TBI 505 Pilot — Contemporary Issues: Co-morbid Conditions
What Professionals, Parents, and Survivors need to know about redefining adolescent brain development, co-morbid behavioral health issues and suicide prevention
This co-taught NEW 6.5-hour workshop is focused on contemporary issues after brain injury. The workshop includes advanced information on acquired brain injuries and how to utilize an understanding of (a) neurodevelopment AND (b) brain-behavior relationships in order to identify and effectively impact students in the classroom and in the community. There is special emphasis on adolescent brain development, the role of the changing brain in transition and exposing myths related to brain-based behaviors; mental health issues including medication management; and identification of depression and suicide prevention strategies. The options of 504 Plans under the 1973 Rehabilitation Act, Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and Transition Plans under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and, services into adulthood under the Americans with Disabilities Act will be covered.
The adult education format is
- 30% lecture
- 20% large group
- 20% small group discussions and dialogue
- 15% video training
- 10% information sharing and
- 5% resource review
You must have taken TBI 100 (mTBI/Concussion) OR TBI 101 (Introduction to TBI) prior to this workshop.
Who Should Attend:
- Directors of Special Education
- Secondary and Elementary Principals
- School Nurses and Health Assistants
- School Counselors/Behavior Coaches
- School Psychologists
- Coaches, Assistants, and Athletic Trainers
- General Education Teachers
- Speech/Language Pathologists
- Occupational and Physical Therapists
- Special Education Teachers
- Community Agencies working w/children
- Parents and Foster Parents
- Support Personnel (bus drivers, clerical staff)
Contact: Jeannette Zemeida @ 602-542-3855
Register for TBI 505 at the ADE Events Registration page.
All TBI trainings are temporarily on hold while ADE secures a trainer.