What If There’s a Traumatic Brain Injury?

What If There’s a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Virtual Seminar: Access Center for Independent Living training

September 16, 2020

3:00 – 4:30 pm Eastern

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Presenter:

John D. Corrigan, PhD

Ohio Brain Injury Program

johncorrigan1@me.com

Outline:

3:00    Introduction and Overview

3:05    What is TBI and why is it unique

3:30    Why TBI is associated with problems in aging and disability

3:50    Screening for lifetime history of TBI

4:10    Accommodating the symptoms of TBI

Objectives:

At the conclusion of the training, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe why TBI causes neurobehavioral problems that are not as common in persons with strokes or anoxic brain injuries.
  2. Conduct screening for a problematic history of TBI.
  3. Use reference materials provided for problem-solving challenging neurobehavioral problems.

Continuing Education Credits:

Free CEUs are available for Ohio Social Workers, Ohio Counselors and Ohio Psychologists. Those wanting CEUs will need to submit both a posttest and evaluation following completion of the entire training.

 

Posttest:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/whatifatbiposttest?sm=MywCg3vyTQfwjogmeVVN1nj65%2bQT9teBwrF5as14UiA%3d

Evaluation:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/whatifatbieval?sm=ayLmdvxizMGlZlTxHBU8g6YKuEEIbPP3UzsQ3BHjqLk%3d

Even if you are not seeking CEUs we would appreciate your evaluation.

John D. Corrigan, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio, USA, and Director of the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  Dr. Corrigan has been the PI and co-PI of the Ohio Regional Traumatic Brain Injury Model System since 1997 and chaired the Executive Committee of the TBI Model Systems Project Directors from 2007-2017. He is the Director of the Ohio Brain Injury Program, which is the designated lead agency in the state of Ohio for TBI policy and planning. Dr. Corrigan is a member of the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of America and has previously served national organizations, including CARF, the Injury Control Center at CDC, the Veterans Administration and the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Health Board. He has more than 160 peer reviewed publications and has received many awards for his service and research in brain injury rehabilitation, including the Brain Injury Association of America’s William Fields Caveness Award, the 2007 Robert L. Moody Prize and the Gold Key Award from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.

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