Workshop for Professionals
Roll Up Your Sleeves: Strategies for the Identification and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in Non-Clinical Settings
This workshop is intended for professionals working with individuals who may be dealing with brain injury; it is appropriate for case managers, vocational rehabilitation counselors, psychologists, social workers, therapists and more. It is perfect for anyone with a challenging client.
Presented by: Kim Gorgens, Ph.D., ABPP
Dr. Kim Gorgens is a full-time Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. She teaches Psychophysiology, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Psychology of Criminal Behavior, manages a portfolio of TBI-related research, and has lectured extensively on those issues (including a 2010 TED talk on youth sports concussion, a 2018 TED talk on brain injuries in jail, several NPR spots and an interview on CNN with Anderson Cooper).
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Thursday, March 30, 2023
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4 hour in-person workshop $125. Lunch provided. Limited seats available!
A limited number of scholarships are available from DARS, for more information contact Christiane Miller at Christiane.firstname.lastname@example.org
Attendees will learn tools and methods to quickly identify brain injury history in any setting, assess cognitive functioning and psychosocial vulnerabilities, and translate the screening results to customized recommendations for the individual. Participants will be provided with compelling management strategies for the most common consequences of brain injury and how to best support clients. Dr. Gorgens is a nationally respected clinician, who has lectured extensively and conducted groundbreaking research; the management strategies that will be reviewed are informed by 20+ years of work with thousands of clients and hundreds of providers and paraprofessionals. Registered attendees will also have access to materials and screening tools and Dr. Gorgens' expert advice on your cases.
2810 N. Parham Rd. Richmond, VA 23294
TED Talk: The Surprising Connection between Brain Injuries and Crime
This project was supported [in part] by Grant #90TBSG0070-01-00 from the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official policy of ACL or DARS.