Brain Injury Association of America--Newly Announced Webinars
April 21, 2016: 3 pm ET, 2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, noon PT
David Strauss Memorial Lecture: Cognitive Rehabilitation Focus on Awareness, Sheldon Herring, PhD
Dr. Herring will describe clinical implications and treatment of awareness deficits.
May 18, 2016: 3 pm ET, 2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, noon PT
Carolyn Rocchio Caregivers Webinar: Understanding Mood, Memory, and Behavior after Brain Injury: The Role of the Family, Sandeep Vaishnavi, MD, PhD
Dr. Vaishnavi, Director of The Neuropsychiatric Clinic and author of the book The Traumatized Brain, will discuss ways to help families understand the long-term neuropsychiatric symptoms of brain injury, and offer strategies for how they can help.
July 13, 2016: 3 pm ET, 2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, noon PT
Robert Sbordone Memorial Lecture: Gender and Sex Differences in Concussion, Katherine Price Snedaker, LCSW
Ms. Snedaker will discuss the latest gender-based research on concussion/mTBI and how those findings might inform clinical practice.
July 21, 2016: 3 pm ET, 2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, noon PT
Carolyn Rocchio Caregivers Webinar: How to Select the Right App and Use Strategies Consistently, Michelle Wild, MA
Ms. Wild will will pose four questions to ask when deciding which apps to download, go through each question to evaluate several apps to illustrate the process, and cover ways to improve the consistent use of compensatory strategies on a daily basis.
July 26, 2016: 3 pm ET, 2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, noon PT
David Strauss Memorial Lecture: Cognitive Rehabilitation Focus on Attention, John Whyte, MD, PhD
Dr. Whyte will discuss the organization of attention processes in the healthy brain, the occurrence and clinical implications of attention deficits following TBI, and cognitive rehabilitation strategies to improve outcomes.
September 14, 2016: 3 pm ET, 2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, noon PT
Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Lecture: Use of Internal Strategies as a Memory Compensation Technique after Brain Injury, Mary R.T. Kennedy, PhD, CCC-SLP, McKay Moore Sohlberg, PhD, CCC-SLP, and Therese O'Neil Pirozzi, ScD, CCC-SLP
What are internal strategy options for post-TBI memory impairment? In this webinar, Drs. Kennedy, Sohlberg, and Pirozzi will discuss the evidence supporting various internal memory strategies and demonstrate the key systematic instructional principles for teaching internal memory strategies.
September 22, 2016: 3
pm ET, 2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, noon PT
BIAA Webinar: Post-TBI Headache, Nathan Zasler, MD, FAAPM&R, FAADEP, DAAPM, CBIST
Dr. Zasler will provide insights into the myriad causes of headache following brain, head, and/or neck injuries; review headache classification, etiology and pathophysiology; and describe treatment options for the various subtypes of PTHA.
October 19, 2016: 3 pm ET, 2pm CT, 1pm MT, noon PT
Carolyn Rocchio Caregivers Webinar: Strategies for Families Managing Personality Changes after Brain Injury, Allan Grill, CRC, MFT
Mr. Grill will discuss how families deal with the personality changes a person with a brain injury might present after an injury; offer some insights into strategies families can use and useful resources for professionals to share with families; and include case scenarios, followed by a discussion about issues and concepts that families need to understand to effectively manage behavioral and personality challenges.
November 9, 2016: 3 pm ET, 2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, noon PT
Business of Brain Injury Webinar: A Review of Medicaid Waivers for TBI, Janet Williams, PhD
Dr. Williams will address the philosophy behind Medicaid Waivers, how they differ from state to state, how rehabilitation providers may provide services under the waivers, and how people with brain injury may access services through waivers.