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TBI and Mental Health for the Mental/Behavioral Health Community

9:00am - September 10, 2020 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
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Contact us at gberry@wiche.edu

Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Health for the Mental/Behavioral Health Community

This is an intensive, online, workshop focuses on issues around traumatic brain injury (TBI) and mental health that are most prevalent within the mental and behavioral health community. This workshop is limited to 20 participants. It will be 90 minutes and consist of a presentation, an interactive exercise, and Q & A. This format is designed to facilitate experiential learning and problem solving. This workshop will be led by a nationally recognized subject matter expert.

 

Registration for this workshop is full.

 

Certificates of Attendance will be issued for this workshop.

 

Trainer

  • Kim Gorgens, Ph.D.

 

Kim Gorgens

Dr. Kim Gorgens is a Professor of Psychophysiology, Clinical Neuropsychology and Psychology of Criminal Behavior at the University of Denver. She manages a large portfolio of traumatic brain injury (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 criminal justice, several NPR spots and an interview on CNN with Anderson Cooper). Her work has been featured in USNews, Newsweek, Salon.com and more. Her research studies the reported injury history, cognitive function and brain biomarkers of youth and college athletes, probationers and inmates. Her mission is to better understand the short and long-term impacts of injuring our most vital organ.

 

 


Intensive Workshops

There is one additional intensive workshop directed towards specific populations. The series will conclude with a final general session, again open to anyone, focused on screening in primary health care. The intensive workshops are intended for individuals and providers who support the mental health, substance abuse, veterans, and school-age communities.

The intensive workshops are limited to 20 participants each. Each workshop consist of a presentation, an interactive exercise, and Q & A. This format is designed to facilitate experiential learning and problem solving. Each workshop will be led by a nationally recognized subject matter expert.

 

Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Health in the K-12 Education Community

October 6, 2020

11:00 am - 12:30 pm MT

Trainer: Dr. Karen McAvoy

 

This workshop is full but you can still Learn More about the topics and presenter.


Open Session Webinar: Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Health for the Primary Health Care Community

October 27, 2020         

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm MT

Trainers: Caitlin Synovec, OTD, OTR/L and Amber Richert, BSN, MSN, DNP

 

This workshop is open to anyone. Learn more and register

 

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