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Substance Abuse and Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

  • 01 Dec 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (UTC-03:00)
  • UMASS Medical School Campus, Amphitheater/2nd Fl., 333 South St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Substance Abuse and Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
Date & Time:
 December 1, 2017 (Friday), 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 $250 BIA-MA Members, $275 Non-members
Francis R. Sparadeo, Ph.D.
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Learning Objectives:
1. The clinical criteria for substance abuse disorders, including misuse/overuse of prescribed and OTC medications.
2. The relationship of substance abuse to the occurrence of ABI.
3. Recommended approaches and procedures for assessing individuals with ABI and substance abuse.
4. The impact of commonly abused substances on cognitive function. 
5. Recommended approaches and treatment models for the combined problem of ABI and substance abuse, including pain management.

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