Video Resources

Introduction to Domestic Violence & TBI with Trish Smith

Trish Smith, a Sexual and Domestic Violence Counselor, was the first speaker in a four-part Facebook Live series on the intersection between brain injury and domestic violence. BIAV recorded these videos during the summer of 2020. Trish provides an overview of this topic as well as shares her professional experience working with this population.

Research on Domestic Violence & TBI with Rachel Ramirez

Rachel Ramirez, Director of the Center on Partner-Inflicted Brain Injury at the Ohio Domestic Violence Network, was the second speaker in the four-part Facebook Live series on the intersection between brain injury and domestic violence. She discusses the research and work she has been involved in regarding this topic.

The Effect of Sex on Brain Injury with Dr. Kim Gorgens

In part 3 of our series, Anne McDonnell, BIAV’s Executive Director interviews Dr. Kim Gorgens, a Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. Kim has experience studying, teaching and researching an extensive range of brain injury issues, including sports concussion and brain injuries in the justice system. She is an engaging speaker and a passionate advocate, and it was a privilege to chat with her.

Brain Injury Screening Tools with Anne McDonnell

Anne McDonnell, the Executive Director of Brain Injury Association of Virginia, was the fourth and final speaker in the Facebook Live series on the intersection between brain injury and domestic violence. She discusses the importance of screening for brain injury and talks about a few different screening tools that have been used with individuals who experience domestic violence.

Ahead of the Game with Dr. Paul van Donkelaar and Karen Mason 

A women’s shelter executive director and a neuroscientist team up to explore how expanding concussion research to examine the intersection of traumatic brain injury and intimate partner violence has the potential to change policy, procedure, and lives.