REGISTER NOW for the Brain Injury and Domestic Violence Workshop
Brain Injury and Domestic Violence: What the Legal System Needs to Know
Friday, March 30, 2018
A free workshop entitled Brain Injury and Domestic Violence: What the Legal System Needs to Know will be presented the morning of Friday, March 30, in Room 101 in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service Building (CPACS) on the University of Nebraska Omaha campus. This workshop, which is being conducted jointly by Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska, University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Neuropsychology, University of Nebraska Omaha School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Women’s Center for Advancement – Omaha, will focus on the correlation of brain injuries and domestic violence. Participants will learn about the prevalence of domestic violence, brain injury and co-occurring condition, brain injury screening tools, and community resources.
This workshop will benefit first responders, probation officers, parole officers, attorneys, corrections staff, judges, and law enforcement personnel. Note for Probation Officers: This training offers 3 hours approved for Supreme Court of NE, Office of Probation Administration’s Registered Service Provider List for the Standardized Model for the Delivery of Substance Abuse and Adult Behavioral Health Services.
Scheduled workshop speakers include:
- Sara Eliason, Prevention and Education Manager, Women’s Center for Advancement
- Matthew Garlinghouse, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurological Science, University of Nebraska Medical Center
- Peggy Reisher, Executive Director, Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska
The workshop will run from 9:00 AM until noon, with check-in beginning at 8:15 AM. Light breakfast will be served. Pre-registration is required.