WV TBI Conference 2022

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Thriving after Brain Injury: Living Our Best Lives Virtual Conference

People with traumatic brain injury (TBI), caregivers and family members join us for the pre-conference advocacy workshop on March 1.

More information to come! Reach out to tbi@hsc.wvu.edu or call 877-724-8244 with questions.

Join us to honor Brain Injury Awareness Month March 2nd – March 3rd for the WV Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Conference.

The WV 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, WV TBI Advisory Council, Disability Rights of WV, The Appalachian Center for Independent Living, WV Division of Rehabilitation Services, and individuals with lived experience, as well as their family members and caregivers.

The conference will kick off on Tuesday, March 1st with an advocacy workshop for people with TBI, caregivers, and family members to come together to build skills and create community to further change in WV. On March 2nd, the full conference will begin and provide opportunities for the people with TBI, caregivers/family members, as well as professionals to attend sessions on best practices for serving individuals with TBIs. Topics include supported decision-making, recreation therapy for people with TBI in WV, driving after a brain injury, and advocating for legislative change.

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Presenters:

  • Keynote: Jonathan Martinis
  • Closing Speaker: Eric Thompson
  • Jacob Greenfield
  • Richard Ward
  • Ann McDaniel
  • Christina Smith
  • Dr. Leslie Tower
  • More to come!

Sessions:

Check back soon for descriptions of the sessions that will be held at the WV 2022 TBI Conference.

Schedule at a Glance: TBD

Pending CEUS:

  • Social Work
  • Nursing
  • Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Certified Brain Injury Specialists (CBIS)