The Summer Foundation – whose focus is changing human service policy and practice related to young people in nursing homes – will run a professional development lecture series on brain injury rehabilitation. Formerly run by the Victorian Brain Injury Recovery Association (VBIRA), the lectures will provide the latest information from research and clinical practice.
LECTURE TWO: 10 MAY 2017
TOPIC: MANAGEMENT OF PROLONGED CONCUSSION SYMPTOMS: WHAT DO WE KNOW NOW?
PRESENTERS: Katie Davies, Director, Neurological Rehabilitation Group and Amy Blencowe, Senior Therapist, Neurological Rehabilitation Group. Read more.
LECTURE THREE: 9 AUGUST 2017
TOPIC: TREATING FATIGUE AND SLEEP DISTURBANCE FOLLOWING BRAIN INJURY WITH COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY
PRESENTERS: Dr Adam McKay , Senior Lecturer, Monash University and Senior Neuropsychologist, Epworth Healthcare and Dr Dana Wong, Senior Lecturer, Monash University and Director, Neurorehabilitation Clinic, Monash Psychology Centre. Read more.
LECTURE FOUR: 18 OCTOBER 2017
TOPIC: “HE WENT BACK INTO HIS SHELL LIKE A TORTOISE”: EXPLORING THE CHALLENGING JOURNEY OF STROKE SURVIVAL
PRESENTER: Professor Jacinta Douglas, Summer Foundation Chair of Living Well with Acquired Brain Injury at La Trobe University. Read more.
Price: $30 per lecture or $100 for the lecture series.
Time: Breakfast from 7.30am for an 8.00am start.
Venue: Meeting Room 1, Therapy Services Building
Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, 1 Yarra Boulevard, Kew, 3121
Parking within Royal Talbot grounds costs $3. A pay station is located at the building entry.
Download the 2017 program here.
For more information, contact Julie Gibson at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone, 03 9894 7006.
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