U.S. Department of Justice

Traumatic Brain Injury in the Criminal Justice Population [Webinar]

Publication year: 2014 | Cataloged on: Apr. 11, 2014
Thumbnail preview ANNOTATION: “This webinar discusses the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its implications for the criminal justice system. It also addresses the causes, consequences, and signs of TBI, as well as the relationship between TBI and co-occurring behavioral health disorders. Presenters share management strategies to improve responses and support services. This is particularly useful for practitioners, correctional and community supervision personnel, and service providers.” Topics discussed include: types of brain injury; defining severity—mild, and moderate/severe; TBI severity and recovery; ideal brain injury rehabilitation; physical effects; cognitive effects; emotional and behavioral effects; higher prevalence of TBI in justice-involved populations; directly associated with infraction in prison; male and female violence and TBI; TBI and intimate partner violence; homelessness; veterans and TB; behavioral health and TBI; impact on behavior in corrections; screening and assessment; what can be done in jails; prevalence of TBI among newly admitted adolescents; overall prevalence; concussion; incidence of TBI in NYC jails; what can be done in corrections about TBI; ROWBOATS Tip Card; and TBI in Minnesota correctional facilities.
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