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TBI and Mental Health: Workshop for the Addiction Prevention/Treatment Community

11:00am - August 18, 2020 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
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Contact us at gberry@wiche.edu

 

Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Health: Intensive Workshop for the Addiction Prevention and Treatment Community

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

Anastasia Edmonston, MS CRC
Trainer and Consultant,
Maryland State Behavioral Health Administration

 

Anastasia EdmonstonAnastasia Edmonston, MS CRC Trainer and Consultant With more than 30 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation services for individuals with traumatic and acquired brain injuries, Anastasia has worked as a clinician, program coordinator, vocational rehabilitation counselor and federal grant coordinator. Over the past 15 years, she has incorporated her clinical expertise and passion for advocacy into developing and delivering workshops, webinars and training to a variety of audiences that focus on how to identify and appropriately serve individuals who are living with brain injury. Anastasia is a versatile trainer, able to reach diverse audiences. She has presented to professionals working in the behavioral health, aging, vocational rehabilitation, and intellectual disabilities services field as well as public safety and law enforcement, among others. Anastasia also trains and consults with her colleagues in the brain injury community regarding the link between brain injury, mental health and addiction to enhance their ability to provide comprehensive services and supports. Anastasia is a certified Person-Centered Thinking Instructor through the Learning Community for Person Centered Practices, has studied with and continues to be mentored by Diane Grieder, national expert and author of several books on Person Centered Planning for individuals with mental health and addiction challenges. A Mental Health First Aid Instructor since 2014, Anastasia is certified to teach the Adult and Older Adult curriculums.


Intensive Workshops

There are three 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 in the Veterans Community 

September 8, 2020

11:00 am - 12:30 pm MT

Trainer: Dr. Lisa Brenner, Veterans Affairs

 

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


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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