We are honored to invite you to attend the FREE pre-summit webinar featuring Dr. Robb Knechtel from the Sojourner Center discussing the prevalence and potentially severe outcomes of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in those affected by domestic violence. The webinar, Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury: The Unrecognized Health Epidemic, will be held on Thursday, March 30 at 12:00pm CST.
The prevalence and potentially severe outcomes of traumatic brain injury (TBI) have been in the headlines of late; principally as it relates to the military and sports. Much less attention has been directed to TBI in those affected by domestic violence, even though the numbers affected may dwarf those of all other causes of TBI combined. This lack of attention has resulted in less than optimal care for those affected and may, in fact, exacerbate the issues of TBI in the domestic violence setting.
Sojourner Center is addressing the issue of TBI and domestic violence through its BRAIN Program because it will take more than shelter to eradicate domestic violence.
Date & Time: March 30, 2017 at 12:00pm CST
Description: This webinar will focus on the research to date, what is known about TBI in domestic violence and the research and programs under way at the BRAIN Program.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will:
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