5th Annual Ventura County Brain Injury Conference


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Surviving-Striving-Thriving with Acquired Brain Injury

Schedule

8:15am                  Resources Available in Ventura County and Coffee & Refreshments 8:45am                 Introduction and Orientation to the Day 9:00am            Keynote Speaker – Brock Travis, PhD, Handling the Grief that Comes with Acquired Brain Injury 9:45am             Break 1011:30am       Morning Workshops: Survivors Only: Grief & Coping Skills & New Life after ABI with Survivor-Presenters and Dr. Cheryll Smith Caregivers and Professionals: Utilizing Effective Coping Skills when One you Care for Lives with an Acquired Injury with Dr. Brock Travis 11:30am                Lunch from Jersey Mike’s (included in registration fee) and Presentation of Sponsors and Presenters 1–2:15pm         Afternoon Workshops: Community Safety, Working with Public Safety and Navigating the Legal System as Defendant or Victim; Presenters: Professionals from each of the systems involved, facilitated by Dr. Erik Lande, PhD. Long Term Care Planning from a Family Perspective, Lifelong Rehabilitation, Education, Support and Caring; Presenters: Jarice Butterfield, PhD, DCIS and Donna Davies, Parent of BI Survivor                                     Survivors Only: “Circle of Support” with facilitator Celeste Racicot, Med, CRC; Survivor-Presenters will address the following topics from their own experiences: Family Relationships, Returning to                                                 School after BI, Working after BI, and Life Satisfaction 2:15pm             Break 2:30-3:45pm   Afternoon Workshops (afternoon sessions listed above repeat) 3:45–4:30pm  Social Hour        Resource Area Open         RESPONSE SURVEY

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                                       $15 per person includes attendance to all workshops, lunch, and conference materials

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*Disclaimer: The provision of meeting room space at the Ventura County Office of Education site does not imply endorsement or sponsorship of the services or products presented and/or promoted by the Brain Injury Center of Ventura County.