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Recorded on January 26, 2016

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A brief overview of brain injury including the functional, cognitive, and emotional changes that can occur. The webinar will also review the occurrence of substance use disorders among brain injury survivors and how treatment needs to be modified in order to be effective with this population. Treatment strategies and modifications will be reviewed.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand basic functions of the brain and how these are altered after brain injury.
  • Understand how substance use disorders impact brain injury recovery.
  • Learn ways to modify addiction treatment for brain injury survivors.

Education is FREE to all professionals

Earn 1.5 Continuing Education Hours (CEs)

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  1. Upon completing the webinar, you will have access to the CE quiz within the course you are taking. Find the CE quiz in the NAADAC Education Center and click “purchase.” NAADAC members will be prompted to register for the CE quiz for free, while non-members will be prompted to pay a $20 processing fee to access the quiz.
  2. A score of 80% or higher is required to pass the CE quiz and access your CE certificate. You have 10 opportunities to pass the quiz. If you are unable to pass the quiz in the allocated number of tries, then you must retake the course.
  3. Upon passing the CE quiz, you will be required to complete the survey evaluation for the course. Once that is completed, your CE certificate will be immediately available in your account in the NAADAC Education Center to download and print. All certificates will be stored in the NAADAC Education Center under your profile name. Click here for detailed step-by-step instructions on how to access your CE quiz and download your CE certificate.

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This webinar is NOT eligible for ASWB ACE CE hours or NASW CE hours.



Christine Brenton, LPC, LADC, CBIS has worked in a variety of capacities within the substance abuse and brain injury fields over that last 11 years. She began doing case management work while completing my education and after graduation moved into a more clinical setting, providing counseling services and supervision to other clinicians. She assisted in creating and supervising two separate treatment programs for brain injury survivors, one recreational in nature and the other focused on substance abuse treatment. Part of that supervisory role included training other staff around mental health basics and the treatment of brain injury. She has also participated in running a support group for survivors. She is currently partner of a private practice now in its third year of operation that has a total of four clinicians and specialize in treating addiction, brain injury, mood disorders, and family issues.

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.

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