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Acquired Brain Injury Educational Programs

Acquired Brain Injury Clinical Continuing Education Series

BIA-MA has developed, in collaboration with experts in the field of brain injury, an Acquired Brain Injury Clinical Continuing Education Series, which includes a certificate training and advanced topics seminars. Designed to enhance the knowledge, expertise, and skills of clinicians, program administrators, case managers, rehabilitation and other professionals providing supports and services to individuals with ABI and their families.

It is BIA-MA’s goal and hope that this series will serve to promote the development of clinically informed programs and services, which will in turn, enhance positive outcomes and the quality of life for persons living with an acquired brain injury.

Who should attend? Audiologists, Case Managers, Certified Brain Injury Specialists, Family Counselors, Mental Health Clinicians, Neuropsychologists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Psychologists, Rehabilitation Counselors, Social Workers, Speech/Language Pathologists, or Program Directors/Managers of residential, day and other programs that serve persons with ABI.

ABI CLINICAL CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES - 2022
Title: Substance Use Disorder and Acquired Brain Injury
Date & Time: June 15, 2022, 8:30am–4:30pm
Faculty: Frank Sparadeo, PhD
Description of Training: In this one-day training, the clinical criteria for substance use disorder and its relationship to ABI as well as their direct impact on cognitive functioning will be presented. Participants will learn approaches to assessment and treatment of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in the ABI population. The combined challenge of SUD, Chronic Pain, and Neurocognitive impairment will also be examined.
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Introductory Acquired Brain Injury Educational Programs

The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts offers an introductory educational series regarding Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) via a Zoom platform. These presentations have been designed for staff who are currently providing services to individuals with ABI, as well as those who may be new to the field of brain injury.

Who should attend?
Participants for whom this series was developed include: Case Managers, Program Coordinators, Residential
Program Staff, Day Support Program (e.g., club house) and Day Habilitation Staff, Certified Brain Injury Specialists, Nurses and Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs), Occupational and Physical Therapy Assistants, Family Counselors and Other Mental Health Clinicians, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, Home Health Agency Staff, and Community Support Workers.

WATCH THIS SPOT FOR THE NEXT ABI INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM DATES!

Questions? Contact the Education and Programs Department at education@biama.org or
call 508-475-0032.