Brain Injury and Overdose: Evidence-Based Care & Case Management

A 6 hour training event with with Carolyn Lemsky, PhD. C.Psych. ABPP-CN

9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. daily on March 16 & 17, 2021

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association

PRESENTATION:  This 6-hour training will focus on the selection and implementation of intervention strategies and case management for clients with neurocognitive impairment.  Topics covered will include the behavioral health consequences of brain injury, the interaction of brain injury with PTSD, evidence-based interventions and integration with community resources.  As a result of attending this training participants will be able to:

  1. Identify common behavioral health issues associated with brain injury;
  2. Identify evidence-based intervention strategies suited to individuals with neurocognitive impairment including the use of reinforcements and environmental structure;
  3. Identify key modifications to motivational interviewing to accommodate neurocognitive impairment;
  4. Describe a phased case management model; and
  5. Consider how strategies introduced in the workshop will apply to their home communities.

PRESENTER:  Dr. Carolyn Lemsky is a board certified neuropsychologist with over 25 years of experience working in rehabilitation settings in the U.S. and Canada. For the past 20 years she has been the Clinical Director at Community Head Injury Resource Services of Toronto. She is also the director of the Substance Use and Brain Injury (SUBI) Bridging Project, a research and knowledge transfer initiative funded by the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation. SUBI training and clinical materials have been used internationally to prepare addictions and mental health workers to accommodate the needs of people living with acquired brain injury. She has provided training and consultation across the US and Canada. In addition to frequent conference presentations, Dr. Lemsky has contributed book chapters and articles to the neuropsychology and brain injury literature.

6 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains: 1, 3,  4
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 2, 3, 6, 7, 13, 16, 17
Certified Prevention Specialist Domains: 3, 6
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category A) & Psychologist (Category A)  NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

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Event Details

March 16, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
NHADACA Members: $65
Non-Members: $75
NBCC: add $5. Scholarships are available for this training
Please apply using the SOR Scholarship application above. MORE INFO: 603-225-706 or

6 Contact Hours Available