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5th Annual Conference on Defining Moments in Brain Injury

SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Abromson Community Education Center
USM, Portland, Maine

We are pleased to have Carolyn Roy-Bornstein, physician/writer/mother, and author of Crash, as our opening Keynote Speaker; and Hilary Zayed presenting the 1st Annual Beverley Bryant Memorial Lecture: “ Reinventing Oneself - A Defining Moment”.

Who should attend: open to all the public: educational professionals, health care providers, survivors, family members, and students interested in learning more about the effects of brain injury and the progress that is being made to give survivors a full and healthy life. There will be a variety of topics offered within four tracks.

For more information, call Lori Sandefur at 603-568-8817.

Dr. Tina Trudel Receives 2014 Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin Education & Community Service Award

Dr. Tina TrudelWISCONSIN DELLS, WI – On May 6, Dr. Tina Trudel of Lakeview Systems, the neurobehavioral and rehabilitation center, received the 2014 Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin Education and Community Service Award at the annual conference in the Wisconsin Dells. Dr. Trudel earned the accolade due to her commitment, dedication, and conviction of her work surrounding brain injuries.

The Brain Injury Alliance of WI thanked her for her tireless dedication in treating, supporting, educating, and understanding individuals with brain injury and their families; and being gracious on numerous accounts to share her knowledge at annual conferences. The Alliance went on to say, “Dr. Trudel is a true friend of individuals with brain injury, their families, and professionals”.

Beyond Dr. Trudel’s numerous academic accomplishments, she has also proved herself as a true advocate for individuals with brain injury, their families, and professionals. She is well known for taking the extra time, asking the extra questions and taking the extra steps for her staff, colleagues, advocacy organizations, and the individuals and families her programs support and serve. Dr. Trudel extends her time to educate the treatment team, the patient, and their families on the nuances of brain injury.

New Hampshire and Maine Extension Fall Full Day Conference

SAVE THE DATE
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Full Day educational Program to celebrate Case Management Week

 

 

ME & NH Extension of CMSNE are pleased to invite you to a full day educational program in celebration of Case Management Week

Thursday, October 16, 2014
The Inn on Main Street
Wolfeboro, NH

Lakeview Leadership in Applied Behavior Analysis

Lakeview’s Director of Behavior Services, Dr. Mike Mozzoni, was a featured presented at the recent APBA (Association of Professional Behavior Analysts) Conference in New Orleans 3/27-29/2014. He provided a workshop, paper and a panel on TBI issues. The workshop, ‘Traumatic Brain Injury: Mechanisms, Management and Training’, the paper ‘Physical Aggression, Sexual Disinhibition and Social Skills: Behavior Interventions for Persons with TBI’ and the panel ‘Restraint & Seclusion: Political, Practical and Ethical Considerations’, all reflect Dr. Mozzoni and Lakeview’s focus on best practices in serving individuals with significant neurobehavioral challenges. Dr. Mozzoni was also an invited speaker at the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts Pediatric Conference on 4/3/2014, addressing ‘Behavioral Supports for Students Following Brain Injury’. Look for Dr. Mozzoni and in Chicago, 5/23-27/2014, at the 40th Annual ABAI (Association for Behavior Analysis International) conference. He will be featured on a panel titled: ‘Professional Development Series: Tired of Autism? A Beginner’s Guide to Working in Brain Injury Rehabilitation’. Also at ABAI will be former Lakeview intern, Cory Milburn, who will be presenting a poster titled: ‘Olfactory Stimulation, Limbic System Activity, and Memory Recall in People with Traumatic Brain Injuries’. Lakeview continues to provide ABA internship and research opportunities in both brain injury rehabilitation and autism/developmental disability, serving both youth and adults in our CARF (Rehabilitation) and Joint Commission (Behavioral Health) accredited settings.

Lakeview's Robert Williams To Present At Alaska Brain Injury Conference

Rob WilliamsRob Williams, Administrator for Lakeview’s Midwest residential programs, Hillside School, and Behavioral Health Clinic will be presenting at this year’s second quadrennial Alaska Brain Injury Conference in Anchorage on April 30-May 2. Rob’s presentation topics include case management services, behavioral treatment in the community, and post-acute neurobehavioral treatment for TBI. Rob will also be representing all of Lakeview’s affiliated programs at the exhibit booth.

WEBINAR: Interim Alternative Placement for Youth and Young Adults with TBI

BIAA Business of Brain Injury Webinar

Thursday, April 24, 2014
3:00 p.m. Eastern, 12:00 p.m. (noon) Pacific

Youth and young adults living with TBI often require interim alternative placement to address unsafe behaviors. Amanda Goza, Ph.D., Clinical Director, and Corinne Rocco, M.Ed., CAGS, Director of Education, Lakeview, will discuss Lakeview's philosophy of serving residents in the least restrictive environment possible and enhancing therapeutic interventions with positive behavioral supports. They will also discuss how 30, 60, and 90 day evaluation provides diagnostic clarification, complete appropriate assessment, stabilization of unsafe behaviors, and comprehensive discharge planning, as well as recommendations for longer term support and transportable interventions targeted for successful implementation in the discharge environment. Register by 5:00 p.m. (ET) April 22, 2014.

Lakeview WI Director of Neuropsychology, Dr. Cindy Sorenson, Speaks on Veteran’s TBI

Dr. Cindy Sorenson The Lake – McHenry County Veterans and Family Services hosted a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Workshop for community service providers who are working with veterans who have sustained a brain injury and their families on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014. Lakeview Wisconsin’s Dr. Cindy Sorenson, Clinical Director for the Lakeview Waterford, WI facility and Behavioral Health Clinics, presented on Brain Injury and Neuropsychological Assessment to over 100 participants. This veterans and brain injury event was sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Illinois and the Illinois Joining Forces (IJF) program.  IJF members provide services and programs to veterans and their families. Additional sessions at the workshop addressed military culture, IEDs, PTSD, TBI 101, Assessment of Brain Injury, Effective Communication Strategies for Professionals Working with Individuals who have Sustained Brain Injury, and a Call to Action.  Lakeview proudly serves veterans with brain injury, PTSD and related conditions in rehabilitation, supported living, outpatient and long-term acute care hospital settings (LTAC), and has been a participant in the ‘Assisted Living for Veterans with TBI’ pilot project in WI and NH, as well as managing the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center – Charlottesville, VA model community re-entry program from 2005-2009.

Dr. Tina Trudel to Serve as Conference Chair for Alaska Brain Injury Network Conference

Dr. Tina TrudelDr. Tina Trudel, Lakeview President and COO, is serving as the Conference Chair for the Alaska Brain Injury Network’s (ABIN) upcoming conference, assembling a group of local and national brain injury experts to provide a comprehensive program of presentations and continuing education options.   On April 30 - May 2, 2014, the North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS) and the ABIN will join together to host the second quadrennial Alaska Brain Injury Conference in Anchorage.

This conference, entitled ‘Shining a Light on Everyday Heroes: Supporting Brain Injury in Your Community’, will have a strong focus on rural and underserved communities. Attendees will benefit from nationally and internationally recognized authorities on the subject of brain injury research, rehabilitation and long-term care.

Lakeview Wisconsin Community Outreach Addresses Therapeutic Horsemanship

Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab continues its community education and outreach during Brain Injury Awareness Month. Laurie Rumpf, CRC, Director of the Adult Residential Program in Waterford, WI, presented to families, professionals and paraprofessionals this Saturday March 8th in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Ms. Rumpf presented at the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International conference addressing the topic, “Understanding & Treating Functional Impacts of Brain Injury and Related Behaviors”. Ms. Rumpf integrated the benefits of therapeutic riding, such as increasing balance & core muscles, as wells as promoting healthy social interpersonal skills. Lakeview programs in both NH and WI offer various non-traditional therapeutic modalities include therapeutic horsemanship and equine facilitated therapies.

Juliana Knox, MSW, MPH Joins Lakeview Leadership Team

Lakeview is pleased to announce that Juliana Knox, MSW, MPH has joined the Lakeview leadership team as National Director of Contracting and Government Relations. Ms. Knox is a seasoned business and program development professional with a longstanding commitment to disenfranchised populations, including persons with brain injury and developmental disabilities. She will be spearheading Lakeview’s contracting and proposal development, and serving as a key contributor to Lakeview’s organic growth, merger/acquisition and strategic development planning. Ms. Knox’s previous positions include Director of Program Development for the Mentor Network (2001-2013) where she previously served as Market/Planning Analyst (1996-1999); Manager of Proposal Development for Civigenics and Spectrum Health Systems (2000-2001); and Manager for Federal and State Initiatives at The Pine Street Inn (1999-2000). Ms. Knox received her Master of Social Work with Clinical Concentration and her Master of Public Health with Concentration in Health Services from Boston University.