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Defining Moments in Brain Injury Conference

Virtual Conference | October 13-14, 2020

BIAA-Maine’s 11th Annual “Defining Moments in Brain Injury” Virtual Conference

Join us Oct. 13-14 from your computer at the premier conference centered on research, treatment, and services pertinent to brain injury recovery and rehabilitation in Maine. The conference is open to all professionals and direct care workers serving individuals with brain injury and those with opioid and substance use disorders, survivors of brain injury, family members, friends, and students.

How It Will Work

All sessions will take place live in Zoom (through Ring Central Meetings), a virtual meeting platform. Prior to the conference, participants will be emailed instructions for logging in to conference sessions; they will also have the opportunity to participate in a live practice session. BIAA-Maine will provide attendees with documents for navigating the conference platform and conferencing software. Most sessions will be recorded and available for registered attendees to view for up to three weeks after the conference. Attendees will be provided with recording access instructions at the conclusion of the conference.

Who Should Attend

The conference is targeted to all professionals and direct care workers serving individuals with brain injury and opioid or substance use disorders, survivors of brain injury, family members, and friends. The conference is ideally suited for the following professions:

The conference is ideally suited for the following professions:

  • Care coordinators
  • Case managers
  • Educational professionals
  • Mental health care providers
  • Nurses
  • Physical/occupational/recreational therapists
  • Physicians
  • Social workers
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Substance use disorder prevention and treatment providers

Contact Hours

  • The Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists will recognize up to six hours of continuing education credit for attendance at the full conference.
  • The AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approved this CME Activity for a maximum of 8.25 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME credits. UNE COM designates this CME activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM, and 8.25 University of New England contact hours for non-physicians. Contact hours may be submitted by non-physician, non-PA health professionals for continuing education credits.
  • Clinical contact hours for licensure approved by NASW ME. Must attend live session to receive certificate.
  • An application is in process with the Maine State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
  • AdCare Educational Institute is a recognized sponsor of continuing education activity by the Maine State Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors. Up to 5 Credit Hours (.5 CEU) are available for the Substance Use Disorder related content of this conference.
  • AdCare Educational Institute is a recognized sponsor of continuing education activity by the Maine Prevention Certification. Up to 5 Credit Hours (.5 CEU) are available for the Substance Use Disorder related content of this conference. IC&RC Prevention Performance Domain covered: Domain 6: Professional Growth and Responsibility

Registration

Register here.

 

 

Early Registration
(Until 9/15)
Regular Registration
(9/16-10/12)
Survivors, friends, family members, students $45 $60
Professionals $99 $135

 

Scholarships

BIAA-ME will be offering a limited number of scholarships for brain injury survivors and family members/caregivers. The scholarship application deadline has passed.

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