2024.05.08 – Scams and Brain Injury: How Safe Are You? (Live Webinar)

A Carolyn Rocchio Caregivers live webinar featuring Kate Gould, MD. Airs live at 6 p.m. ET on May 8, 2024.

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Scam losses now cost $1 trillion every year worldwide. Anyone can be scammed, but people with brain injury are at higher risk. One of the best ways to reduce vulnerability to being scammed is understanding how scams work and learning practical ways to stay safe online and on the phone. In this Carolyn Rocchio Caregivers webinar, Kate Gould, DPsych, will draw on 10 years of advocacy, research, and education on the topic of brain injury and scams.

Session Objectives:

  • Describe what scams are and how they work.
  • Discuss the latest research about how brain injury can affect scam risk.
  • Discuss practical and evidence-based tips to improve your online safety


  • Free for survivors/family caregivers.
  • $50 for clinicians. Includes 1 ACBIS CEU.


Dr. Kate Gould is a Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Neuropsychologist working in brain injury research and community rehabilitation in Melbourne, Australia. She is the world's leading expert on cybersafety and brain injury. She leads the CyberAbility Project to co-design and provide innovative and evidence-based solutions. Her team includes people with living experience of brain injury, researchers, clinicians, and people from the technology and disability sectors.

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