ALCOHOL RELATED BRAIN INJURY

A Best Practice Seminar

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.

Dr Helen McMonagle; Alcohol Related Brain Injuries Rehabilitation Coordinator

Dr Helen McMonagle; Alcohol Related Brain Injuries Rehabilitation Coordinator


Professor Michael Kopelman; Professor of Neuropsychiatry, Kings College of London

Professor Michael Kopelman; Professor of Neuropsychiatry, Kings College of London

 

Professor Kenneth Wilson; Consultant Psychiatrist in ARBD

Professor Kenneth Wilson; Consultant Psychiatrist in ARBD

 

Mr Grant Brand; Team Leader, ARBD Team Glasgow

Mr Grant Brand; Team Leader, ARBD Team Glasgow


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Our speakers addressed a full capacity audience

 

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The day marked the launch of our the ARBI Guides for Families and Professionals

 

 

Dr Mark Hogan, Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist

Dr Mark Hogan, Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist


We were privileged to have Professor Joe Barry, Trinity College Dublin, chair the event

We were privileged to have Professor Joe Barry, Trinity College Dublin, chair the event


Dr Mark Owens, ARBD Researcher in WHSCT

Dr Mark Owens, ARBD Researcher in WHSCT


The event was attended by over 150 professionals

The event was attended by over 150 professionals

SCHEDULE

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’