2021.07.28 – Brain Injury, Aging, and Planning for the Future (Live Webinar)
A Carolyn Rocchio Caregivers live webinar featuring Christine Weaver, MAS, OTR/L, CLCP, CBIS, C/NDT. Airs live at 3 p.m. EST July 28, 2021. Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. EST July 27, 2021.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. EST July 27, 2021.
The acute and chronic effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) have been widely described; however, as individuals with brain injury age, caregivers encounter unique situations and decisions related to care and planning for the future.
Join this Carolyn Rocchio Caregivers webinar as Christine Weaver discusses the effects of aging on brain injury and the impact this has on approaches to care.
- Understand effects of aging on brain injury.
- Functional Implications of aging on brain injury.
- Discuss long-term needs of aging individuals with brain injury.
- Identify how to plan for possible future needs of an individual with a brain injury due to aging.
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Christine Weaver is the Founder/CEO of NeuroPraxis. She is an occupational therapist and specializes in neurological rehabilitation for the last 30 years.
Ms. Weaver received a degree in Master of Advanced Studies Degree in Health Law from the University of California - San Diego. She is certified as an occupational therapist by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) since 1992 and the Board of Occupational Therapy in California (CBOT). An expert witness and a medical-legal expert since 2004, Ms. Weaver is a certified life care planner by the International Commission on Health Care Certification (ICHCC). She is a legal consultant in designing life care plans that projected future costs via research-based recommendations.
Christine Weaver has dedicated over 29 years to working in the field of brain injury in various settings such as the trauma unit, intensive care unit, acute hospital, acute rehabilitation, post-acute residential rehabilitation, outpatient, and in-home and community settings. She has an extensive clinical background with a strong knowledge of the best practices in neurological rehabilitation as well as extensive management level experience. The Neuro-developmental Treatment Association (NDTA) has certified Ms. Weaver as a Neuro-Developmental treatment therapist since 1993 and she is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) since 2004
Her experience includes working for the pioneer in post-acute brain injury rehabilitation in the country, formerly known as Center for Comprehensive Services. Christine founded NEUROPRAXIS. A comprehensive and individualized home and community brain injury program to bridge the gap in the continuum of care in neurological rehabilitation to prevent re-admissions and complications; and to improve the overall quality of life after a brain injury.
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