Professional Development Conference
The Brain Injury Association of Missouri Annual Statewide Conference is the only conference in Missouri established to address current trends, innovative therapeutic strategies and cutting edge programming for treating persons with brain injury. Attendance at the conference includes healthcare professionals, rehabilitation specialists, community workers, advocates, agricultre experts, vocational rehabilitation specialists, case managers, social workers, survivors of brain injury and family members.
There are a variety of Sponsorship opportunities to match your education outreach and community involvement priorities. Find the Sponsorship or Grant opportunity that best meets your priorities. Download a Sponsorship Brochure for your review. The 16th Annual Statewide Conference will be held in October 2020.
For more information about Conference Sponsorship, please email Maureen Cunningham (Mcunningham@biamo.org) or Will (firstname.lastname@example.org). This phone number is 314-426-4024.
Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers
The purpose of these Seminars is to reduce the risks of concussions for youth through education for coaches and other team personnel, school nurses, and school faculty and staff.
We focus on a variety of issues related to concussions and proper concussion care for student athletes. For example, recognizing basic signs and symptoms, being aware of risk factors of concussions, and knowing what to do when a concussion is suspected are critical for the overall recovery of student athletes.
The BIA-MO Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Seminars are held at five locations throughout the State of Missouri: Cape Girardeau, Columbia, Kansas City, St. Louis and Springfield. Each Regional Seminar includes the same topics and are offered between January and February 2020 – The Seminars are FREE OF CHARGE for attendees.
Regional and Statewide Sponsorship are available for the Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Seminars. Your Sponsorship for one or more of the BIA-MO Sports Concussions Seminars is a great opportunity for you to share information with athletic directors, coaches, and school personnel. Additionally, your sponsorship keeps this program free of charge for attendees at each of the five regional seminars across Missouri.
Download the Sponsorship Brochure now to determine to find the best opportunity to further your initiatives related to youth, concussions, and preventing brain injuries.
Survivor and Family Regional Seminars
One-Day educational seminars held at various regions to provide opportunities for survivors of brain injury and family members to learn from professionals in the field of brain injury and well as other survivors and family members. The same topics are presented at each Regional Seminar.
Through your Sponsorship, the BIA-MO Survivor and Family Regional Seminars are free-of-charge for individuals with brain injury and family members. Recognition of your generosity is included in event promotions and at the Seminars. Regional and Statewide Sponsorship packages are available.
Your Sponsorship helps families understand the new challenges of life with brain injury and how to navigate the long-term effects of an injury. Information about changes in cognition, behaviors and mobility are discussed in Seminar sessions. Treatment options for these changes are also shared with attendees.
Your Program Grant or Sponsorship keeps this much needed education and support program free for persons with brain injury and family members. Make your commitment now – choose the level of support that fits your goals as you help persons with brain injury and their families reach their ultimate goal of quality life with brain injury. Download a Sponsorship Brochure now to review the sponsorship options and make your commitment link.