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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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2. Recorded Question and Answer Session

Please be aware that the audio of the training will begin before you see the first slide advance at approximately one minute into the presentation.

About the Training

Session topics will include:

  • Definition and common causes of TBI
  • Incidence/prevalence
  • 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 to work

Presentation Handouts

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, a program of ILRU.  The Southwest ADA Center (www.SouthwestADA.org) is one of ten Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACs) funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) to provide training, technical assistance and materials dissemination on the Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability-related laws. NIDRR is part of the U.S. Department of Education.  

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