U of O
The Center on Brain Injury
Research & Training

Project Update 11/22/2011

CBIRT would like to welcome Debbie Ettel, PhD as the new Co-Director of the Oregon TBI Educational Consulting Team. We are sad to see Pat Sublette leave CBIRT but wish her continued success in her new position at Douglas County ESD as Assistant Director of Special Education and Douglas County Coordinator of Early Childhood and Early Intervention programs.

Seventeen members of the TBI Team are currently enrolled in the online course,Supporting Students with Traumatic Brain Injury in Schools: TBI 101.This three-credit course is taught by Pat Sublette and is offered through the Division of Extended Programs at Western Oregon University.

Cathy Thomas and Carol Dennis hosted a hot topics session on sports concussion management at the Oregon School Board Association's annual conference in Portland on November 12. If you have any questions regarding implementation of Max's law, Oregon's sports concussion legislation requiring graduated return to play, please refer to the Oregon Concussion Awareness and Management Program's website or contact Cathy at 541.346.0593 or thomasc@wou.edu.