The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey offers comprehensive webinars on a variety of topics designed to provide you with valuable information, strategies and resources that can assist you. All webinars are free and open to the public.
If there is a webinar that you are unable to attend, you will be able to view the presentation within two weeks of the live broadcast. Click here to visit the Webinar Archive.
Upcoming: Personal Injury Law: What NJ/NY Residents Should Know
August 20, 2020 at 10:00AM
Presented by William Ricigliano, P.C., Ricigliano & Filopei, P.C.
In this 60-minute webinar, attorney William Ricigliano, P.C. for Ricigliano & Filopei, P.C., will share the basics of personal injury law and your rights as a resident of NJ/NY. The webinar will end with a Q&A session where attendees can ask questions related to both traumatic brain injury and general personal injury law.
This webinar will answer the following questions (and more!):
– What is personal injury law?
– What types of injuries do personal injury lawyers handle?
– What makes traumatic brain injury cases unique?
– What steps do I need to take to pursue a personal injury case?
– How much will a personal injury lawyer cost me?
– How much time do I have to contact a lawyer after I’m injured?
William Ricigliano, P.C., has been practicing personal injury law in the New York and New Jersey area since 1994. He first became involved with the TBI community in 2011 when he represented an 8 year-old boy who suffered a traumatic brain injury that required a lifetime of medical care. Through that case, Mr. Ricigliano developed a passion for the science behind brain injury, as well as a personal commitment to fight for survivors in court. He has taken on over 100 traumatic brain injury cases to date.
Applying an Integrated Approach to Managing the Behavioral Consequences of Emergencies
July 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Presented by Steven Crimando, Director of Training for the Disaster & Terrorism Branch, New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
There are complexities of how people react to emergency situations, especially those that have sustained a brain injury. This webinar will provide information and skills to help caregivers form more accurate behavioral assumptions to guide their efforts proactively in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from a variety of emergency situations.
Participants will be able to:
1. Describe the three basic types of behavioral response to emergencies in individuals and communities.
2. Identify typical and atypical emergency stress reactions in those they care for.
3. Explain strategies for improving coping with emergency-related stress.
Neurofatigue: The Tired Brain and How to Manage It
June 16, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Presented by Erin Fults, PsyD
- Learn about neurofatigue and its prevalence following brain injury
- Identify triggers and symptoms of neurofatigue
- Be able to differentiate neurofatigue from other types of fatigue
- Increase knowledge of treatment approaches to manage neurofatigue
Mental Wellness During COVID-19 and Beyond
May 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Presented by: Alexandria P. Theordor, MSW, LCSW, CBIS, Center for Brain Injuries, Cognitive Rehabilitation Department, Hackensack Meridian Health
- Identify the common challenges to mental wellness and brain injury and how they can be magnified during the pandemic.
- Become aware of the triggers and warning signs of reduced mental wellness.
- Learn coping strategies for immediate management of stress symptoms.
- Increase knowledge of available community resources to maintain optimal mental wellness.
THESE WEBINARS ARE FUNDED IN PART BY THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF DISABILITY SERVICES, AND NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.