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Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Veterans
A Veterans Connect Webinar
Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM
Presenter: Jessica Hucabay and Haley Cedarleaf
Nearly 400,000 military service members have sustained brain injuries since the year 2000. Some veterans still suffer from TBI symptoms. During this webinar participants will learn about traumatic brain injury and the resources that the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center has for providers, service members, their dependents, veterans, and caregivers.
Why people should participate: this webinar will help people understand traumatic brain injury and how to help those who may still suffer from symptoms.
About the presenters: Jessica Huckabay received a Master of Public Health degree (MPH) with a focus in community health education and is a Certified Brain Injury Specialists (CBIS). She works as Regional Education Coordinator for the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, a Defense Health Agency program that assists the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in optimizing care of service members and veterans who have sustained a traumatic brain injury.
Sponsor: This webinar is part of the Veterans Connect @ the Library, which is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
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Speaker's slides: Will be available the morning of the webinar.
Keywords: veterans services