BRAIN INJURY PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES
In 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.
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.
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