Statewide P/HD & TBI CoP Meeting

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The maximum of 105 registrations has been reached.
Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 2/3/2021 11:59 PM
Last Date to Cancel: 2/6/2021 11:59 PM
Agency: Metro ECSU
Agency Contact: Kelly Bredeken
Agency Assistant: Gail Jankowski 612-638-1522
Location: Virtual Meeting
Facility: Virtual Meeting
2/8/2021 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Statewide Physical/Health Disabilities & TBI CoP Meeting 

Morning Keynote Topic
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury A Shared Investment in Recovery: Collaborative Efforts Among Students, Parents, Hospitals and Schools

Keynote Speakers
Stacy Stickney Ferguson, MSW, LICSW – Pediatric Brain Injury Program Coordinator, Social Worker III, Hennepin Healthcare
Colleen M. Onstad, MSW, LICSW – Social Worker III, TBI & PM&R Clinic, Hennepin Health Care
Kelly Bredeken, MA, ED.S – Statewide TBI Specialist, MN Low Incidence Projects

Afternoon - P/HD Keynote Topic

Diagnosis of Physical Impairment, Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Keynote Speaker

     Christopher S. Vara, M.D., is a board-certified pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners Children's Twin Cities. After graduating from the United States Military Academy and completing five years of service in the United States Army, he completed medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and an orthopaedic residency at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. He also completed an adult spine surgery fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital and a pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship at Primary Children's Hospital/Shriners Children's Salt Lake City.

     Dr. Vara is drawn to Shriners Children's philosophy of caring for the "whole child," including social and emotional needs, as well as orthopaedic conditions. Dr. Vara believes that Shriners Children's Twin Cities truly embodies a team-centered approach to care. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, as well as the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.

CEU Hours: 5

{The contents of this meeting do not necessarily represent the policy of the federal Department of Education or the state Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the federal or state government. Funding for this event is made possible with a grant from the MN Department of Education. The source of the funds is federal award Special Education – Programs to States,CFDA 84.027A.}

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