Employment after Traumatic
Brain Injury (TBI): Predictors, Challenges, and Interventions
presented by Lynne Davis Ph.D., Brain Injury Research Center,
TIRR Memorial Hermann, Houston, TX
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About the Training
Session topics will include:
- Definition and common causes of TBI
- Increasing awareness about traumatic brain injury TBI
- Challenges and predictors of returning to work after TBI
- Three types of interventions to help persons with TBI return
About the Presenter
Dr. Lynne Davis is a neuropsychologist at TIRR Memorial Hermann's
Brain Injury Research Center and clinical assistant professor in
the department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Baylor
College of Medicine. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology
with specialization in neuropsychology from the University of Houston,
after completing an internship at Duke University Medical Center.
She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in rehabilitation research
and clinical neuropsychology on the NIDRR-funded Rehabilitation
Research and Training Center on Community Integration of Persons
with Traumatic Brain Injury.
As part of the NIDRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training
Center on Developing Strategies to Foster Community Integration
and Participation for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury,
she is principal investigator on a randomized controlled trial
to investigate the effectiveness of a vocational case coordination
system for enhancing return to work after traumatic brain injury.
Dr. Davis has presented at numerous national conferences and co-authored
several peer-reviewed articles. Her current areas of research include
gender differences, return to work, and social functioning following
traumatic brain injury.
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This webinar is supported through the DBTAC Southwest ADA Center,
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is one of ten Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers
(DBTACs) funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation
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