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BRAIN INJURY PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES

 

Professional ConferenceIn 2021 and 2022 BIAKS-GKC will present a series of conferences for healthcare professionals who work with people following a brain injury. Conferences include: October 8 – one-day virtual event (originally planned for Wichita),  Nov. 5 – one-day virtual event and March 24 & 25, 2022– two-day  event in Overland Park. 

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Sessions will be of interest to a range of professionals including physical therapists, nurses, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, social workers, cognitive rehabilitation therapists, case managers, life care planners, vocational rehabilitation specialists, neuropsychologists, counselors, mental health professionals, physicians, special education teachers, and others who serve individuals with brain injuries and their families.

The  conferences will cover current trends, research and therapy techniques, as well as personal stories from individuals with brain injuries. Participants can earn up to 13 hours of Continuing Education Credit (CEU), depending on the conference. To register online, click here

Oct. 8 Virtual Conference (Originally planned for Wichita) 

Session topic highlights: Neuropsychology, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Management Strategies in 2021, Pediatric concussions, Survivor’s story, Vision & TBI’s, Mental Health & Brain Injury: Differential diagnosis, Community Resources. Cost: $150-CEU’s 7-8 (TBD); Special student rate-$75-no CEU’s Registration opens: Sept.1.  To view the conference brochure, Click here; To download a paper registration, click here.

Nov. 5- Virtual conference

Session topic highlights: TBI & Criminal Justice, Brain Injury waiver updates-KS & MO, Mental Health Services in Kansas, TBI & Domestic Violence, Racial &  Cultural inequities affecting TBI. Cost: $150  CEU’s 6-8 (TBD); Special student rate-$75-no CEU’s  Registration opens: Sept.1. To download a paper registration, click here.

Oct. 8 & Nov 5: cost for both virtual conferences — $250.

To register online, click here

March 24 & 25, 2022 Overland Park conference – additional information available in January.

If you would like to be included on the mailing list for future conferences, please complete the “Contact Us’ form.

We are grateful to the following sponsors:

Diamond ~ Oct. 8 & Nov. 5

Diamond ~ Oct. 8

Mid America

Diamond ~ Oct. 8 & Nov. 5

Mid America

Gold ~ Oct. 8 & Nov. 5 

Meadowbrook Rehabilitation

Gold ~ Oct. 8 & Nov. 5

Bronze ~ Oct. 8 & Nov. 5 

Aetna   /   Minds Matter LLC   /   Sunflower Health Plan

Facing a brain injury is a difficult challenge. The Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City is here to help.  Call 800-444-6443 or 913-754-8883, extension 1, to reach our Program Director.

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