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BIBH Webinar 2 - Arciniegas

Endorsed by the National Association of Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) and the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council

An estimated 2.8 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury annually, leaving them with an increased risk for behavioral health disorders. This six-part webinar series is an opportunity for community behavioral health professionals to increase their knowledge and skills in serving this unique population.

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This webinar has been completed. A recording is available at YouTube, see below. Participants can take part in one, several or all of the webinars. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. The webinars are approximately 45-50 minutes of presentation followed by time for Q&A. Questions can be submitted to the speaker in writing via the Q&A link in the webinar. The speaker will answer questions at the end of the presentation as time permits.

David B. Arciniegas, MD, serves as Director of Research for the Marcus Institute for Brain Health, as the Cooper Neuropsychiatry Scholar in the Department of Psychiatry, and as Clinical Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (UC-SOM; Aurora, CO). For more than two decades, his academic endeavors have focused on the cognitive and non-cognitive neuropsychiatric sequelae of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other neurological conditions. His research has been supported since 1996 by more than 35 extramurally supported research projects, including 18 federally funded research grants, as well as 15 educational and programmatic grants and contracts. He has authored more than 125 peer-reviewed journal articles, 40 book chapters, and more than 50 other works communicating to scientific colleagues and the general public; edited seven medical textbooks, including the Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition (APA Publishing, Inc., 2019) and the Textbook of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Sixth Edition (APA Publishing, Inc., 2018); and have delivered more than 275 lectures in the United States and abroad, including a dozen named lectureships and keynote addresses. He presently serves as Editor of the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, as Associate Editor for the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, and as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Brain Injury, and he participates regularly on national and international scientific grant review committees. His work has garnered multiple national awards for clinical and research excellence, including the 2015 Mitch Rosenthal Award for Scientific and Clinical Achievement in Brain Injury Rehabilitation from Virginia Commonwealth University and Brain Injury Services, Inc and the 2016 Innovative Clinical Treatment Award from the North American Brain Injury Society, and the 2018 Mitchell Rosenthal Award for Best Scientific Publication using the NIDILRR-Funded Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems National Database. Dr. Arciniegas also serves as Chairman and CEO of the International Brain Injury Association and regularly contributes his time and effort to governmental and non-governmental organizations striving to improve the lives of persons and families affected by brain injuries.

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of behavioral health professionals involved in the care of patients living with the effects of brain injury.

This webinar will discuss the neuropsychiatric consequences of traumatic brain injury (TBI).

To increase understanding of neuropsychiatric consequences of TBI and identify resources for evaluation and treatment.

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Recognize the typical cognitive, emotional, behavioral and sensorimotor (collectively, neuropsychiatric) consequences of TBI
  • Describe the natural history of neuropsychiatric consequences of TBI
  • Identify resources for evidence-based evaluation and treatment of the neuropsychiatric consequences of TBI

This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and Craig Hospital. Physician Credit: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Education Resources (MER) and Craig Hospital. MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation: Medical Education Resources designates this liive activity for a maximum of one (1) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nursing Credit: Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides one (1) contact hour of continuing nursing education. Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for one (1) contact hour. Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest: It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

A recording of this webinar is viewable at Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit and a certificate of participation will be provided ONLY to those who attended the live webinar and will not be available for those who view the recording.

Please contact if you have questions about this webinar.

Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado (BIAC)
Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA)
MINDSOURCE Brain Injury Network
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA)

Craig is a world-renowned hospital and research center specialized in the care of people who have sustained a spinal cord and/or a brain injury. Located in Englewood, Colorado, Craig is a 93-bed, private, not-for-profit care facility providing a comprehensive system of inpatient and outpatient medical care, rehabilitation, neurosurgical rehabilitative care, and long-term follow-up services. Half of Craig's patients come from outside of Colorado. Craig has been ranked as a top 10 rehabilitation center by U.S. News & World Report for 31 consecutive years. Craig received the NDNQI® award in 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 for the highest quality outcomes in nursing care in a rehabilitation facility. Craig also received its 3rd recognition for excellence in nursing by the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® in 2015. The 2015 recognition ensures Magnet designation until the year 2020. Craig was voted by employees as a "Top Workplace" in the Denver Post in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018 and was ranked in the top 150 places to work in healthcare by Becker's Healthcare in 2014. For more information visit