Workshop Wednesday: Peer Support Best Practices for Working with Individuals Living with Traumatic Brain Injury – Session 1
This is part of our ongoing Workshop Wednesday series.
Join the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) and the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) for this exciting two-part series on Peer Support best practices for providers and individuals working and living with people who have a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
When experiencing a life-changing event such as a brain injury, peer support can be a key factor in moving through the recovery process. Individuals who have successfully navigated a similar journey can have an incredible impact on others who are struggling. Peer support can expand successful outcomes into the community and help with emotional, social, academic, and vocational success.
These presentations on best practices approach for providing brain injury-informed peer support will provide attendees with the following:
Session 1: Workshop Wednesday, 2/22/2023 | 12:00 pm MST - 1:00 pm MST
• Background on the merits of brain injury-informed peer support.
• An overview of brain injury-specific peer support models.
Session 2: Wednesday, 3/01/2023 12:00 pm MST - 1:00 pm MST
• Strategies for integrating brain injury-informed practices into existing behavioral health peer support.
• Resources and tools
Judy Dettmer, Director of Strategic Partnerships, National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
Anastasia Edmonston, MS, CRC, Trainer and Consultant, National Association of State Head Injury Administrators