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TBI 101: Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury

Training will assist to understand traumatic brain injury at an introductory level including but limited to: mechanisms of TBI injury, sign/symptoms of TBI, TBI levels of severity, possible impairments caused by TBI. Participants will understand implementation of the HELPS Screening Tool and be able to direct individuals to appropriate resources when necessary.

This two-hour course will offer two social work continuing education credits.

  • Flatwoods, WV: April 4, 2017, 1pm-4pm
    Braxton County DHHR, 3 Social Work CEUs
  • Parkersburg, WV: April 7, 2017, 9am-Noon
    WVU-Parkersburg, 3 Social Work CEUs
  • Huntington, WV: April 10, 2017, 9am-Noon
    Cabell-Huntington Health Department 703 7th Ave, Huntington, WV 25701 2nd Floor Conference Room, 3 Social Work CEUs

Register for TBI 101


TBI & Early Screening in Children

Training will assist to understand traumatic brain injury as it relates to infants, children and adolescents. Participants will understand the mechanism of injury for TBI and signs, symptoms and effects of Baby Shaken Syndrome. Additionally, individuals will obtain information on resources with the state and the referral process for the WVUCED TBI program.

This two-hour course will offer two social work continuing education credits.

Coming soon.


The Scrambled Egg: TBI and Opioid Use Disorder

Training will assist to understand traumatic brain injury in conjunction with substance abuse. Participants will understand the mechanism of injury, signs, symptoms and effects of Opioid Use Disorder paired with TBI. Training will education on treatment accommodations for opioid users with TBI. Additionally, individuals will obtain information on resources with the state and the referral process for the WVUCED TBI program.

This two-hour course will offer two social work continuing education credits.

Coming soon.


The Perfect Storm: TBI vs. PTSD in Veterans

Training will assist to understand traumatic brain injury as it relates to veterans. Participants will understand the mechanism of injury, signs, symptoms and TBI as compared to PTSD. Additionally, individuals will obtain information on resources with the state and the referral process for the WVUCED TBI program.

This two-hour course will offer two social work continuing education credits.

Coming soon.


Tackling TBI: Increasing Prevention in Athletes

Training will assist to understand traumatic brain injury as it relates to competitive full and partial contact sports. Participants will understand the mechanism of injury, signs, symptoms and TBI within athletes. Additionally, individuals will obtain information on resources with the state and the referral process for the WVUCED TBI program.

This two-hour course will offer two social work continuing education credits.

Coming soon.


TBI & Compensatory Strategies: If There is a WILL, There is a WAY

Training will assist to understand traumatic brain injury, including but not limited to the mechanism of injury, signs, symptoms and compensatory strategies available for TBI survivors. Additionally individuals will obtain information on resources with the state and the referral process for the WVUCED TBI program.

This two-hour course will offer two social work continuing education credits.

Coming soon.


TBI HELPS Screen Tool

Training will assist attendees to understand traumatic brain injury at an introductory level, understand implementation of the HELPS Screening Tool and be able to direct individuals to appropriate resources when necessary.

This one-hour course will offer two social work continuing education credits.

Coming soon.


If you would like to request a specialized training related to traumatic brain injury for your agency, please contact Sara Miller at sfmiller1@hsc.wvu.edu