Child Brain Injuries - Specialist training from Brain Injury Group
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Our popular child brain injury training event returns in 2020 with an all new agenda. Featuring a diverse range of topics to enhance the knowledge and understanding of brain injury in children. Who should attend? Catastrophic injury lawyers (claimant and defendant), case managers, therapists and other professionals who support those who are affected by brain injury. Accredited by APIL Training (Litigator/Senior Litigator 5.25 CPD hours).

When: 09/06/2020
Where: London
United Kingdom

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09.30 Welcome from the Chair Steven Ford QC, 7 Bedford Row

9.40 Care and support in child brain injury cases Barbara Boosfeld and Mandy Richmond, Harrison Associates Care and support issues differ greatly between child brain injury cases and adult brain injury cases. This session will discuss some key matters to be considered.

10.30 Impact on siblings Louise Wilkinson, Child Brain Injury Trust This session will focus on the impact on siblings of a child in the family, where a child has suffered an acquired brain injury, both traumatic and non-traumatic injury and how to support the family and ensure relationships stay healthy.

11.20 Refreshment break

11.40 Development problems and education Denise Thornton, Veritas Psychological Services Ltd This session will look at how to identify issues following a subtle brain injury with development and education.

12.30 Brain injury and related spinal injuries Mr Naveen Kumar, Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust This session will look at ● spinal consequences of a brain injury ● cause, impact, treatment and prognosis ● spasticity and scoliosis ● advances in treatment

13.20 Lunch

14.00 Epilepsy after ABI in children and young people Dr David McCormick, King’s College Hospital This session will provide information about epilepsy in children with a brain injury, treatments available and long term outcomes.

14.50 Children, the internet and social media Professor Andy Phippen, University of Plymouth For younger generations, interacting with their peers online is now a way of life. The internet has many benefits, but it can also be a dangerous place. What are the real risks and how do we protect children, whilst also allowing them freedom online?

15.40 Close from the Chair

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