Pediatric Pre-Con logos ABI18


Evidence-based Practices in Childhood Concussion and Brain Injury

A special one-day conference on concussion and brain injury for educators, athletic coaches, school administrators, therapists and counselors



This pre-conference session will center on the state of the science in pediatric TBI rehabilitation across the injury severity spectrum. Presenters will provide an overview of physical, cognitive-communication and social-behavioral challenges associated with brain injury and will describe research-based interventions to address these challenges.



Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Location: Hyatt Regency, Houston TX (1200 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002)

This workshop is compliant with the accreditation criteria of 12 accrediting bodies.



Special Price of only $95.00 USD for the 1-day pre-conference if you register here.



Professional Education Services Group in cooperation with NABIS is pleased to present this continuing education activity covering Brain Injury. This continuing education activity is intended for the following:

Physicians: Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
Physicians: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (ACCME)
Nurses: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Case Managers: Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC)
Rehabilitation Counselors: Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC)
Speech Language Professionals: American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
Psychologists: American Psychological Association (APA)
Occupational Therapists: ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit, Texas PT Association
Physical Therapists: ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
Social Workers: National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
General Participation Certificates will be provided for groups not included above.



Educators/Special Educators
School Psychologists
Athletic Trainers
School Nurses
Case Managers
Physical and Speech Therapists
Social Workers
and Rehabilitation Counselors


  • Overview of National Collaborative On Children’s Brain Injury
    Pediatric Research Context/Overview of the Day
    Resolution or Development of Chronic Symptoms after Pediatric mTBI: Who, Why and What to Do?
    The Problem with the ANS: Explaining mTBI in Adolescents
    Strategies for Life: Promoting Successful Participation for Children/Teens with Brain Injury Across Contexts
    Panel Discussion/Q&A with facilitators



Barry Willer, PhD
University of Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine
Christopher Giza, MD
UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital/BrainSPORT
Lori Cook, PhD
University of Texas at Dallas-Center for Brain Health
Sharon Grandinette in Rendondo Beach, Calif., on Oct. 31, 2011.
Sharon Grandinette, MS, Ed, CBIST, Exceptional Educational Services
Drew Nagele, PsyD, CBIST, Beechwood NeuroRehab