2020.09.02 – Caregiving after Brain Injury (Live Webinar)

A Carolyn Rocchio Caregivers live webinar featuring Allison Clark, Ph.D. Airs live at 3 p.m. EST September 2, 2020. Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. EST August 31, 2020.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. EST August 31, 2020.

Acquired brain injury can result in significant impairments in a person's cognitive and physical abilities as well as changes in emotions and behaviors. This can lead to difficulties with daily tasks ranging from the need for assistance with self-care to the inability to return to work. As a family member, you are often a vital caregiver. 

 Join this Carolyn Rocchio Caregivers webinar as Allison Clark, Ph.D. discusses common needs caregivers have and how to identify and manage stress in order to best assist your loved one.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify caregiver needs in relation to the severity and chronicity of injury.
  2. Describe factors related to caregiver stress and ways to manage it.

To receive 1 ACBIS CEU Credit, please select "Live Webinar, CBIS/T Rate (Includes 1 CEU)" from the drop-down menu.

Speaker Bio:

Allison Clark, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the H. Ben Taub Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine and a Research Scientist at the Brain Injury Research Center at TIRR Memorial Hermann. Dr. Clark is a clinical neuropsychologist with over 15 years of experience in brain injury rehabilitation including research, inpatient, and post-acute settings. Her interests include cognitive rehabilitation and interventions for emotional distress following brain injury; she has co-authored over 25 peer-reviewed publications and received federal funding in this area.