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Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury for Clergy and Spiritual Leaders in the Community

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury for Clergy and Spiritual Leaders in the Community

A free educational workshop for faith leaders

Thank you for attending our Understanding TBI for Clergy and Spiritual Leaders workshop. Click below to download Bill Gaventa's presentation.

May 12, 2017
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
(Registration closes May 5)


Religious leaders provide a trusted resource for spiritual, social, and emotional support. This workshop is designed to offer education about traumatic brain injury and practical ways for faith leaders in the Denver metro area to offer care to individuals and families whose lives have been affected by TBI in their community.

Featured Speaker
William Gaventa, MDiv.

Craig Speakers

  • Alan Weintraub, M.D., Medical Director, Traumatic Brain Injury Program, Craig Hospital
  • Eric Spier, M.D., Craig Hospital and CNS Medical Group, P.C.
  • Jim Schraa, Psy.D., neuropsychologist, Craig Hospital
  • Lenny Hawley, LCSW, TBI Education and Resource Counselor, Craig Hospital
  • Candi Boyd, MDiv., Chaplain, Craig Hospital

This ½ day seminar is provided at no cost to attendees. A continental breakfast and boxed lunch will be served.


About the Featured Speaker

William (Bill) C. Gaventa, M.Div.

Bill Gaventa is an ordained Baptist minister currently serving as the Director of the Summer Institute on Theology and Disability and the National Collaborative on Faith and Disability. Bill’s pastoral career has been in a variety of roles at the intersections of faith and disability, including community supports with people with disabilities, training for clergy, seminarians, and community services staff, aging and end of life/grief issues in intellectual and developmental disabilities, cultural competence, and community building. He is currently serving as the President of American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for 2016-2017.

The Spiritual Connection: Caring for Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury seminar will take place at Craig Hospital, located at 3425 S. Clarkson, St., Englewood, CO., 80113.

Parking is limited, please try to arrive early.