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TBI Treatments and Behavioral Health Conference

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Hope Community Resources Inc Auditorium

540 West International Airport Road

Anchorage, AK 99518

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Sponsored by Hope Community Resources, Inc., Unmasking Brain Injury - Alaska, the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Office Depot, Recover Alaska, and Arctic Access.

Hosted by Hope Community Resources, Inc.

Course Objectives include:

  • Learn about EMDR and CBT.
  • Gain awareness of environmental stimuli on a non-neurotypical brain.
  • Recognize mental health variables with TBI recovery that can impact social functioning.
  • Identify helpful strategies that can improve social interactions while recovering from a TBI.
  • Take away skills for self-regulation.
  • Be able to describe, list and use effective grounding techniques to use with clients.
  • Discuss supportive housing vs. subsidized housing as it pertains to “case management” needs.
  • Learn how balance is associated with vision.
  • How to identify cases of structural injury associated with TBI.
  • Similarities of clinical findings in TBI and cervical spine trauma patients.
  • Identify some of the tests that might be useful for traumatic brain injuries.
  • Better address patient concerns regarding sex.
  • Recognize some of the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of extracranial headaches.
  • Revise your professional and personal plan to maximize your energy.

…and more!

SCHEDULE:

Day 1 - Friday, March 22, 2019

9:00-9:10 Introduction

9:10-10:10 Introduction to the services and supports offered through Hope Community Resources

Roy T. Scheller, PhD, CEO, Hope Community Resources, Inc.

5 minute break

10:15-10:30 Sensory Environmental Modifications for the Non-Neurotypical Brain

Wandee Murray, Revenue Manager, Hope Community Resources, Inc.

10:30-11:00 How Food Contributes To Medical Ailments And How It Has The Power To Heal

Zoi Maroudas, Owner, Bambinos Baby Food

11:00-12:00 How Brain Injury Can Affect the Vision System

Jeffrey Keene, OD, Owner, Alaska Vision Therapy Center

12:00-1:00 lunch

1:00-2:00 The Progression of Independent Living In a Traumatic World: Personal Reflections of Professional and Lived Experience

William H. Bynum III, CBIS, Independent Living Advocate, Access Alaska

2:00-2:30 Housing Resources

John Sperbeck, Regional Manager II, Public Housing Division, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation

2:30-2:40 break

2:40-3:10 Full Spectrum Health, LLC: Healthcare with Heart

Tracey Wiese, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, Owner/Medical Director/Psychiatric and Family Nurse Practitioner, Full Spectrum Health, LLC

3:10-3:40 Sexual Trauma and Working With STAR

Julie Dale, Community Prevention and Education Manager, STAR

3:40-3:45 break

3:45-4:15 Assistive Technology Brings Independence to Individuals with Brain Injuries

Kate Yenik, AT Acquisition Coordinator, ATLA and Tracy Golly, CBIS, Able Home Coordinator, ATLA

Day 2 – Saturday, March 23, 2019

9:00-9:10 introduction - Denise Creager-Smith

9:10-10:10 Mental Health Considerations with TBI and Understanding the Benefits of Group Therapy

Rebecca Young, LPC, CBIS – Provider, Inner Kindness Counseling, LLC/ Clinical Supervisor, Behavioral Health Consultants, Southcentral Foundation

10:10-10:15 5 minute break

10:15-11:15 Building Emotional Resiliency

Jaime Browning, MSW – Owner, Strengthening Families, LLC

11:15-12:15 Finding Therapeutic or Habilitative Benefits Through Collaborative Art

Jennifer Moore, Director of Artistic Expressions, Hope Studios (an affiliate of Hope Community Resources) and Julie Mettler, Director of Community Support Services, Hope Community Resources, Wasilla

12:15-1:10 lunch

1:10-3:10 Moving from Trauma Dysregulation to Self-regulation

Lisa Schmitter, M.Ed., LPC, Counselor – Aurora Counseling and Consultation, Soldotna

3:10-3:20 10 minute break

3:20-4:20 Secondary Structural Complications of TBI With Potential Effects on Recovery

Dennis Young, DC, BCAO – Clinical Director/ half owner, Pairmore and Young Chiropractic

Day 3 – Sunday, March 24, 2019

9:00-9:10 introduction - Ann-Marie Oskolkoff, Artist, Published Author

9:10-10:10 Extracranial Headaches – Diagnosis and Treatment

Heath McAnally, MD, MSPH – Anesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Founder and Medical Director, Northern Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, LLC

10:10-11:10 Opioids: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Heath McAnally, MD, MSPH

5 minute break

11:15-11:45 Sex and the Pain Patient

Luke Liu, MD - Medical Director, Founder, Owner, CEO, Staff Physician, Neuroversion, Inc

11:45-12:15 Diagnostic Tests for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Luke Liu, MD

12:15-1:10 lunch

1:10-2:10 Supporting clients with PTSD; with effective tools and how EMDR therapy can help

Eden Lunsford, MS, LPC – Counseling Therapist, STAR/ Counselor, Fireweed Counseling and Wellness

2:10-3:10 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: The Who, What and Why

Tracey Wiese, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC - Owner/Medical Director/Psychiatric and Family Nurse Practitioner, Full Spectrum Health, LLC

3:10-3:20 10 minute break

3:20-4:20 Self-care: forget time management, instead maximize your energy!

Melanie Bladow, Owner, Tern Consulting LLC


GENERAL INFO:

Ticket Price One Day $50, Two or Three Days $80.

Please request special accommodations no later than two weeks prior to event.

Sponsorship opportunities available, contact event organizer for details.

Continuing education credit information available by request. Edits will be made as credits are approved.

EDSE 590 – Special Education: TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Treatments and Behavioral Health has been approved through the UAA Education Department. Registration information will be provided.

APA CREDITS: UAA Center for Behavioral Health Research & Services (CBHRS) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CBHRS maintains responsibility for this program and its content. APA credits have been approved for the following presentations: Friday: How Brain Injury Can Affect the Vision System; Saturday: Mental Health Considerations with TBI and Understanding the Benefits of Group Therapy/ Building Emotional Resiliency/ Finding Therapeutic or Habilitative Benefits Through Collaborative Art/ Moving from Trauma Dysregulation to Self-Regulation/ Secondary Structural Complications of TBI with Potential Effects on Recovery; Sunday: Extracranial Headaches: Diagnosis and Treatment/ Opioids: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly/ Sex and the Pain Patient and Diagnostic Tests for Traumatic Brain Injuries (Must attend full hour to receive credit)/ Supporting Clients with PTSD/ Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: The Who, What, and Why.

CME CREDITS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) through the joint providership of North Star Behavioral Health System and Hope Community Resources, Inc. North Star Behavioral Health System is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This event has been approved for 16.25 credits.

PT CREDITS: This program has been approved by the AKPTA for 18 contact hours per approval # 01-07-19-01.

NASW: This program has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers - Alaska Chapter for 17.75 social work clock hours per approval certificate #OA322232419-006 AK.

OT CREDITS: This program has been approved by the AOTA for 17.75 contact hours per submission number 200432758.

CLE CREDITS: This program has been approved for 17.75 CLE credits.

Chiropractic credits have been applied for.

CHAPCB Community Health Aide Program credits have been applied for.

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES can be found on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1237675123053097/?active_tab=discussion


EVENT POLICIES:

  • Payment for event attendance must be received before continuing education credit certification or a certificate of attendance is released by the event committee. Specific professional associations or schools require an additional fee for continuing education credit. Participants are responsible for this additional fee.
  • Every effort will be made to accommodate special requests. If special accommodations are required, please submit a request for specific accommodations to AlaskanAnnette@gmail.com no later than two weeks prior to event date (Mar 22, 2019). If the requested special accommodations are not possible, alternate special accommodations may be made available. Participants will be notified of accommodations available before the event as long as they have provided contact information to event committee.
  • Event participation is entirely voluntary and participants are free to leave at any time. Participants will only receive continuing education credit after attending each full session. Event fees are not refundable. Participants may send an alternate.
  • Every effort will be made to resolve complaints or concerns received in writing until two weeks after the event. Complaints may be directed to AlaskanAnnette@gmail.com. Please allow one full week from the date of receipt to investigate and address any written complaints. The result of investigation and any resolution will be sent in writing.
  • No private personal information such as phone numbers, addresses or payment information will be distributed by the event committee. Professional information including name, office, and office location may be shared.
  • Videography, audio recording and photography may take place at this event. Your signature on the registration or attendance form signifies your agreement to have your face, voice and/ or likeness shared and distributed. Your online registration also signifies your agreement and consent.
  • The event organizers, speakers, affiliates, sponsors, donors, and volunteers are not responsible for lost or stolen items.


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