Webinar: Hiring Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)

Schedule

  • Date:
    Monday: May 14, 2012
  • Time:
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Eastern)
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Central)
  • Duration:
    1.5 hours

Presenter(s)

  • Michelle Maultsby
    Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling - South Carolina State University

Moderator(s)

  • Jill Houghton
    TACE Southeast, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University

Description

**This is the second webinar in the TACE Helping Your Team Improve Employment Outcomes for Individuals with the Most Significant Disabilities-Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Webinar Series

This webinar will begin by defining Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and describing the different types and levels.  It is essential that employers have a general understanding of TBI and its symptoms in order to effectively accommodate the employee with TBI.  Since TBI affects individuals differently, employers should be aware of how these differences will impact the individual while at work.

More Specifically this webinar will:

  • Define Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Describe Characteristics and Symptoms of TBI
  • Describe Associated Disabilities with TBI
  • Discuss Common Myths Pertaining to Hiring Individuals with TBI
  • Discuss Information and Resources for Employers Pertaining to Hiring Individuals with TBI

Objectives & Outcomes

The expected outcome of this webinar will be that employers will become more knowledgeable about individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury and its signs and symptoms.  This increased knowledge will assist them in more effectively hiring, retaining and accommodating individuals with TBI.


Materials & Resources

Recording of Webinar

Transcript


PowerPoint Presentation