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2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 200 Roseville, MN 55113-3830
Phone: 612-378-2742
Toll Free: 1-800-669-6442
Fax: 612-378-2789
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lunch and Learn Seminars

Lunch and Learn Seminars for Social Workers
and Social Service Professionals

The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is offering Lunch and Learn Seminars for Social Workers and Social Service Professionals. Continuing Education Units have been approved by the Board of Social Work and will be available at each seminar. The seminars will begin at 12 p.m. and be held at the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance office in Roseville. Lunch is provided by the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance.

September 12 - Assistive Technology for Cognition: Focus on Apps
Donald McClellan, CCC, Department Head, Speech Pathology, VA Medical Center
The application of assistive technology in rehabilitation is growing at a rapid pace. Acquisition of ATC devices used to be perceived as a barrier to this type of treatment. Today, smart phones are everywhere and can be readily used for ATC treatment. This presentation will describe an app-based approach to cognitive rehabilitation in which the professionals support people with TBI in identifying their strengths and challenges, and coaches them to select apps with features that support specific cognitive challenges as a way to reengage in valued, everyday activities.

October 16 - Diving Into the Relationship between Brain and Behavior
Christine Burns Ph.D., LP, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Minnesota Department of Human Services
This presentation will review some basics of the relationship between brain functioning, thinking, and behavior. It also will cover more advanced features of cognition and behavior as they relate to ways of adapting our tools and interventions to individuals with brain injury.

November 14 - BI and CADI Waivers: Paying for Unique Services
Sara Schlegelmilch, LSW, CBIS, Chief Program Officer ;Mary Jensen, CBIS, Case Management Supervisor, Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
This presentation will provide an overview of the CADI and BI waivers. It also will cover what BI and CADI are, eligibility criteria, and services provided. Finally, it will address unique ad frequently underutilized services.

Share with other professionals and come to learn while having lunch!

The cost is:
1 session: $30
2 sessions: $50
3 sessions: $75
4 sessions: $100
5 sessions: $120
6 sessions: $140

Space is limited so register now by calling 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.