Event: Risky Business – The Challenges of Acquired Brain Injury through the Stages of Life

 

Thursday 19th April 2018
Inner Temple Hall, Crown Office Row, London EC4Y 7HL

Brain Injury Social Work Group LogoEnable Law are proud to co-sponsor the annual conference of BISWG, the Brain Injury Social Work Group, along with Nestor and One Crown Office Row. The day will be broken into three sessions, each focused on a different stage of the life of someone with a brain injury:

SESSION 1: THE CHALLENGES OF CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE

A Brain Injury and Adolescence? How’s That for a Combo! Potential
Challenges for School, Friendships and Families
Dr Howard Fine, Clinical Psychologist, Recolo

The Education, Health and Care Plan for Children with Brain Injuries
Christine Whiting, Life Resolutions

SESSION 2: ADULTHOOD AND ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY

Assessing and Re-assessing Capacity – the challenge for professionals
Lizanne Gumbel QC, 1 Crown Office Row

Acquired Brain Injury: The lived experience of relatives and friends
Mark Holloway, Case Manager, HeadFirst

SESSION 3: COPING WITH ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY IN OLD AGE

Acquired Brain Injury in Old Age
Amanda Thompsell, MBBS.FRCPsych,DGM,DRCOG

Chair of the Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists
A Family’s Perspective – The Journey, the Experience & How we dealt with it
David Gibson, husband of Julie a Brain Injury survivor

Tickets are still available, and cost £95 for BISWG members, and £150 for non-members. Membership is open to all professionals working in the field of brain injury and costs:
£21.00 – Membership Rate for Social Workers
£25.00 – Membership Rate for Individuals
£65.00 – Membership Rate for Corporate Rate (entitles 3 employees to discount)

There are also a small number of free places available for those working in the NHS and public sector.

A booking form can be downloaded by clicking here.

For any enquiries, please contact:

Chloë Hayward, BISWG, PO Box 65, Wadebridge, PL27 9BU
Telephone: 07501 483989. Email: info@biswg.co.uk – www.biswg.co.uk