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graphic of the biavt logo25th Annual Vermont Brain Injury Conference
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October 8, 2013
Sheraton - Burlington, Vermont

The BIAVT's annual conference attracts approximately 400 brain injury survivors, family members, caregivers, and professionals from VT and neighboring NY and NH for a day of socializing, education, and support. Plenary and workshop sessions will cover a broad range of topics. Our survivor art show and our annual silent auction should not be missed. More than 25 organizations will also be on hand to discuss their services, programs, and products.

    Links below coming soon

    Click here for On-Line Conference Registration

    Register and Pay On-line

    Conference program details can be found in the "Conference Brochure" to the left. After registering on-line for the conference send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it listing the worshops in the 3 Sessions you would like to attend, i.e., Session I-A, Session II-B, Session III-E.

    Need accomodations during the conference? - let us know. 

    Attendees are requested to use as little fragrances as possible due to the sensitivity of some individuals to smells in the environment.

    Requesting CEU's?  - The following credentialing bodies have approved CEUs/contact hours :

    • NASW—5.75 hours
    • CRCC—5.75 hours
    • The Board of Psychological Examiners—5.75 hours
    • The Board of Mental Health Professionals— 5.75 hours
    1. Sign in at the CEU table when you first arrive.
    2. You must take sign in sheet with you for your profession (see CEU table) and hand in at the end of the day.
    3. You must hand in your evaluations of approved workshops that you attended also to get the certificate. Evaluations will be handed out during the sessions.
    4. CEU’s will only be given out at the end of the conference in the registration area.
    5. 5.75 hours has been approved for CRCs, Psychologists, Social Workers and Mental Health Professionals. All sessions except Interactive Art and Music as Therapy are approved for Social Workers, Rehab Counselors, Psychologist and Mental Health Professionals.
    6. VSNA-Inc—up to 4.0 hours for approved workshops  for RNs only.  You must fill out  the sign in/sign out sheet and hand in at end of day with evals from sessions attended.

    Here are some of the documents associateds with this event:

    Session I-C_The Post Therapy Phase of Recovery
    Session I-E, Case Management Toolkit VT
    Session I-F_Cioe
    Session II-A _S Berna
    Session II-III-C _b nagy Bibliography
    Session II-III-C Handouts_B Nagy
    Session III-B_ Vermont Adaptive

    Thank you and we look forward to seeing you on October 8th.

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    graphic of the walk for thought logo 2010

    a photograph of people walking by a lake with balloonsJoin hundreds of participants for a fun and friendly community oriented event. Stroll a winding route through Oakledge Park walkway and bike path. Walk with family, friends or co-workers. Vermont in June can be unpredictable, you just never know what to expect so dress appropriately. Walk route is wheelchair and handicapped accessible so all participants of various abilities have the opportunity to participate. When you complete your trek enjoy a wonderful finish line celebration filled with food, drinks and great entertainment.

    Show your support for the thousands of Vermont individuals and families affected by a brain injury, because a brain injury can happen to anyone… anywhere...anytime.

    Click here to go to the Walk For Thought Donor Pages to Register a Team or get more information.
    Click here to download the Sponsorship Opportunities Packet

    MANY THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

    2013 sponsors

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    Getting involved with the BIAVT is a great way to support our education, referrals, and assistance to families and individuals affected with TBIs or other brain injury related issues.