TARGET AUDIENCE: SOCIAL WORKERS AND STUDENTSThis program will explore the interaction between Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress. A basic understanding of TBI will be provided including a discussion of TBI types, causes, demographics, prevalence and co-occurrence with other disorders(specifically SUD). TBI will then be reviewed from the perspective of neurobehavioral impairments: primary effects and consequences of TBI on executive functioning of the brain. Finally the program will also review TBI and the presence of post concussive symptoms, Post-traumatic stress, PTSD and two models explaining the association with TBI and impacts on treatment By the end of this training, participants will be able to:Identify the two types of Traumatic brain injury, the primary causes and prevalence of TBI in different demographic groupsRecognize the various behavioral problems that can be associated with TBI, the various factors that may contribute to severity of symptoms and how the executive functions of the brain are impacted by TBI.Discuss two models explaining TBI (biologic and cognitive) as a complicating factor in PTS and PTSD and; how TBI and PTSD individually may interfere and impede with the successful resolution of symptoms for the other.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:15 PMEastern Time
115 Stillman HallThe Ohio State UniversityCollege of Social Work1947 College RoadColumbus, Ohio 43210USA614-292-7686
CSW Community Engagement
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