2022.03.31 – Self-Advocacy after Brain Injury (Recorded Webinar)

A Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Research recorded webinar featuring Lenore Hawley, MSSW, LCSW, CBIST.

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Aired live March 31, 2022. Includes 1 ACBIS CEU. 

Advocating for one’s own needs and wishes requires self-awareness, problem-solving, assertive communication, and self-efficacy. 

Join this Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Research webinar as Lenore Hawley discusses research demonstrating the efficacy of the Self Advocacy for Independent Life (SAIL) intervention, designed to empower individuals living with brain injury with self-advocacy skills and beliefs. The presentation will emphasize the clinical components and application of this intervention in outpatient and community settings. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the concept of self-advocacy as it relates to individuals living with brain injury
  2. Describe the results of a RCT demonstrating the efficacy of the SAIL program and related research
  3. Summarize the major components of the Self-Advocacy for Independent Life (SAIL) intervention
  4. Describe strategies for applying this intervention in outpatient and community settings

If you select "Recorded Webinar - Download Now!" from the dropdown menu below, you will be prompted to continue to payment. When you have completed the checkout process, you will receive an email with further instructions. The file contained in this email also includes instructions about receiving your ACBIS CEU.

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On-demand recorded webinars are non-refundable.


Speaker Bio:

Lenore “Lenny” Hawley, MSSW, LCSW, CBIST has served individuals living with brain injury and their families for 40 years as a clinician and researcher, with specific expertise in group therapy, social competence, and self-advocacy. She is the Brain Injury Education Counselor at Craig Hospital, and the Principal Investigator of a TBI Model System randomized controlled trial on self-advocacy. Lenny is the author of A Family Guide to the Head Injured Adult, The Self-Advocacy for Independent Life Workbook, and co-author of Group Interactive Structured Treatment - GIST: for Social Competence, as well as numerous journal articles and book chapters. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Network of Social Workers in Acquired Brain Injury.