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TBI and Mental Health in the Veterans Community 

11:00am - September 8, 2020 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
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Contact us at gberry@wiche.edu

 

Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Health in the Veterans Community

This is an intensive, online, workshop focuses on issues around traumatic brain injury (TBI) and mental health that are most prevalent within the veterans 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

  • Lisa A. Brenner, Ph.D

 

Lisa Brenner

Lisa A. Brenner, Ph.D., is a Board-Certified Rehabilitation Psychologist, a Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Psychiatry, and Neurology at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, and the Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC). Dr. Brenner is the Past President of Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA) and an APA Fellow. She is also the Vice Chair of Research for the Department of PM&R. Dr. Brenner serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. Her primary areas of research interest is traumatic brain injury, co-morbid psychiatric disorders, and negative psychiatric outcomes including suicide. Dr. Brenner has numerous peer-reviewed publications, participates on national advisory boards, and has recently co-authoring a book titled: Suicide Prevention After Neurodisability: An Evidence-Informed Approach.  

 


Intensive Workshops

There are two additional intensive workshops 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.

 

Workshops                                      

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

September 10, 2020      

9:00 am - 10:30 am MT

Trainer: Dr. Kim Gorgens, University of Denver

 

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


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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