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Penn State Extension: It’s More Than a Bump on the Head

by Penn State Extension

Penn State Extension: It’s More Than a Bump on the Head

It’s More Than a Bump on the Head will discuss what traumatic brain injury is, how to reduce the risk of head injuries, and the long-term impacts traumatic brain injuries can have. Early learning practitioners will also learn about accommodating a child in group care who has sustained a brain injury.

When: Thu., Mar. 31, 2022 (6:30 PM – 8:30 PM ET)

Format: Live Online via Zoom

Who is this for?

  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Family Childcare Providers
  • Parents
  • Educators
  • All Interested Adults

What will you learn?

  • Become aware of how a traumatic brain injury is defined
  • Be aware of the causes of traumatic brain injury
  • Understand how brain injury is classified
  • Understand why there is a risk for a second brain injury after the first and the subsequent impact on brain functioning
  • Understand what happens when the brain is injured
  • Understand the functions of the different lobes of the brain
  • Be aware of the most common physical, emotional, and cognitive problems after a brain injury
  • Long-term challenges

Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar. Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording.

Registration Deadline: March 29, 2022 11:59 PM