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Life After Concussion: Building resilience through education and self-management strategies

The Nanaimo Brain Injury Society

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2-night Workshop:

First night- November 21st, 2017: Education on concussion, including a review of the short- and long-term effects of single and multiple concussion.

Second night (November 28th, 2017) : Strategies that  assist in the management of persistent post-concussive symptoms.

Each session must be registered for individually.  Please use drop down menu to select your desired date.




Speakers:

Tony Robertson 

Tony is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Vancouver Island University and an Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Victoria. He brings more than 30 years of experience developing and applying neuropsychology and neurophysiological procedures with people with traumatic brain injury.

 

Ashleigh Enwood

Ashleigh is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse, with training through the Brain Injury Association of America as a Certified Brain Injury Specialist. She is the Director of Care for Bill’s Place Support Services. Ashleigh brings 6 years of experience in working directly with families, multidisciplinary teams, and individuals with brain injuries ranging from mild to severe traumatic brain injury.

 

Jamie Dunnett

Jamie worked a physical therapist providing rehabilitation for clients with brain injuries for over 10 years.  He completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine in 2015 and now teaches weekend concussion management courses to health care professionals.

 

Kira Heaton

Kira completed her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy at Queen’s University in 2013 and since has been working in the community as an Occupational Therapist in Northern Vancouver Island. With a focus on Concussion Care, she has a passion for providing education and support to colleagues, clients and community members about best practice and up to date research.




REGISTRATION REQUIRED (SPACE IS LIMITED):

For more information please contact adrienne@nbis.ca

250-753-5600 Ext. 202

Have questions about Life After Concussion: Building resilience through education and self-management strategies? Contact The Nanaimo Brain Injury Society

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Tillicum Lelum Health Centre
602 Haliburton Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 4W5
Canada

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The Nanaimo Brain Injury Society

The Nanaimo Brain Injury Society is a registered non profit society and registered charitable organization. We are a progressive society providing education, support and connection for people living with brain injury since 1988.

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