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 the MBSC Nebraska/Aksarben Rooms.
The event will run from 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M., with check-in beginning at 8:15 A.M. Light breakfast will be served.
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.
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
Currently this workshop is full and no additional registrations are being accepted at this time. Please check back periodically to see if additional workshop dates are being offered. Thank you for your interest.
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