2021.01.21 – Return-to-Learn: Identifying Challenges and Implementing Strategies with BrainSTEPS (Live Webinar)

A Robert Sbordone Memorial mTBI/Concussion Lecture live webinar featuring Brenda Eagan-Johnson, Ed.D., CBIST. Airs live at 3 p.m. ET January 21, 2021. Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. ET January 19, 2021.


Registration closes January 19, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Join Brenda Eagan-Johnson, Ed.D., CBIST as she discusses BrainSTEPS, the brain injury school consulting program created in 2007 to address, mitigate, and monitor challenges for students and schools during return-to-learn following mild, moderate and severe brain injury through the collaboration of trained brain injury educational consultants, medical rehabilitation providers, and parents. This program is now statewide in Pennsylvania and Colorado.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify potential challenges for students and schools during return-to-learn initially and over time.
  2. Discover how the BrainSTEPS program impacts school reentry for students with brain injury in PA.
  3. Learn how the online learning environment due to COVID-19 impacts students with brain injury and support strategies to employ.

Includes 1 ACBIS CEU.


Brenda Eagan-Johnson, Ed.D., CBIST is a national authority regarding the educational aspects of all severities of pediatric Acquired Brain Injury (both traumatic and non-traumatic) with over two decades of experience. Dr. Eagan-Johnson is the State Program Coordinator for the nationally recognized Child and Adolescent Brain Injury School Consulting Program, BrainSTEPS, in Pennsylvania. She helped create this model in 2007. The Colorado Department of Education adopted the BrainSTEPS model in 2016. Dr. Eagan-Johnson focuses on program development, implementation, consultation, and training for the approximately 300 educational consultants on 30 brain injury educational consulting teams across the state. Dr. Eagan-Johnson serves on the Board of Governors for the Brain Injury Association of America's Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists.