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Please register for What We Need to Know About Falls and TBI with Older Adults, Part 1 on Oct. 19, 2018 from 11:00am—12:30pm (CDT); and from 12:00noon – 1:30pm (ET)

You may watch watch live or watch later at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3810145733682481923

This webinar is Part 1 of 2 in a collaborative series with National Council on Aging (NCOA) and National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) exploring the interconnection between falls and traumatic brain injuries in older adults; ideas for personalized cognitive compensatory strategies; and importance of engaging in collaborative prevention programing that can be applied at an individual, community and State levels to support the needs of individuals living with a brain injury. This 60 minute presentation will provide an overview of TBI, prevalence, risk factors in the senior population, impact on daily life, review useful tips for working survivors and provide an understanding the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2014 and its implication for the brain injury community nationwide. The webinar is free and is available on first come, first served basis. No CEUs will be available. The webinar will also be archived and available after October 19th here on the NASHIA website.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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3-Part Webinar Series: Person Centered Planning: From Dreams to Reality
May 17, May 31 and June 7, 2018

In keeping with federal and state program requirements calling for person centered planning as a critical component to the delivery of brain injury services and supports, this 3-part webinar series has been developed to address these questions:

  • What is person centered planning and person centered thinking?
  • What are strategies for discovering information, interests and goals of individuals with brain injury?
  • How do you turn these plans into reality?

Learn how this planning and on-going problem-solving process helps individuals with brain injury to plan for their future, develop personal relations, participate in the community, access resources and accommodations needed to achieve these goals, and to increase control over their lives.

To register for each webinar, click on the link provided for each webinar below, which will take you to the GoToWebinar registration page. These webinars are free, unless you wish a Certificate of Participation for a session(s) you viewed. If you wish a certificate, you will need to pay through PayPal, posted on this page after Webinar 3, for you to access after you view a session(s). The cost of each session is $10 for NASHIA Members ($30 total); $15 for Non-NASHIA Members ($45 total). Sessions will be recorded and made available on this page after the webinars are held.

Webinar 1: An Introduction to Person Centered Thinking

Thursday, May 17, 2018
12:00 noon-1:00 pm (EDT)
Lisa Meyer, Consultant

Overview:

This webinar will provide an overview of the general concepts of person-centered thinking and how it differs from person centered planning. Learn how everyday thinking can create a foundation for change and action that empowers and impacts the individual, as well as organizations and systems.

Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Receive an overview of the foundations of Person Centered Thinking.
  • Understand the value of Import TO/Important FOR concepts.
  • Hear/see examples of how people are utilizing PCT in their lives.
  • Hear/see practical examples of how PCT is having positive impact in people's lives.

Click here to view this webinar

Handouts for this webinar:

Webinar Presentation Handout
Relationship Map
Good Day/Bad Day
Blank Communication Chart
Blank Learning Log
Matching People Supporting Blank Handout
One Page Profile
Three Panel Landscape
How Best to Support Me at Work: One Page Description

Webinar 2: From Person-Centered Thinking to Creating the Plan

Thursday, May 31, 2018
12:00 noon-1:00 pm (EDT)
Diane M. Grieder, MEd, Consultant, AliPar, Inc.

Overview:

This presentation highlights the documentation elements of person-centered planning. Beginning with the assessment, to reaching some understanding of the data and the person, all leading to informing the plan development will be covered. A clear description of the definitions of goals (outcomes), objectives and interventions (services) will be provided.

Objectives:

  • Understand the importance and value of the narrative summary
  • List three elements of a Person Centered Recovery Plan and define them.
  • List two (2) reasons why personally defined goals are important to know and document.
  • Describe how person-centered planning acknowledges medical necessity and rigorous clinical documentation; and where it can be found in the plan.

Click here to view this webinar

Handout for this webinar:

Diane Grieder Handout May 31, 2018

Webinar 3: Applying Person Centered Planning and Thinking Principles in the Delivery of Supports & Services for Persons Living with a Traumatic Brain Injury

Thursday, June 7, 2018
12:00 noon-1:00 pm (EDT)
Anastasia Edmonston, MS, CRC
TBI, Mental Health First Aid & Person Centered Trainer
Maryland Behavioral Health Administration 

Overview:

This presentation will provide tips and tools for adapting person centered planning and thinking approaches when working with individuals who are living with a history of brain injury. Encouraging choice and autonomy is important in the development of meaningful goals and the application of strategies and accommodations critical to reaching goals for work, home and community life.

Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Describe the essential differences between the medical model approach to treatment and services and the person centered approach;
  • Utilize a tool to assess the level of person centered practices of programs and services; and
  • Apply tools and strategies to enhance their program's person centered competency in terms of staff approach to service delivery in a person centered manner.

Click here to view this webinar

Handouts for this webinar:

Presentation PowerPoint
Person Centered Planning Questionnaire -TBI Waiver Provider Version

Costs:

You may view these webinars at no cost. Following the live sessions the recorded webinars will be available on this page for viewing at any time. If you wish a Certificate of Participation, you will need to pay through PayPal below. The cost of each session is $10 for NASHIA Members ($30 total); $15 for Non-NASHIA Members ($45 total).

You may pay here:

Person Centered Planning Webinar Series
Certificate of Attendance
Name for Cert. of Attendance
Email address for Certificate:

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Webinar Ethic Series II: Ethics of Care

Introduction:

This four-part webinar series on Ethics of Care offers 3.5 continuing education credits to Certified Rehabilitation Counselors (CRC). Certificates of participation will be available for those who may need them for other accrediting organizations or for their employers.

Credentialing agencies:

Ohio State University is awarding continuing education credits for Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).

Notes: This program focuses on ethics in the direct delivery of services. This includes ethics as according to the area of the counseling relationship as part of the “CRCC Code of Professional Ethics for Rehabilitation Counselors.” The program approval # is TRN1960045​ for 3.50 clock hours and is valid through 2/26/2019.

Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Costs:

To obtain credits the webinar series will cost $50 for NASHIA members and $75 for non-members. Participants will need to pay one time through PayPal (below) for all four sessions. To receive the credits, you must view all four sessions and take the post-tests and complete the evaluation form in accordance with credentialing organizations. Post-tests meeting requirements are posted below. Participants must download and complete the appropriate post-test to receive credits.

Individuals who do not wish credits may view the webinars at no costs. Links to view the sessions are after the description of each session.

NASHIA Members: $50
Non-Members: $75

You may pay through PayPal here....

Ethics Series II
Continuing Education Credits (CEC):
Name for CEC credit:
Email address for CEC credit:

Instructions: Webinars, Post-Tests and Evaluations

Links to the pre-recording sessions and accompanying materials are posted below for each webinar session. After each session, participants are to complete the post-test and the evaluation and send to training@nashia.org as noted.

Webinar 1: Ethical Considerations in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Overview:

This webinar discusses ethics as it involves good professional practice, and the presenter utilizes a practical psychological approach, looking at the thoughts, feelings and actions that are involved in making ethical decisions, carrying them out, and living with their consequences. Ethical responses to a variety of issues are explored from a number of practical, clinically-grounded ethical decision-making perspectives.

Speaker:

Maximillian H. Shmidheiser, MBE, PsyD, ABPP-CN
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Moss Rehab: Drucker Brain Injury Center
Moss Rehab Concussion Center
Philadelphia, PA

Objectives:

1. Be familiar with the major ethical considerations involved with brain injury rehabilitation, especially with regard to our responsibilities to people receiving services and their families, our responsibilities to colleagues and the profession, and our responsibilities to society at large.
2. Discuss different approaches and decision-making models for addressing ethical dilemmas.
3. Apply the concepts of bioethical principles to commonplace clinical scenarios.

Presentation and handout:

- PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
- Click here to view the webinar.

Post-tests and Evaluations

-- APAs (psychologists), and CRCs click here to take the Post Test.

-- APAs (psychologists), and CRCs click here to complete the Evaluation.

Webinar 2: The Continuum of Care for Severe Brain Injury and the "Case" of Massachusetts

Overview:

This presentation provides an overview of the continuum of care for people with severe acquired brain injuries (i.e., traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumor, and anoxia), and gaps and strengths in the continuum of care in Massachusetts. The chronic phase of injury/disability and transition to community-based living is a particular focus. Ethical issues related to data and evidence for policy and program decision-making for the brain injury population are described. The presenter uses Massachusetts as a policy "case" for understanding issues of access, policy, and programming for this population.

Speaker:

Laura Lorenz, PhD, MA, MEd
Director, Research and Education
Supportive Living Inc.
Woburn, MA
and
Visiting Scholar
Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA

Objectives:

- Describe strategies for informing and educating policymakers and providers about the continuum of care for severe brain injury.
- Identify gaps, challenges, and strengths in services and supports for people with chronic severe brain injury living in the community.
- Discuss the ethics of data and evidence around services, supports and tracking outcomes for this population.
- Adapt lessons learned around the continuum of care and program decision-making to different state contexts for this population.

Presentation and handout:

- PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
- Click here to view the webinar.

Post-tests and Evaluations

-- CRCs click here to take the Post Test. ​

-- CRCs click here to complete the Evaluation.

Webinar 3:A Qualitative Look at the Ethical Issues Experienced by Professionals Providing Home and Community Based Services to Individuals with Brain Injury

Overview:

The focus of this presentation is on the ethical issues therapists confront when providing home and community based services to people with brain injuries. It explores six core themes cleaned from interviews and makes recommendations for organizational practices that better address these unique issues, and provide for improved training and support.

Speaker:

Rita Cola Carroll, PhD, President Main Line Rehabilitation Associates, Inc. Malvern, PA

Objectives:

1. To identify three of the six types of ethical dilemmas home and community based therapists experience.
2. To recognize the roles of cognition, the environment and consumer rights in creating ethical conflicts
3. To determine practices to improve training and supports for home and community based therapists dealing with ethical dilemmas.

Presentation and handout:

- PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
- Click here to view the webinar.

Post-tests and Evaluations

-- CRCs click here to take the Post Test.

-- CRCs click here to complete the Evaluation.

Webinar 4: Ethics in Practice: Real Life Considerations for Community Based TBI/ABI Professionals

Overview:

This presentation focuses on methods of preparing professionals to appropriately address the unique ethical challenges that arise when providing community based services to individuals with TBI/ABI.

Speaker:

Jennifer Abramson, MSW, LCSW, CBIS Service Coordinator/Case Manager Neuro Community Care Wake Forest, NC

Objectives:

1. Review Neuro Community Care's multi-level training model to prepare new providers to address ethical challenges that may arise when working with individuals with traumatic or acquired brain injuries.
2. Examine the differences between boundary crossings and boundary violations with a focus on issues specific to serving the brain injury population.
3. Identify tools and strategies to help prevent ethical breaches and how to implement interventions when a breach has occurred.
4. Explore areas of ongoing skill building related to ethical competence.
5. Review assessment tools to assist individuals in ongoing self-appraisal and long term professional growth

Presentation and handout:

- PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
- Resources
- LEARN Model
- Click here to view the webinar.

Post-tests and Evaluations

--CRCs click here to take the Post Test.

​--CRCs click here to complete the Evaluation.

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