Conferences and Events

West Virginia University (WVU) Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program invites you to a Public Meeting discussing Traumatic Brain Injury in West Virginia.

The Center for Excellence in Disabilities Traumatic Brain Injury Program, in cooperation with the West Virginia Bureau of Behavioral Health is conducting public meetings to share data gathered from our ongoing TBI Needs Assessment.

The goal of this assessment is to update the state’s congressional districts need to address the impact and services for individuals living with TBI in the state of WV.

All individuals with a TBI, family members/ caregivers, as well providers in the field of TBI across the state are encouraged to participate in the online survey.

A copy of the needs assessment survey can be found here.

Alternate formats can also be made available by request.

To request a copy of the needs assessment, assistance with completing the survey, or for more information, contact miranda.talkington@hsc.wvu.edu or call 304-293-4692 or 304-290-7412.

Meetings are scheduled to be held via Zoom

WV Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Public Meeting:

Date: Monday, June 7, 2021
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Virtual
Registration is REQUIRED:
https://wvumdtv.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwrdu6oqj8vGNdQWEqIJFGAzZdxhwGMiqwo

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

WV Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Public Meeting:

Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Virtual

Registration is REQUIRED:
https://wvumdtv.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEocuqvrTksEtbf6fD3Df-YlvYrCnLNmPnp

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

WV Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Public Meeting:

Date: Friday, June 4, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual

Registration is REQUIRED:
https://wvumdtv.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYsfuChrTssHtNcVxBMmdQU1Nnf-pr_ckEF

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

TBI Conference 2021

WV Virtual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference: Save the Date Tuesday, March 30th and Wednesday, March 31st 12-5p.m. EST

TBI across the spectrum from concussion to severe TBI. No brain injury is too mild or too severe to lose hope.

The WV Virtual Traumatic Brain Injury conference is hosted by disability partners across the state including the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities, WVU Division of Occupational Therapy, HealthWorks, Disability Rights of WV and WV Division of Rehabilitation Services.

The two day conference will provide opportunities for people with TBI and caregivers/family members of people with TBI, as well as professionals to attend sessions on best practices for serving individuals with TBIs. Topics include creative therapy, return to learn, communication strategies post TBI, and concussion management.

CEU's will be available for social work, educators, occupational therapists, nursing, counseling, and certified brain injury specialists.

More information on the TBI 2021 Conference

Past Conference Materials

TBI Conference 2019

2019 TBI Conference Presentations

TBI Conference 2018

Learn more about the TBI Conference 2018.

Interactive Exhibit:

a photo of the Big Brain with children going inside

TBI services offers a fun and informative inflatable brain exhibit to help educate children and adults on traumatic brain injury, signs and symptoms, long term effects, and the importance of prevention. If you are interested in bringing the Big Brain to an event in your town, please fill out the form below and someone will contact you shortly. Please make all requests at least three weeks prior to your event. A fee is charged based on the location of the event.

Big Brain Inquiry