Brain Injury Training for Criminal Justice & Reentry Professionals

on Wednesday - January 16, 2013.

The Lancaster County RMO in partnership with the
Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania present:

Brain Injury: A Training for Criminal Justice and Reentry Professionals

The Brain Injury of Association of Pennsylvania, under contract from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, has developed a statewide Education and Training Program aimed at increasing participants' knowledge and understanding of brain injury. Trainings are designed for professionals who may come into contact with people who have sustained a brain injury in the course of their practice., with a focus on providing information and skills necessary to meet the unique needs of individuals with brain injury. The content is designed to provide practical information to help professionals screen, refer, and provide meaningful interventions for their clients . . . .

 

Training will cover:
• Overview of types, causes and mechanisms of brain injury
• Brain injury prevalence and incidence
• Brain injury prevention
• Levels of severity of brain injury and functional outcomes
• Concussion: An often overlooked brain injury
• Common effects of brain injury
• Impact of brain injury on inmates and others
• Strategies for effective intervention
• Screening for undiagnosed brain injuries
• Resources for individuals with brain injuries and their families

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013, 8:30am – 12:30pm

LOCATION: Liberty Place, 313 West Liberty St, Lancaster, PA 17603 - Room 112

COST: This training is FREE but you MUST REGISTER

TO REGISTER: send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Melanie at 717-723-1075, and provide your name, your organization name, your phone number and email address and the number of people from your organization who will be attending