INFORMATION & SCHEDULE
Alcohol-Related Brain Injury – A Best Practice Seminar 2015
￼The Alcohol Forum were privileged to hold the first national event addressing the problem of Alcohol-Related Brain Injury in Ireland at the Royal College of Physicians in Dublin this year.
Addressing a full capacity audience, a host international expert speakers highlighted models of best practice globally and considered how these can implemented within the Irish context.
The Alcohol Forum were delighted to launch two newly developed resources “Alcohol-Related Brain Injury-A Guide for Families” and “Alcohol-Related Brain Injury – A Guide for Professionals” which provide clear day-to-day guidance on how to respond best to those affected.
9.30: Mr Kieran Doherty CEO Alcohol Forum
9.35: Chair: Professor Joe Barry, Trinity College Dublin
9.45: Professor Michael Kopelman, Professor of Neuropsychiatry, Kings College of London ‘The Alcoholic Korsakoff syndrome: clinical neuropsychological and neuroimaging findings’
10.15: Professor Kenneth Wilson: Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, Consultant ARBD Team, Cheshire, Wirral and Merseyside NHS.
10.45: Mr Grant Brand:Team Leader, ARBD Team, Glasgow
11.45: Dr Helen McMonagle: Alcohol – Related Brain Injuries Rehabilitation Coordinator, Alcohol Forum
12.15: Dr Mark Hogan Senior Neuropsychologist, HSE West ‘Neuropsychological Correlates of ARBI: Implications for Rehabilitation’
12.45: ARBD Team, WHSCT Dr Scott Payne, Consultant in Addiction Psychiatry & Dr Mark Owens, ARBD Researcher, WHSCT ‘ARBD in a N. Ireland Context: a scoping exercise in the Western Health & Social Care Trust’