Exposé on Intimate Partner Violence and Concussion (North Bay)

Violence and Concussion Symposium

​Friday, October 26, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.
North Bay Regional Health Centre - Auditorium
50 College Drive, North Bay, Ontario

March of Dimes Canada to address acquire brain injuries at North Bay conference. MODC is partnering with Oatley Vigmond and the North Bay Regional Health Centre to present a day-long workshop on acquired brain injury caused by intimate partner violence (IPV). 

Sessions will focus on topics such as: March of Dimes Canada's programs in Northern Ontario, brain injury and IPV among marginalized populations, obtaining legal help and best practice tools for management of concussion developed by the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation. 

The workshop will be of particular interest to health care professionals and others who support acquired brain injury survivors.

WHEN:​    Friday, October 26, 2018
                 8:30 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.

WHERE: ​ North Bay Regional Health Centre - Auditorium
                 50 College Drive, North Bay ON​

COST:      Free
                 *meals are included*  ​

  • Insight into March of Dimes Programs in the North – Crystal McCollom, Regional Acquired Brain Injury System Navigator, March of Dimes Canada
  • TBI among Marginalized Populations – Dr. Angela Colantonio
  • Invisible but Dangerous: Understanding Concussions and Strangulation in Women Victims of Intimate Partner Violence - Dr. Eve Valera​
  • Obtaining Legal Help: The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) – How Does it Work? – Jim Vigmond and Rob Durante, Oatley Vigmond
  • Intimate Partner Violence and Concussions: What Do They Look Like and What Should We Do? – Dr. Eve Valera
  • Video/educational Toolkit and New Knowledge Mobilization Initiatives – Lin Haag and Dr. Angela Colantonio​

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