VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY

NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER
FOR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology Division Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

WELCOME

The mission of the National Resource Center for Traumatic Brain Injury (NRCTBI) is to provide relevant, practical information for professionals, persons with brain injury, and family members. We have more than two decades of experience investigating the special needs and problems of people with brain injury and their families.  With input from consumers and nationally recognized experts, we have developed a wide variety of assessment tools, intervention programs, and training programs. The NRCTBI is housed at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia Campus.  Many of our staff are affiliated with the Virginia Commonwealth Traumatic Brain Injury Model System.

The NRCTBI is a major sponsor of the annual conference on Rehabilitation of the Adult and Child with Brain Injury, held in Williamsburg, VA.  For more information about our conferences, please visit our web site, www.tbiconferences.org.  In addition, the NRCTBI specializes in providing customized training experiences including workshop and conference presentations.

NEWS & UPDATES

  • Jeffrey Kreutzer, Ph.D., Project Director for Virginia Commonwealth University’s TBI Model System, received the Jeffrey Englander Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015 Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference in California. The award is given annually to an individual selected by an independent panel representing research, clinical, and community interests. Dr. Kreutzer was chosen because, “His unselfish contributions have lead the way in advocacy, training, and development of programs for countless individuals with brain injury and family members worldwide. He is not only a practicing neuropsychologist, but a family therapist, leading researcher, author, editor, scholar, advocate, and mentor.” (quoted from the conference program)

  • Jeffrey Kreutzer, Ph.D. will be presenting the keynote address for the 2015 Brain Injury Association of Maryland annual conference. The conference will be held March 26-27, 2015 in Timonium, MD. The title of the keynote will be, “Resilience: Theory, Research and Clinical Perspectives on Bouncing Back after Brain Injury.” Later in the day, Dr. Kreutzer will also be presenting a breakout session entitled, “Ambiguous Loss and Identity Reformulation after Brain Injury.” The two-day conference will address a number of issues relating to treatment, research, and advocacy with the goal of improving collaboration between persons with brain injury, family members, and professionals. To register for the conference, please visit http://www.biamd.org/

  • Co-sponsored by the Virginia Commonwealth University TBI Model System and Brain Injury Services, the 39th annual conference, Rehabilitation of the Adult and Child with Brain Injury: Practical Solutions to Real World Problems,” is planned for (April 15-17, 2015). Please visit the conference web site at www.tbiconferences.org.

 

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