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2020 Brain Health Symposium

December 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm MST

FREE VIRTUAL WEBINAR

This event will not be recorded!

Thursday, December 10th, 2020
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

CEUs AVAILABLE


You will receive a separate email confirmation that will include information on how to connect to the live webinar.

REGISTRATION CLOSES @ NOON ON 12/9

AGENDA

9:00 -9:15
Welcome: Get Logged In & Housekeeping

9:15-10:45
Screening for TBI and Managing the Related Cognitive and Behavioral Health Deficits, Kim Gorgens, Ph.D., ABPP

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11:00-12:00
Luncheon Panel Discussion:
TBI Legislative & Research Update

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1:00-2:30
Non-compliance vs. Non-adherence: Conceptualization and Treatment, Robert L. Karol, PhD, LP, ABPP-RP, CB

2:30-3:00
Arizona Brain Injury Update, by Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona Staff

3:00-4:00
Suicidal Ideation and Brain Injury: A Double Challenge, Robert L. Karol, PhD, LP, ABPP-RP, CB

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

2020 BRAIN HEALTH SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION

PRESENTERS

ROBERT L. KAROL, PhD, LP, ABPP-RB, CB

Dr. Karol is President of a group practice, Karol Neuropsychological Services & Consulting, in Minneapolis, that specializes in program development consultation for organizations, workshops & staff training, counseling for persons with brain injury, neuropsychological and rehabilitation evaluations, and case consultation for providers, insurers, attorneys, etc. He has authored four books and four book chapters, in addition to journal articles.

Dr. Karol is Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) as a Rehabilitation Psychologist and is Certified by the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS) as a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer (CBIST). He received the American Psychological Association Rehabilitation Division Lifetime Practice Excellence Award in 2015 for “excellence in clinical practice and contributions to the field of rehabilitation psychology” and the 2017 Cifu Lecturer Award for “distinguished contributions to the field of brain injury” from the VCU School of Medicine. He has been elected to the Minnesota Academy of Medicine.

He co-founded the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance, serving on its Board of Directors for 14 years and he is a past Chair of the Board. He is on the Board of Trustees of the United States Brain Injury Alliance. He is a Past-Chair of the Minnesota Department of Human Services TBI Advisory Committee. He served on the Minnesota Department of Corrections Traumatic Brain Injury Expert Advisory Panel and has served on the Supreme Court of Minnesota Board of Law Examiners Special Test Accommodation Panel. He has been on the Mayo Clinic TBI Model Systems Regional Advisory Council.

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). She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology and is board certified in Rehabilitation Psychology. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association’s Division 22, Rehabilitation Psychology.

In addition to her work with medical patients in various settings, she also engages in advocacy and leadership around disability and TBI awareness and previously served as the Chair of Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund, President of the Colorado Neuropsychological Society and Chair of the American Psychology Association Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology. She is currently serving on the board of the American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology as Vice President and is an elected Council Representative for the American Psychological Association. In her role on the Colorado Brain Injury Legislative Collaborative, Dr. Gorgens was involved in drafting and supporting the 2011 concussion law for the State of Colorado (Senate Bill 40 – The Jake Snakenberg Youth Concussion Act).

Dr. Gorgens is also passionate about education and women’s leadership (as an LIWP and HERS alumna). She previously served on the leadership board of the Center for Workforce Education and Employment.  She also engages in community education and outreach in areas of disability awareness, biopsychosocial models and criminality–her lectures are featured in venues around the country.

As the Director of Continuing Education (CE) and Professional Development at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, Kim has secured accreditation for the University of Denver to be a recognized provider of CE to mental health professionals. As the founding Executive Director of the Center for Professional Development, she built interdisciplinary continuing education and non-academic professional development across four graduate programs at the University of Denver including the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, Graduate School of Social Work, Morgridge College of Education and University College and also the Colorado Womens’ College.  Her commitment to lifelong learning and novel educational strategies has established the Center as a national leader in workshop, conference, classroom and distance education. See www.du.edu/professional

AVAILABLE CEU LIST

  • Physical Therapy
  • RN/LPN/CNA – California Board of Nursing
  • Nursing Care Administrators and Assisted Living Facility Managers
  • CCM/PACE – Commission for Case Manager
  • Social Workers (National Association of Social Work – AZ Chapter) also covers Counseling- LISAC, LPC, LMFT, LPCC, LEP

Instructions on applying for your CEU credit will be provided AFTER the event.

 

Details

Date:
December 10
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm MST
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Venue

VIRUTAL EVENT
AN EMAIL WILL BE SENT WITH INFO
ON CONNECTING TO ZOOM MEETING,

Organizer

Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona
Phone:
602-508-8024
Email:
info@biaaz.org