Brain Injury Alliance of Utah Family and Professionals Conference

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This two day conference features nationally-known experts on brain injury and recovery.  Conference features include keynote speakers, interactive sessions, networking sessions, and an exhibitor expo full of exciting booths.  Make sure to visit booths and join in the daily expo booth scavenger hunt for fun prizes.   CME, CEU, and licensure points available.  

Schedule

· Stage
Welcome
Welcome all attendees by Dr. Lisa Wilde and Dr. Candace Floyd
· Sessions
Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Overview of IPV
Speaker: Jana Fulmer, Board of Directors for Utah Domestic Violence Coalition
· Sessions
State of the State: Status of Return-to-Learn in Utah
Speaker: Traci Barney, TBI/SCI Coordinator, State of Utah
· Sessions
Domestic violence assistance programs
Speaker: Stewart Ralphs, Director of Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake City
· Sessions
Return-to-Learn: Brain injury in the classroom
Speaker: Melissa McCart, Ph.D., Director Center on Brain Injury Research and Training, University of Oregon
· Sessions
IPV-related brain injury
Speaker: Carrie Esopenko, Ph.D., Rutgers University, Leader of ENIGMA-Brain Injury IPV Working Group
· Networking
Break and Networking
Take a quick break and comeback for networking with everyone
· Sessions
What challenges does Utah face in Return-to-Learn
Speaker: Chuck Curtin, M.Ed., Children's Hospital of Utah
· Sessions
Evaluating and Mitigating Risk in IPV: A first responders perspective
Speaker: Officer Eric Haskell, Salt Lake City Police Department
· Sessions
The practitioner's tool box: What you need to know to help achieve return-to-learn objectives
Speaker: Sondra Marshall, Ph.D., St. Charles Health System, Bend OR
· Sessions
Assessment of Treatment of IPV and TBI in a Medical Setting
· Expo
Break and Visit Expo
Visit the expo booths
· Sessions
Perspective from an IPV Survivor
Speaker: Renee Casati
· Sessions
Current research on management of brain injury in school-aged kids
Speaker:
· Sessions
Practical Guidance for Advocacy in IPV
Speaker: Brenda Eagan-Johnson, Ed.D.
· Sessions
Psychological and trauma aspects of IPV
Speaker: Amy Marshall, Ph.D., Penn State University
· Sessions
Pediatric TBI: What Educators need to know
Speaker: Colby Hansen, M.D., University of Utah
· Sessions
Legal and Litigation Aspects of IPV
Speaker: Kristy L. Hanson, J.D., Macarthur, Heder, Metler Attorneys at Law
· Sessions
Discussion of call-to-action and next steps for return-to-learn
Discussion of Call-to-Action and next steps
· Networking
Break and Networking
Networking with attendees
· Sessions
Call to action: Discussion of what are the next steps for IPV prevention
Discussion of Call-to-Action and next steps for IPV education and prevention
· Stage
IPV session closing remarks and drawing for prizes
Closing remarks and drawing for expo scavenger prizes
· Sessions
Assistive technologies for brain injury
Speakers: Dr. Melody Mickens, University of Utah and GaPP lab engineers, University of Utah
· Stage
Welcome
Welcome all attendees by Dr. Lisa Wilde and Dr. Candace Floyd
· Stage
Diet, the microbiome, and recovery from brain injury
Speaker: Lisa Brenner, Ph.D., University of Colorado and Director of Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Denver VA
· Networking
Networking
All participants can participate in networking
· Expo
Visit Expo
Visit the expo booths (scavenger hunt active)
· Sessions
Medical Cannabis
Speakers: Dr. Sean McAllister, Sutter Health Research and Ms. Sarah Ponce, Utah Department of Health
· Sessions
Discussion of Diet and Microbiome with Dr. Brenner
Question/Answers and Discussion with Dr. Brenner
· Sessions
Executive function
Session speaker: Dr. Yana Suchy, University of Utah
· Sessions
Survivor and caregiver stories
Session: Survivor and caregiver stories
· Sessions
Discussion of medical cannabis
Questions/Answers and Discussion of medical cannabis with Dr. McAllister and Ms. Ponce
· Sessions
Session: Mindfulness and Psyche Yoga
Session speakers: Dr. Stephen Trapp, Salt Lake City VA and Ms. Ashley Iverson, Founder Psyche Yoga
· Sessions
Diet and Recovery after TBI
Session speakers: Dr. Summer Rolin and Dr. Jaycie Loewen
· Sessions
Post-traumatic epilepsy
Session speakers: Dr. Angela Peters, University of Utah and individual with PTE
· Expo
Break and Visit Expo
Visit the expo booths (scavenger hunt active)
· Stage
Trajectories of recovery after brain injury: Which health choices promote recovery?
Keynote speaker: Dr. MJ Pugh, University of Utah
· Sessions
Assistive technologies for brain injury
Speakers: Dr. Melody Mickens, University of Utah and GAPP lab engineers, University of Utah
· Sessions
Social context of IPV and Family Violence
Speaker: Dr. Sonia Salari, University of Utah
· Sessions
Discussion of trajectories, healthy habits, and post-traumatic epilepsy
Question/Answers and Discussion with Drs. Rolin, Loewen, Peters, and Pugh
· Sessions
COVID and future disaster planning resources
Speakers: Dr. Alina Fong, CognitiveFX
· Networking
Break and Networking
Networking with attendees
· Expo
Visit Expo
Visit the expo booths (turn in scavenger hunt results)
· Stage
Post-Traumatic Headache
Keynote speakers: Dr. Cindy McGeary, University of Texas San Antonio and Dr. Don McGeary, University of Texas San Antonio
· Stage
Closing remarks and drawing for prizes
Closing remarks and drawing for expo scavenger prizes

Tickets

From $0.00 to $130.00
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University of Utah Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Located in the mountain west, the University of Utah Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is dedicated to enhancing care, research and education.