

Interpreting Research Literature; Ethics; Analyzing the Life Care Plan.

Annual Life Care Planning and Case Management Conference

Advanced Forensic Consultation Conference

Professor Clinical Rehabilitation-Louisiana State University Medical Center- November 1996 to 1999).  Includes course lectures, continuing education programs, Life Care Planning Clinic development, Life Care Planning software and database development and publications. 

FACULTY MEMBER through September 1996 (1994-1995 FACULTY CHAIR)- Rehabilitation Training Institute/University of Florida Certificate Program in Life Care Planning and Catastrophic Case Management - A two year post-graduate training program in medical case management and life care planning affiliated as a certificate program with the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling, College of Health Related Professions, University of Florida.

Track 1 - Introduction to and Basics of Life Care Planning
Track 2 - Vocational Assessment and Testing for All Disabilities
Track 4 - Rehabilitation Testimony
Track 5 - Spinal Cord
Track 6 - Brain Damage
Track 7 - Multiple Orthopedics
Track 8 - Business Principles, Malpractice, and Professional Ethics

Faculty- Department of Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Florida. 1976-1978 while in Doctoral program. Taught Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis for the Social Sciences in the Masters Program.

SPECIAL TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION (PARTIAL LIST)

  • Through Course attendance, teaching, submitted and peer reviewed research or peer reviewed journal articles, peer review of submitted chapter contributions, or published textbooks I have exceeded the requirement of fifty hours of continuing in 2005.  This included three sixteen hour workshops presented for the University of Florida/MediPro's  certificate program in Life Care Planning.  Teaching in Kaplan Universities Life Care Planning Program.  A Presentation on Daubert and the Expert's Role as an Educator continuing presented at the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals. 
  • International Conference on Life Care Planning- Atlanta 2006
  • International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals-Annual Conference-2004 through 2006
  • IARP Forensic Conference-Life Care Planning Section-2004 through 2006.
  • International Life Care Planning Conference-San Francisco-September 2005
  • International Life Care Planning Conference-New Orleans-October, 2004
  • International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals-Arizona-May,2004
  • Through Course attendance, teaching, submitted and peer reviewed research or peer reviewed journal articles, peer review of submitted chapter contributions, or published textbooks I have exceeded the requirement of fifty hours of continuing education annually in each year of practice from 1972 through 2003.
  • I have researched and taught numerous courses for the University of Florida, LSU Medical Center’s Department of Rehabilitation and Kaplan Univerties’ Healthcare Pathways Program in the following areas over the past sixteen years:
  • Introduction to Life Care Planning
  • Basic Tenets and Methodology of Life Care Planning
  • Life Care Planning and Case Management In:

    Spinal Cord Injury
    Brain Injury
    Pediatric Traumatic onset Brain Injury
    Birth Onset Brain Injury
    Burns
    Amputations
    Aids
    Pulmonary Impairment and Occupational Illness
    Cardiovascular Impairments
    Severe, Multiple Orthopedic Impairments
    Psychological Impairments
    Research Design and Statistical Methodology
    Understanding Research Methodology and Interpreting Research Literature
    Life Expectancy Issues and Catastrophic Disability
    Professional Standards and Ethics

A partial list of conferences and programs attended follows:

  • Long term Opioid Therapy in Management of Chronic Pain-Int'l LCP Conf. '03
  • Aging with Catastrophic Disability-Int'l LCP Conf. '03
  • The Educators Role Continues-Meeting the Demands Under Daubert-Presentor

International Life Care Planning Conference October 9, 2003.

  • Medicare Set-Aside Trusts-New Orleans-June 2003
  • Medical Errors (For the Mental Health Mental Health Counselor)
  • Domestic Abuse (Requirement for Mental Health Licensure)
  • National Institute of Health-College on Drug Dependence-Quebec-Summer 2002
  • Life Care Planning Summit 2002
  • Advanced Practice Conference Research Methodology for the Life Care Planner, Spring 2002
  • Annual Life Care Planning Conference New Orleans (featured speaker) October, 2001
  • Annual Life Care Planning Conference New Orleans (featured speaker) October, 2000
  • Life Care Planning Summit 2000
  • Annual Life Care Planning Conference New Orleans October 1999
  • Annual Life Care Planning Conference New Orleans October 1998
  • AIDS Case Management (4/1992) (Meets HIV requirements of the Mental Health Licensure)
  • The International Brain Injury Symposium - New Orleans, LA (3/1991)
  • National Head Injury Foundation - Chicago, IL (12/1989)
  • Rehabilitation Management of the AIDS Patient - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (3/1989)
  • First International Head Injury Symposium - Advances in Clinical Practice, Mediplex Rehab-Bradenton (1/1989)
  • First Moscow Medical Institute - 200 hours of lectures, patient demonstrations, and training in Soviet Neuropsychological Assessment Techniques (3/1988)
  • National Head Injury Foundation - San Diego, CA (12/1987)
  • American Psychological Association - New York, NY (8/1987)
  • National Head Injury Foundation - Chicago, IL (12/1986)
  • First Moscow Medical Institute - 75 hours of lectures, patient demonstrations, training in Soviet Neuropsychological Assessment and Rehabilitation (12/1986)
  • CRC - Chicago, IL (7/1986)
  • FARPPS - Miami, FL (5/1986)
  • Course on Cerebral Palsy.  Tufts - New England University Medical Center (1985)
  • Seminar on the Brain Injured Adult with Special Pediatric Session.  Medical College of Virginia (1985)
  • The Challenge of the Traumatically Brain Injured.  National Head Injury Foundation, Boston (1984)
  • International Symposium on the Traumatic Brain Injured Adult and Child.  Tufts University School of Medicine (1981)
  • Spinal Cord Institute, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (1973)
  • Training Program in Prosthetics and Orthotics, Emory University Medical School (1973)
  • Second Quarterly Spinal Cord Seminar, Jackson Memorial Hospital (1973)
  • Seminar - Rehabilitation of the Spinal Cord Injured, Morgan Rehabilitation Center, Florida Hospital (1973)

EXPERIENCE

PAUL M. DEUTSCH & ASSOCIATES, P.A.                                   Orlando, Florida
                                                                                                            6/1976 - Present
           
Rehabilitation Counseling, catastrophic case management, life care planning professional training, patient and family disability education, mental health counseling, consultation, research, and writing represent the primary focus of this practice.

Foundation for Life Care Planning Research Inc.                   Orlando, Florida
                                                                                 11/2001-Present

Associated with the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Georgia State University and University of Florida, the Foundation was established as a nonprofit research group.  The focus is on Life Care Plan validation studies and rehabilitation research.  Also being developed in the foundation is a research mentoring program and a standards commission.  The current Board of Directors includes Paul M. Deutsch Ph.D., Roger Weed Ph.D., Terry Winkler M.D., Patti McCollom MS,RN, Chris Reid Ph.D., and Susan Riddick-Grisham RN.  Current doctoral dissertation students represent Ohio State University, Georgia State University, University of Florida and Barry University.

Learning Applications Inc.                                                             Orlando, Florida
                                                                                                              1991- 2000

A research and development company responsible for developing Media Matrix, a multi-media, computer based tutorial system.  The system utilizes multiple depths of material presentation including text, outlines, bullet charts, video, graphics and other resources for education.  The system is geared toward use in University based courses, distance education, patient and family education and textbook replacement.

FAIRVIEW SHORES                                                                          Orlando, Florida
Staff Rehabilitation Counselor/Mental Health Counselor      6/1988 - 01/96

Long-term Supported Living Program for the Head Injured.  Facility provided both a residential and a day component with full supervision, vocational programming, supported work programs, recreational therapy and psychological support.

PAUL M. DEUTSCH PRESS, INC.                                                    Orlando, Florida
Owner/Chairman                                                                              (Sold 1992)

Scientific publications with a focus on medicine, psychology, rehabilitation, and the health related professions. A significant emphasis had been placed on bringing research out of the former Soviet Union and publishing it for the western scientific community.

REHABILITATION TRAINING INSTITUTE                                   Orlando, Florida
Continuing Education/Training                                                     1986  - November 1, 1996

Rehabilitation Professionals       (See Teaching - Faculty Chair.)

THE HEAD INJURY REHABILITATION CENTER, INC.               Orlando, Florida
Co-Director                                                                                         1983 - 1987

Co-Director of a community based, group oriented head injury rehabilitation program.  Involved in cognitive remediation, group and individual counseling and vocational rehabilitation.  Also involved in development of a transitional employment program and placement of the brain injured.  Includes responsibility for individual and group therapy as well as case management.

THE CENTER FOR REHABILITATION, INC.                                 Orlando, Florida
Director/Rehabilitation Counselor                                              1977 - 1980

Responsible for general coordination and administrative duties.  Performed vocational rehabilitation evaluations and maintained responsibility for the design and administering of rehabilitation programs.  Also responsible for counseling in both group and individual settings.  Worked with handicapped individuals in a multi-disciplinary approach to chronic pain management.  Extensive experience and research on chronic pain and chronic disability syndromes were developed through this work experience.

REHABILITATION RESOURCES, INC.                                          Orlando, Florida
Rehabilitation Specialist                                                               1973 - 1976

Performed evaluations to determine capacities of handicapped individuals.  Provided counseling, career guidance and general follow-up activities including job placement, development of wage and employment data, and maintenance of job data banks.

DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION                          Orlando, Florida
Counselor II                                                                                       1972 - 1973

Caseload limited to severe disabilities, including spinal cord injured, stroke, brain injury, and amputations.  Responsible for the work evaluation program at Florida Hospital, Morgan Rehabilitation Center.  Responsible for review of area employers and placement of clients.  Approximately forty-five clients over a fifteen month period were placed in training programs and jobs.

VETERAN'S ADMINISTRATION HOSPITAL                                  Gainesville, Florida
Psychology Technician                                                                      1971 - 1972

CONSULTANT WORK

  • University of Florida-Curriculum Development.  Developer of the Life Care Planning Curriculum to open on February 1, 2006.
  • Kaplan University Curriculum Developer-Life Care Planning Program; Case Management Program; Elder Care Management Program.  All Part of the Health Care Pathways Program for the University.
  • Consultant/Trainer for the Case Management Association in the United Kingdom - Training in Life Care Planning and Case Management - April 1994.
  • Appointed by the first Deputy Prime Minister of the USSR to lead a project on the development of the first rehabilitation centers in the USSR.  This project ended with the coup and subsequent breakup of the Union.
  • Liaison between the Barotoshvili Institute, Tbilisi, Georgia, USSR, and the joint University of Florida/Rollins College Program to develop joint research projects and shared graduate student training (1987-1990).
  • Liaison between the University of Florida, College of Health Related Professions and Moscow State University to develop a sister university program for the health related professions (1989-1990).
  • Consultant to VAAP (Soviet Copyright Agency) on Neuro-psychological Rehabilitation/Psychology Publications for the West (1986-1990).
  • Consultation in litigation under the Federal Tort Claims Act and personal injury litigation (Federal and State Courts throughout the United States).
  • Vocational expert under contract with the Social Security Administration and the Bureau of Hearings and Appeals (1973-1988).

 

PUBLICATIONS - BOOKS

Deutsch, Paul M.; Sawyer, Horace W.: A Guide to Rehabilitation, Volumes 1 , 2 & 3. AHAB Press, White Plains, New York, 1995 with updates through 2005. 

A text for the practitioner in rehabilitation psychology, rehabilitation nursing, rehabilitation counseling and physicians interested in Life Care Planning.  Covers the major medical, psychological and vocational rehabilitation implications for each disability listed in the "AMA Guide to Permanent Impairments."

Deutsch, Paul M.; Fralish, Kathleen: Innovations in Head Injury Rehabilitation Volumes 1 & 2. AHAB Press 1995-2003.

Deutsch, Paul M, McCollom, Patricia, Weed, Roger, Barens, Debbie, The Experts Role As An Educator Continues: Meeting  The Demands Under Daubert. 2002 AHAB Press, New York.

Deutsch, Paul M.; A Guide to Rehabilitation Testimony: The Expert's Role as an Educator, St. Lucie Press, Inc., Orlando, Florida, 1990.

Kitchen, Julie A.; Deutsch, Paul M.; Cody, L. Stuart; Life Care Planning for the Brain Damaged Infant: A Step by Step Guide.  PMD Press, Inc., Orlando, Florida, 1989.

Deutsch, Paul M.; Weed, Roger O.; Kitchen, Julie A.; Sluis, Anne: Life Care Planning for the Spinal Cord Injured: A Step by Step Guide, PMD Press, Inc., 1989.

Deutsch, Paul M.; Weed, Roger O.; Kitchen, Julie A.; Sluis, Anne: Life Care Planning for the Head Injured: A Step by Step Guide, PMD Press, Inc., 1989.

Deutsch, Paul M.; Fralish, Kathleen: Innovations in Head Injury Rehabilitation Volumes 1 & 2. Matthew Bender.

A text for Health Related Professions working in Head Injury Rehabilitation.  Provides a practical reference and an international perspective.

Deutsch, Paul M.; Sawyer, Horace W.: A Guide to Rehabilitation, Volumes 1 & 2.  Matthew Bender, 1985 with updates through 1994.

A text for the practitioner in rehabilitation psychology, rehabilitation nursing, rehabilitation counseling and physicians interested in Life Care Planning.  Covers the major medical, psychological and vocational rehabilitation implications for each disability listed in the "AMA Guide to Permanent Impairments."

Deutsch, Paul M.; Raffa, Frederick: Damages in Tort Actions, Volumes 9, 10, & 11. Matthew Bender, 1982 with updates through 1997.  (Now published by Lexus Nexus and updates reinitiated in 2004 and updated through 2006). 

These volumes begin with a focus on the use of vocational rehabilitation and economic experts in personal injury and wrongful death litigation.  Extensive information on the rehabilitation process from initial evaluation through completion of the rehabilitation plan is provided They continue in the next volumes to present extensive research on the rehabilitation and economic implications of all types of personal injuries.  Both catastrophic and non-catastrophic injuries are explored in terms of their vocational ramifications with extensive guidance on all the rehabilitation and economic consequences of long-term disability by impairment using case examples of injuries and impairment to a variety of anatomical sites and functions.

PUBLICATIONS – NEWSLETTERS

Editorial Board Member-Journal of Life Care Planning, (2003,2004, 2005, 2006, 2007).

Editorial Board Member- Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005),
 Journal of the American Board of Vocational Experts

Editorial Board Member - Journal of Private Sector Rehabilitation, (Now Rehab Pro).

Editorial Board Member - Aspen Publishers, Inc., Inside Case Management.

Deutsch, Paul M., Editor, Contributor: The Rehab Consultant (formerly Life Care Facts), Paul M. Deutsch Press, Inc.    Ended 1992.

Associate Editor- Journal of Forensic Vocational Rehabilitation Special Edition in Association with the Louisiana State University Medical Center.  (Inaugural issue of Journal of Forensic Vocational Analysis)

PUBLICATIONS - CHAPTERS AND ARTICLES

Deutsch, P.M., Introduction to Life Care Planning. International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation:
An Online Multilingual Resource:  Published jointly by the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research of the US Department of Education and CIRRIE in partnership with L’Institue de re’adaptation endificence physique de Quebec, (Quebec Rehabilitation Institute for Physical Disabilities.

Yu, Nami S., Pomeranz, Jamie L., Moorehouse, Michael D., Shaw, Linda R., and Deutsch, Paul M., Identifying a New Area of Damages: Assessing Time Loss Associated with Bowel Management, Journal of Life Care Planning, Vol. 7 Number 1, 2008. Pgs. 3-11,

Deutsch, P.M.,  Kendall, S. L., Raffa, F., Daninhirsch, C., and Cimino-Ferguson, S., Technologies Impact on Life Care Planning: A Pilot Study of Children with Cerebral Palsy.  The Journal of Life Care Planning 206, Vol. 4 number 4, pgs.161-172.

Deutsch, P.M., Kendall, S. L., Danninhirsh, C., Cimino-Ferguson, S., and McCollom, P., Vocational Outcomes after Brain Injury in a Patient Population Evaluated for Life Care Planning Reliability. NeuroRehabilitation 21 (2006) 1-10, IOS Press.

Deutsch, Paul M., Setting the Standards in Life Care Planning:  Be on the Cutting Edge of this Sub-Specialty,
Brain Injury/Professional, Volume 3 Number 2  pgs. 12-15-Special issue on Life Care Planning, 2006. 

Allison, Lori, Deutsch, Paul M., "Introduction to Life Care Planning", Damages In Tort Actions, Lexus Nexus, Spring 2005 Release.

Deutsch, Paul M., Allison, Lori, and Cimino-Ferguson, Sara, "Life Care Planning Assessments and Their Impact on Quality of Life in Spinal Cord Injury", Topics in Spinal Cord Injury, Spring 2005.

Deutsch, Paul M., "In Search of Ethics: Conversations with Men and Women of Character" A Book Review, Journal of Life Care Planning, Volume 4, Number 1, January 2005.

Reid, C., Deutsch, P., & Kitchen, J. (2005). Life care planning.  In F. Chan,  M. Leahy, & J. Saunders, Case management for rehabilitation health professionals (2nd ed.), Volume 1, Foundational Aspects (pp. 228 – 263).  Osage Beach, MO:  Aspen Professional Services.

Deutsch, P., & Allison, L. (Eds.). (2004). Proceedings of the life care planning Summit 2004. Journal of Life Care Planning, 3(3), 193-202.

Allison, Lori, McCollom, Patricia, Deutsch, Paul M., "Overview of Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements",  Journal of Continuing Care, March/April 2004 pgs. 15-17 &33.

Deutsch, P., & Allison, L. (2004). Daubert vs. Merrill Dow: Implications for the life care planner. In P. Deutsch & F. Raffa (Eds.), Damages in Tort Actions. Newark, NJ: Lexis Nexis.

Deutsch, Paul M.,  "Daubert VS Merrill Dow: Implications for the Life Care Planner", Case Management and Life Care Planning of the Pediatric Patient, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL., 2004 Release. 

Reid, C., Deutsch, P., & Kitchen, J. (2004). Case management with people who have AIDS or HIV infection, health care and disability case management (2nd ed.). Vocational Consultants’ Press.

Deutsch, Paul M., Allison, Lori, Kendall, Sheri, "Research Design And Statistics:  A Practical Guide To Reading Research Literature and Practice Guidelines", Chapter 9B ,  A Guide to Rehabilitation, AHAB Press., Fall 2003 Release.

Deutsch, Paul M.,  Allison, Lori, "An Introduction to Life Care Planning:  History, Tenets, Methodologies and Principles", Chapter 5,  A Guide to Rehabilitation, AHAB Press., Fall 2003 Release.

Deutsch, Paul M., Reid, Christine, A., "Life Care Planning: A Methodology for Catastrophic Disability Analysis".  Chapter, The Catastrophic Injury Handbook. Kendall Hunt Publishing Co. 2003.

Sutton, Amy M., Deutsch, Paul M., Weed, Roger O., & Barens, Debra E., Reliability of Life Care Plans: A Comparison of Original and Updated Plans.  Journal of Life Care Planning, Volume I, number 3,  pages 187-194, 2002.

Kendall, Sherie,  Deutsch, Paul M., Research Methodology for Life Care Planners. Journal of Life Care Planning, Volume 1, number 2, pages 157-168, 2002.

Countiss, Richard, Deutsch, Paul M., The Life Care Planner, The Judge and Mr. Daubert. Journal of Life Care Planning, Volume 1, number 1, pages 35-47. 2002.

Countiss, Richard, Deutsch, Paul M., Amicus Curiae Brief: (Seventh District Court of Appeals Texas), Journal of Life Care Planning, Volume 1, number 1, 2002.

Weed, R., Barens, D., Deutsch, P.M., Bibliography of Life Care Planning and Related Publications. Journal of Life Care Planning, Volume 1, number 1, 2002.

Reid, C., Deutsch, P., & Kitchen, J.  (2001).  Life Care Planning.  In P. Rumrill, J. Bellini, & L. Koch (Eds.), Emerging issues in rehabilitation counseling: Perspectives on the new millennium (pp. 59-88).  Springfield, IL:  Charles C. Thomas.

Deutsch, Paul M., Life Care Planning: A Historical Perspective. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury, 2001.

Deutsch, Paul M., Learning to Question Research: A Methodology for Analysis.  Chapter in process 2001 update in A Guide to Rehabilitation (Includes an analysis of the statistical conclusions from the National Spinal Cord Data Research Center.

Reid, C., Deutsch, P., Kitchen, J., & Aznavoorian, K.  (1999).  Life Care Planning.  In  F. Chan & M. Leahy (Eds.), Healthcare and disability case management (pp. 415-453).  Lake Zurich, IL: Vocational Consultants Press.

Reid, C., Deutsch, P., Life Care Planning. In P. Rumrill, J. Bellini, & L. Koch, Emerging issues in Rehabilitation Counseling.

Deutsch, Paul M., Life Care Planning Into the 21st Century: Can We Meet the Standards.  Journal of Forensic Rehabilitation, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Volume I Issue I. 1996

Reid, Chris, Deutsch, Paul M., Kitchen, Julie A., and Aznavoorian, Karen: Life Care Planning and Case Management, Chapter. 1997

Reid, Chris, Deutsch, Paul M., Kitchen,  Julie A.: Life Care Planning and Case Management with AIDS Patients, Chapter. 1997

Deutsch, Paul M., Kitchen, Julie A.: Rehabilitation Technology - Chapter contribution, A Guide to Rehabilitation, 1994.

Deutsch, Paul M.: Encyclopedia of Disability and Rehabilitation: Life Care Planning, Chapter contribution. MacMillan Publishing Company, 1994.

Deutsch, Paul M., Kitchen, Julie A,: Life Care Planning, Seminars in Hearing-Volume 15, Number 3, August, 1994, pages 207-223.

Deutsch, Paul M.: Life Care Planning Future Trends, Journal for NARPPS.

Deutsch, Paul M.; Kitchen, Julie A.; Sammarco, Donald: Life Care Planning and Aids, Chapter contribution; A Guide to Rehabilitation; Matthew Bender, 1993.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Life Care Planning: Its Growth and Development," Viewpoints: An Update on Issues in Head Injury Rehabilitation, Tangram, August 1992.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Life Expectancy in Catastrophic Disability: Issues and Parameters for the Rehabilitation Professional," NARPPS Journal & News, Spring 1992.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Life Expectancy in Catastrophic Disability: Issues and Parameters for the Rehabilitation Professional," A Guide to Rehabilitation, Matthew Bender & Co., Spring 1992 Release.

Profile:  Paul M. Deutsch, The Case Manager, January, February, March 1992.

Deutsch, Paul M. Chapter contribution to The Coma - Emerging Patient, "Life Care Planning," Hanley & Belfus, Inc., October 1990.

Deutsch, Paul M.; Kitchen, Julie A.; Cody, Stuart L.:  "Life Care Planning and the Discharge Process," Viewpoints: An Update on Issues in Head Injury Rehabilitation, Tangram, Fall 1989, Vol. XIII.

Deutsch, Paul M.: Kitchen, Julie A.; and Morgan, Nancy:  "Life Care Planning and Catastrophic Case Management," Head Injury Reporter, New Medico, Summer 1988, Vol. I, Issue I.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Ventilator Dependency," A Guide to Rehabilitation, Matthew Bender, 1987.

Deutsch, Paul M.; Sawyer, Horace W.; Jenkins, William M.; Kitchen, Julie A.:  "Life Care Planning in Catastrophic Case Management," Journal of Private Sector Rehabilitation, 1986.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Spinal Cord Injury Update," Damages in Tort Actions, Matthew Bender, 1986.

Deutsch, Paul M:  "Burns," A Guide to Rehabilitation, Matthew Bender, 1986.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Cardiovascular Impairments," A Guide to Rehabilitation, Matthew Bender, 1986.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Pulmonary Impairments," A Guide to Rehabilitation, Matthew Bender, 1986.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Rehabilitation Testimony," Damages in Tort Actions, Matthew Bender, 1985.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Rehabilitation Testimony: Maintaining a Professional Perspective," Monograph, Matthew Bender, 1985.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Update and Research on Costs of Case Management," Damages in Tort Actions, Vols. 8 and 9, Matthew Bender, 1984.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Central Nervous System Impairments: Brain Injury," Damages in Tort Actions, Vol. 9, Matthew Bender, 1984.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Guide for Occupational Exploration and Dictionary of Occupational Titles Analysis: An Appendix," Damages in Tort Actions, Vol. 9, Matthew Bender, 1984.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Burns," Damages in Tort Actions, Vol. 9, Matthew Bender, 1983.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Career Maturity and Work Values Among the Industrial Injured," Doctoral Dissertation, August 1983.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "National Survey of Institutional Care Facilities for the Mentally Handicapped, Severely Retarded Child/Adult"

Includes extensive data collection, on-site surveys and research correlation.  The purpose of this study has been to establish extensive data on the needs of the profoundly retarded, multi-handicapped individual. Alternative developmental models for the life-time care of this type of individual, and extensive profiles of treatment modalities in the areas of speech pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, education, audiological and visual services, music therapy, family counseling and education programs, psychosocial assessments, and all other pertinent therapeutic intervention specialties.  In addition, extensive reviews of equipment and accessory needs, supply needs, educational games and toys, medical services, nursing and home care services, as well as other ancillary services have been included in this research.  A review of the major State and Federal legislation, along with licensing requirements for ICF/MR facilities has also been included.

Sams, Karen; Deutsch, Paul M.:  "A Job Seeking Manual for the Industrially Injured," Copyright 1981, Monograph.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "A Trainer's Manual for Career Counseling with the Physically Disabled," Copyright 1981, Monograph.

Saxon, John P., Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Occupationally Significant Transferable Skills in Rehabilitation Counseling," Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, August 1976.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "The Behavioral Creation of Work,” Unpublished study presented to the Southeastern Psychological Association Conference, 1972.

Deutsch, Paul M.:  "Use of a UCS Reinforcer in Heart Rate Conditioning," An Operant Conditioning Study on Heart Rate Control in Rats in 1971, an unpublished Bachelor's Thesis.

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Professional Member of:

Professional Member of:

    • Society for Neuroscience
    • American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
    • American Psychological Association - Rehabilitation Psychology Division
    • American Rehabilitation Counseling Association
    • American Rehabilitation Counselors Association
    • American Mental Health Counselors Association
    • International Academy Of Life Care Planners (Fellow)
    • Florida Rehabilitation Counselors Association
    • American Association for Mental Deficiency
    • International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals
    • National Rehabilitation Association
    • National Rehabilitation Counselors Association
    • American Association of Disability Analyst
    • American Psychotherapy Association – (Diplomate)

ACTIVITIES/BOARDS


Chair-Educational Committee-International Symposium on Life Care Planning-2007.

Chair-Educational Committee-International Symposium on Life Care Planning-2006

Chair-Educational Committee-International Symposium on Life Care Planning-2005

Chair-Educational Committee-International Symposium on Life Care Planning-2004

Educational Committee Member-Second Semi- Annual Conference-Vocational Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injury-Sponsored by University of British Columbia; University of Washington and the Concussion Care Center of Virginia: Vancouver, BC, May 25-27, 2007

Member-Advisory Committee to the Commission on Health Care Certification- Responsible for reviewing policy and procedures for certification of Life Care Planners and making recommendations for change.  This includes establishing procedures for redesigning the certification exam and strengthening the certification process.  Ended December, 2004.

Educational Committee Member-First Annual Conference-Vocational Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injury-Sponsored by University of Calgary; University of Washington and the Concussion Care Center of Virginia: Vancouver, BC, April 14-16, 2005

The Foundation for Life Care Planning Research-The Foundation was established to support and foster research on reliability and validity in the Life Care Planning Process.  Working with several State Universities and coordinating between private practitioners, University Academics and doctoral students the Foundation has successfully initiated several research projects and supervises several doctoral students in the completion of their dissertation work.  Member Board of Directors and President.

Coalition of Life Care Planners-a joint task force representing a diverse group of Rehabilitation Professional Associations including IARP, IALCP, CDEC and the University of Florida/Intelicus
Responsibility includes a leadership role in developing and providing research and training support to Rehabilitation Professionals. Additional responsibility includes acting as liaison to the Coalitions Attorney in the development of Amicus Curiae Brief and related legal work.  Member Board of Directors.

Chair-Board of Advisors-Kaplan College HealthCare Pathways Life Care Planning Program.
Chair-Board of Advisors-Kaplan College Health Care Pathways Case Management Program.
Chair- Board of Advisors-Kaplan College Health Care Pathways Elder Care Management Program.

Member Board of Directors - American Rehabilitation Counselors Association- Council Chairmen- Council on Development and Collaboration.  Standing Committees under this Council include Program Committee; Human Rights and Advocacy Committee; Social Security Issues Task Force. Term ended 1998

Member - National Research Advisory Committee, Chicago, Foundation for Rehabilitation Research. Term ended 1997

Chairman - Rehabilitation Committee to establish the first Rehabilitation Hospital Centers (outpatient and inpatient) in the Soviet Union - Appointed by Vladimir Scherbakov, former 1st Deputy Prime Minister, USSR-Confirmed by Kremlin Congress-Worked through the Department of Health and Human Services in the US. Ended with breakup of Soviet Union.

Coordinating Board of the International Institute for the Study of Memory - Appointed by the Georgian Academy of Science.  Term ended 1996

Executive Board Member, Division of Rehabilitation Psychology, American Psychological Association, 1989, 1990, 1991.

Chairman, Board of Advisors, College of Health Related Professions, University of Florida, 1989/1990, Member 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994.

Chairman of the Development Committee for the College of Health Related Professions, University of Florida, Capital Campaign - 1989-1990.

Rehabilitation Psychology - APA - Program Committee Member, 1988 National Conference.

National Head Injury Foundation - Board of Directors - 1991, 1992; Member Professional Council and Program Committee - 1987, 1988.

Canine Companions for Independence - Southeast Regional Board of Governors - 1991.

Easter Seals - Board of Directors and Advisory Committee - 1980, 1981, 1982.

Central Florida Committee for Total Employment - 1973, 1974.

National Paraplegia Foundation - Founder of Central Florida Chapter - 1973.

PROGRAM APPEARANCES (Partial List)

Vocational Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injury-Sponsored by University of British Columbia; University of Washington and the Concussion Care Center of Virginia: Vancouver, BC, May 25-27, 2007- Vocational Issues and Life Care Planning:  The Foundation For Life Care Planning's Research with TBI.

International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals-Arizona-The Expert's Role as An Educator Continues-Meeting the Demands Under Daubert.

Chair-2004 Life Care Planning Summit-New Orleans

Pre-Conference Workshop at the Annual Life Care Planning Conference/Reno, Nevada,2002.
The Educators Role Continues: Meeting the Demands Under Daubert.

Intelicus seminars for 2002-four two day programs taught for Intelicus/University of Florida.

Issues in Life Care Planning Reliability and Validation Research.  Advanced Practice Seminar. Chicago, May 18, 2002

Speaker and Round Table Leader-Second National Summit on Life Care Planning-Chicago-May 19, 2002.

Featured Speaker-Sponsored by IALCP- Issues in Life Care Planning: Establishing a Medical and Case Management basis in Plan Development. Annual Life Care Planning Conference-University of Florida/Intelicus. New Orleans, LA. October, 2001

Lead Instructor- Introduction to Life Care Planning-Track I. University of Florida/Intelicus. Los Angeles. August, 2001.

Lead Instructor- Introduction to Life Care Planning-Track I. University of Florida/Intelicus. Atlanta, GA. January, 2001.

Invited Speaker on Current Issues in Life Care Planning Validation and Reliability. Annual Life Care Planning Conference University of Florida/Intelicus Conference. New Orleans, LA.
October 2000.

Lead Panelist for the Coalition Task force on Life Care Planning

Lead Instructor- Introduction to Life Care Planning-Track I. University of Florida/Intelicus.Los Angeles. September 2000.

Invited Speaker-Life Care Planning Summit 2000.

Guest Lecturer-Graduate Program in Rehabilitation-Medical College of Virginia-July, 1999
     Taped for repeated use in the computer based distant education program for the Masters in
     Rehabilitation.

Invited Speaker-Annual Life Care Planning Conference-New Orleans, November 1999.

Featured Speaker: Rehabilitation Counseling in the Next Millennium. Conference/Seminar Louisiana State University Medical Center. June 1998.

Faculty Chair/Member Teaching an Average of 10, Three Day Seminars per year-1994/1995

Invited Speaker: Life Care Planning and Case Management for Traumatic Brain Injury.  International Symposium on Brain Injury, Oxford University (England), April 1993.

Featured Speaker:  Facing the Future Financially.  National Head Injury Foundation Florida Association Sixth Annual Educational Conference, "Breaking the Barriers," Tampa, Florida, October 1992.

Featured Speaker: The Case Manager: New Directions with ADA.  Texas Association of Rehabilitation Professionals in the Private Sector Tenth Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, October 1992.

Featured Speaker: Treatment and Testimony in Head Trauma Cases.  California Association of Rehabilitation Professionals Tenth Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, September 1992.

Featured Speaker: Assessment of Head Trauma.  California Association of Rehabilitation Professionals Tenth Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, September 1992.

Featured Speaker: Establishing Standards for Medical and Health-Related Professional Services in the Transitional and Maintenance Phases of Life Care Planning. Rehabilitation Training Institute, "Life Care Planning and Case Management: Into the Next Century," Las Vegas, Nevada, September 1992.

Featured Speaker: Vocational Loss Evaluation.  1992 National Head Injury Foundation's Sixth Annual Trial Lawyers' Conference, April 1992.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning.  15th Annual Head Trauma Rehabilitation Conference, "Coma to Community," San Jose, California, March 1992.

Featured Speaker: Proof of Claim for Non-Physical Injuries/Psychological Injuries, ATLA Conference, Boca Raton, Florida, January 1992.

Featured Speaker: Cost of Mild Brain Injury and Lifetime Care, ATLA Conference, Boca Raton, Florida, January 1992.

Featured Speaker: Catastrophic Disability Management in Pediatrics.  American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine 68th Annual Session, Washington, D.C., October 1991.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning.  Fifth Annual Legal Assistant Seminar, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 1991.

Featured Speaker: Case Management.  Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Advances in Clinical Practice, Vancouver, B.C., July 1991.

Featured Speaker: Innovative Life Care Plans.  American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Second Annual National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, April 1991.

Featured Speaker: Family Support for Pediatric Rehabilitation; Long Term Case Management and Life Care Planning for TBI Infants and Children; The rehabilitation Professional as an Expert Witness: Testimony and Malpractice Issues.  The International Brain Injury Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 1991.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning for the Client with a Brain Injury.  Fifth Annual Trial Lawyers Seminar, Orlando, Florida, February 1991.

Keynote Speaker: Trends in TBI Rehabilitation: Where It's Going.  NHIF Georgia Association Annual Statewide/Regional Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, February 1991.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning.  Rehabilitation Institute of Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, January 1991.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning: Current Research Trends and Data Base Development.  Disability Management and Vocational Rehabilitation Advances, Syracuse, New York, October 1990.

Featured Speaker: Legal Testimony.  The Transitional Care Center, Houston, Texas, September 1990.
Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning/Vocational Expert Testimony.  American Board of Vocational Experts Fall Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, September 1990.

Featured Speaker: Rehabilitation Techniques and the Individual with a Traumatic Brain Injury.  Traumatic Brain Injury Conference, Birmingham, Alabama, July 1990.

Featured Speaker: Vocational Evaluation Issues of Traumatic Brain Injured Clients.  University of Northern Colorado College of Health and Human Services Summer Workshop, Denver, Colorado, July 1990.

Featured Speaker: Vocational Rehabilitation.  Claims Management Seminar, Boca Raton, Florida, June 1990.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning.  Rehabilitation Institute of Sarasota Spring Conference 90, Longboat Key, Florida, April 1990.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning.  Harmarville Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, November 1989.

Featured Speaker: Advanced Life Care Planning - Spinal Cord Injury.  Orlando, Florida, November 1989.

Featured Speaker: Advanced Life Care Planning - Traumatic Head Injury.  Orlando, Florida, July 1989.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning and Catastrophic Case Management - Comprehensive Workshop.  Orlando, Florida, May 1989; Orlando, Florida, September 1989.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning - Traumatic Brain Injury.  Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Princeton, New Jersey, May 1989.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning.  University of California, Fresno, California, March 1989.

Featured Speaker: Advances in Clinical Practice.  The International Head Injury Symposium, Sarasota, Florida, January 1989.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning - Closed Head Injury.  New Orleans, Louisiana, December 1988.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning - Burns, Amputations & Severe Orthopedic Injuries.  Orlando, Florida, November 1988.

Featured Speaker: Current Perspectives in Rehabilitation.  The State Board of Workers' Compensation, Atlanta, Georgia, September 1988.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning and Catastrophic Case Management - Comprehensive Workshop.  Hilton Head, South Carolina, September 1988; San Diego, California, October 1988.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning - Spinal Cord Injury.  Orlando, Florida, July 1988.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning - The Basics.  Boston, Massachusetts, August 1987; Atlanta Georgia, September 1987; St. Louis, Missouri, October, 1987; Orlando, Florida, November 1987; Richmond, Virginia, May 1988.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning and Catastrophic Case Management.  GARPPS (Georgia Association of Rehabilitation Professionals in the Private Sector), Atlanta, Georgia, March 1988.
Featured Speaker: Catastrophic Case Management and Long-Term Care Planning.  AARM (American Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine), Orlando, Florida, October 1987.

Featured Speaker: The Role of the Health Related Professional in Case Planning.  International Association for Drivers Education for the Disabled, Orlando, Florida, October 1987.

Featured Speaker: Competency & Incompetency - The Right to Self-Determination.  New Medico and Halifax Hospital, Daytona, Florida, June 1987.

Featured Speaker: Catastrophic Case Management and Life Care Planning.  Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, June 1987.

Featured Speaker: Head Injury Rehabilitation.  Timber Ridge Head Injury Center, April 1987.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning.  New Medico Conference, Chicago, Illinois, December 1986.

Featured Speaker: The Future is Now in Rehabilitation.  University of Georgia's, Critical Issues in Rehabilitation Conference, October 1986.

Workshop Leader: Life Care Planning.  University of Georgia's Critical Issues in Rehabilitation, Conference, October 1986.

Featured Speaker: Life Care Planning in Catastrophic Injury Cases.  American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., August 1986.

Featured Speaker: Expanding Roles for the Rehabilitation Professional.  National Rehabilitation Association Convention, Des Moines, Iowa, October 1985.

Panel Chairman and Speaker: The Expanding Role of the Rehabilitation Professional.  American Psychological Association, Rehabilitation Psychology Division, Los Angeles, California 1985.

Featured Speaker: Pre-Convention Workshop: Catastrophic Case Management and Life Care Planning.  American Psychological Association Convention Rehabilitation Psychology, Toronto, Canada, 1984.

Featured Speaker: Forensic Rehabilitation, Consultation Research and Publication.  American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, Canada, 1984.

Featured Speaker: Catastrophic Case Assessment and Life Care Planning.  Florida Association of Self-Insurers, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1984.

Featured Speaker: Brain Injury Rehabilitation.  Florida Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Orlando, Florida, 1984.

Featured Speaker: Catastrophic Case Planning, Life Care Analysis, and Pediatric Rehabilitation.  Advanced Seminar in Rehabilitation sponsored by the University of Florida, Division of Continuing Education for the Practicing Professional, 1984.

Featured Speaker: American Psychological Association Convention (Rehabilitation Psychology Division), Anaheim, California, 1983.

Featured Speaker: Continuing Education Conferences, Sponsored by the Florida Bar Association, Orlando, Florida, 1979.

Faculty Speaker: Statewide Conference on the Care of Stroke Patients.

Faculty Speaker: Joint Conference on Florida Association of Physical Therapists and The Florida Association of Occupational Therapists, 1973.

Featured Speaker: Goodwill Sheltered Workshop Conference, 1972.

CERTIFICATION

  • Licensed under the Psychology Practices Act, State of Florida (Chapter 491) as a Mental Health Counselor (License Number MH0000117).*

  • Board Certified by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification #01993.

  • Board Certified Case Manager, Certification #00345.

  • Board Certified Diplomate in Psychotherapy. The American Psychotherapy Association. Identification number 001020.

  • Board Certified Life Care Planner- Commission on Health Care Certification.

    * Mental Health Counseling as defined under Chapter 491: State of Florida:

          (9)        The "practice of mental health counseling" is defined as the use of scientific and applied behavioral science theories, methods, and techniques for the purpose of describing, preventing, and treating undesired behavior and enhancing mental health and human development and is based on the person-in-situation perspectives derived from research and theory in personality, family, group, and organizational dynamics and development, career planning, cultural diversity, human growth and development, human sexuality, normal and abnormal behavior, psychopathology, psychotherapy, and rehabilitation. The practice of mental health counseling includes methods of a psychological nature used to evaluate, assess, diagnose, and treat emotional and mental dysfunctions or disorders (whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral), behavioral disorders, interpersonal relationships, sexual dysfunction, alcoholism, and substance abuse. The practice of mental health counseling includes, but is not limited to, psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, and sex therapy. The practice of mental health counseling also includes counseling, behavior modification, consultation, client-centered advocacy, crisis intervention, and the provision of needed information and education to clients, when using methods of a psychological nature to evaluate, assess, diagnose, treat, and prevent emotional and mental disorders and dysfunctions (whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral), behavioral disorders, sexual dysfunction, alcoholism, or substance abuse.
     The practice of mental health counseling may also include clinical research into more effective psychotherapeutic modalities for the treatment and prevention of such conditions.

                 (a)        Mental health counseling treatment includes, but is not limited to:

          1. Counseling
          2. Psychotherapy
          3. Behavior modification
          4. Consultation
          5. Client advocacy
          6. Crisis intervention
          7. Providing needed information and education to clients.
 

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