Webinar: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Coping with Loss and Grief - VR Implications
Monday: July 30, 2012
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Eastern)
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Central)
- Tammara Thomas
Department of Veterans Affairs - Iowa City
- Jill Houghton
TACE Southeast, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University
**This is the third 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 reviewing the issues pertinent to veterans returning from deployment who have acquired traumatic brain injuries (TBI). It is important for participants to understand that individuals who are diagnosed with TBI have issues that are uniquely different from veterans who have more concealable conditions. Specifically, this webinar with introduce the following:
- Theories of grief and loss;
- Introduction of Ferrans (et al Conceptual Model of Health-related Quality of Life) which may be helpful in understanding transitional needs of veterans with TBI;
- Coping mechanisms relevant to veterans with TBI, as well as, family members and caregivers who provide support;
- Provision of strategies for rehabilitation counselors, educators who work with veterans who have TBI, and their families and caregivers.
Objectives & Outcomes
The expected outcome of this webinar is that rehabilitation practitioners will have specific strategies and resources that will increase their effectiveness when working to facilitate adjustment and transition of veterans with TBI into civilian employment.
Materials & Resources
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