Caregiver Retreat and Survivor Day

Caregivers and family members of people with brain injury will be offered an opportunity to relax and learn new ways to cope with daily stress. Survivors of brain injury can participate in different activities to learn and grow in their new life (There will be separate activities for survivors and caregivers/family members.

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Creative Expressions After Brain Injury

Learn different ways to express yourself after a brain injury – for survivors, caregivers and family members.This interactive workshop is led by local artists Pete Ippel, 2014 recipient of the City of Ventura Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Artists, and Lynn Okun, MFT and Registered Art Therapist. The workshop will offer stations to

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Ventura County Stand Down 2016

Ventura County Stand Down is a yearly event designed to assist homeless veterans regardless of where they live. During the two-night, three day event, Ventura County Stand Down offers myriad services to veterans who are homeless. This event takes place annually at the end of July. Veterans may bring their

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ABCs of Behavioral Change

A review of common behavioral changes survivors experience following traumatic brain injury and strategies for management. Environmental modifications and self-directed behavioral management skills will be reviewed. Dr. Tomaszewski is a Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist who specializes in assessment and rehabilitation of individuals with brain injury or brain impairments. He provides neuropsychological

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Mood and Emotions

The presentation will focus on Mood and Emotions and how they change after brain injury, managing your emotions and strategies in coping with mood swings and depression, isolation, frustration, inhibitions and more. The session will offer a PowerPoint presentation, and attendees will be able to ask questions. This presentation will

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Game Night

Join us for a night of fun and games with fellow survivors and caregivers that will help improve word skills and creative thinking. – REGISTRATION IS FREE

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Lifelong Learning After TBI and Rights of Adults with Disabilites in the Workplace and Community

Learn about how traumatic brain injury may affect learning, remediation and compensatory strategies for life-long learning and education and the rights of adults with disabilities in the workplace and community during this presentation by Jarice Butterfield, Ph.D., CBIS, and Melissa Hatch, J.D. This presentation will include a variety of resources to

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