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27th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Month Kick-off Breakfast and Conference: Homelessness, Addiction, and Brain Injury

Brain Care Centre

Friday, 1 June 2018 from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM (MDT)

27th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Month Kick-off...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Individual Breakfast Attendance Only   more info 31 May 2018 $50.00 $1.99
Individual Conference Attendance Only   more info 31 May 2018 $100.00 $2.99
Individual attendance to both the Breakfast and Conference 31 May 2018 $125.00 $3.49
Table of 8 to the Breakfast Only   more info 31 May 2018 $400.00 $4.50
Donate a ticket for a BCC client to attend the Breakfast 31 May 2018 $50.00 $1.99
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Join Us Friday, June 1, 2018 for the

27th Annual Brain Injury Awareness 
Month Kick-off Breakfast

and 

Conference: Homelessness, Addiction, and Brain Injury

This event is generously sponsored by:

James H Brown & Associates 

http://www.jameshbrown.com

Media Sponsor:

 

 Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Sylvain Roy

Dr. Sylvain Roy is the President of the Ontario Psychological Association, and an advocate for persons with disabilities experiencing homelessness. He is a neuropsychologist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Inner City Family Health Team, and adjunct professor at York University.  His clinical and research interests are to better understand the intricate links between brain injury, developmental disability, dementia and homelessness. He currently oversees two government funded projects that aims to better understand the incidence rates of these disorders among the homeless, link patients to services and map system strengths and gaps in Toronto and beyond. 

 

Talk: The Bridges to Housing Project & the Toronto Experience

 

Dr. Roy will discuss recent developments in Toronto Shelters that led to an effective screening approach and deeper characterization of persons experiencing homelessness. He will review his team’s recent clinical findings, housing support needs, incidence rates of ABI, dementia and developmental disabilities in shelters and successes of the Bridges to Housing Project. He will also discuss the potential policy implications the new Connecting the Dots 1 year project that will look to expand previous work in other cities and take a closer look at human trafficking and opioid use among the homeless. 

 


 

Ticket Prices per Person

Breakfast $50.00
Partial Tax Receipt: $15.00

Table of 8 at the Breakfast $400.00 
Partial Tax Receipt: $120.00

Conference $100.00 
Please note there is no tax receipt for conference registration. 

Breakfast and Conference $125.00
Partial Tax Receipt: $35.00


 

 The Ginny Awards: Two honours are handed out each year at the “BIAM” Breakfast; one to Outstanding Caregiver as recognition to those who care for a loved one after a brain injury, and Outstanding Community Supporter to a business, community group or individual who contributed to the brain injury community in some way that elevated our community. Join us to find out who will be the 2018 recipients of these prestigious recognitions.


 

Location

Chateau Louis Hotel and Conference Centre
 
11727 Kingsway
 Edmonton, AB
T5G 3A1

*Parking is complimentary* 


 

  Breakfast and Conference Speakers 

7:00-8:30am - 'BIAM' Kick-off Breakfast, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Sylvain Roy, President of the Ontario Psychological Association, neuropsychologist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Inner City Family Health Team, and adjunct professor at York University

Conference: 

9:10am – Scott Kirkland, Project Research Assistant, Department of Emergency Medicine

9:50am –  Dr. Vera Caine, Professor, CIHR New Investigator, Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Coffee Break

10:45am – Dr. Shaun Gray, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Lunch Break and Networking

12:25pm – Renee Iverson, Manager, Clinical Services and Program Supports and Juli White, Training and Online Learning Coordinator, Homeward Trust

1:00pm – Dr. Kathryn Dong, Director, Inner City Health and Wellness Program and ARCH Program, Royal Alexandra Hospital

Coffee Break

1:55pm – Panel Discussion Featuring: Dr. Sylvain Roy, Scott Kirkland, Dr. Vera Caine, Dr. Shaun Gray, Renee Iverson, Juli White, and Dr. Kathryn Dong


  

Conference Sponsors: 

http://www.royalalex.org

 

 http://www.homewardtrust.ca 

 

 http://www.ececaf.ca


 

Contact the organizer with any questions

Christine Hirschi, Communications, Events, and Volunteer Coordinator

P. 780.477.7575 Ext 111

E. christine@braincarecentre.com

W. www.braincarecentre.com

Have questions about 27th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Month Kick-off Breakfast and Conference: Homelessness, Addiction, and Brain Injury? Contact Brain Care Centre

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Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre
11727 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, AB T5G 3A1
Canada

Friday, 1 June 2018 from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM (MDT)


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Brain Care Centre

The Brain Care Centre is a non-profit organization stemming from the merger of NABIS (Northern Alberta Brain Injury Society) and EBIRS (Edmonton Brain Injury Relearning Society). Brain Care Centre offers programs and services at no cost to adults (18+) who have sustained an acquired brain injury and their families. Services are offered from Edmonton and area to the communities along Highway 16 from Stony Plain all the way to Jasper with offices in Edmonton and Edson. Through service coordination, counselling, occupational therapy, electronic device training, and volunteer programs Brain Care Centre strives to empower others to Defy Limitations!

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