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September 2016

WEBINAR: Creative Solutions to Challenging Classroom Behavior

September 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The new school year is almost in full swing, and so too are new problematic student behaviors. From aggression and acting out to interruptions, educators will have their patience tested. Instead of relying on old interventions, it’s time to explore new creative solutions to de-escalate unwanted behaviors. Conquer disruptive behavior this school year! Join us for this 60-minute webinar where you will: Identify the underlying reason of the behavior Explore reinforcement: when to use it and how to apply it…

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WEBINAR: From Concussion to Recovery

September 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Concussion may be an invisible injury, but that doesn't mean individuals don't suffer lingering effects. Left untreated, patients can suffer debilitating consequences such as balance issues, cognitive dysfunction and headaches. When symptoms linger or worsen, an interdisciplinary team of a neuropsychologist, speech therapist and other trained clinicians can provide a proper evaluation and appropriate intervention to support recovery.

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October 2016

WEBINAR: Social Skill Development: Conquering the Hidden Curriculum

October 19, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The classroom is the ideal setting to support social skill development. Promoting social skills can not only help build relationships and improve academic performance, but it also allows educators to spend less time addressing inappropriate behaviors. Desired classroom social skills include appropriately gaining attention, requesting a break, asking for help, engaging in conversations and engaging in play activities with peers.

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WEBINAR: Hypoxic Brain Injury: Overcoming Cognitive & Movement Deficits

October 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A devastating condition, hypoxic ischemic brain injury (HI-BI) is the result of a lack of oxygen to the brain and can cause long-term neurologic impairments, including movement disorders and cognitive deficits. Causes of injury include stroke, head trauma, respiratory and cardiac arrest. Severity of hypoxic brain injury ranges, but individuals may benefit from rehabilitation therapies such as cognitive therapy and physical therapy.

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November 2016

WEBINAR: Classroom Behavior Crisis Intervention: Strategies that Work

November 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Classroom Behavior Crisis Intervention: Strategies that Work Classroom behavioral crises are overwhelming and traumatic for students and educators alike. In the heat of a classroom crisis, educators can make mistakes while trying to quickly defuse a situation. However, proper intervention can achieve positive results and decrease unwanted behaviors. By implementing proven strategies, educators can help mitigate crisis situations and promote a positive classroom environment. Be prepared for your next classroom behavioral crisis. This 60-minute webinar will help you: Implement proactive…

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WEBINAR: Managing Dementia: Promoting Function and Maintaining Independence at Home

November 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

For individuals with dementia, difficulties with memory, cognition and mood can be a source of frustration. However, no matter the task—from dialing a phone number and managing money to dressing and grooming—compensatory strategies can help. Through alternate activity interventions and proven communication strategies, professionals and caregivers can ensure those they support have the tools necessary to live fulfilling lives.

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December 2016

WEBINAR: Changes, Challenges and Solutions: Cognitive Deficits after TBI

December 14, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm

Changes, Challenges and Solutions: Cognitive Deficits after TBI Traumatic brain injury can turn one’s life inside out and cause debilitating effects, including cognitive impairment. Cognitive deficits of language, communication, attention, information processing and memory are common after brain injury. Cognitive rehabilitation can provide interventions for individuals to compensate for deficits, helping them return to a meaningful life. Help patients adjust to list post-injury. Join us for this 60-minute webinar to: Take a TBI crash course! Learn characteristics of TBI Identify…

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January 2017

WEBINAR: Yoga & Pilates for Neurorehabilitation: More than Just Exercise

January 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Yoga & Pilates for Neurorehabilitation: More than Just Exercise Yoga and Pilates are common in the general exercise world, but did you know they are also effective tools in rehabilitation of individuals with brain injury and other neurological conditions? Implementing yoga and Pilates can address physical, cognitive and behavioral issues and can improve balance deficits, muscle imbalance, poor posture, gait abnormalities and pain. In this 60-minute webinar, you’ll learn: Proven power of yoga and Pilates in individuals with neurological conditions…

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February 2017

WEBINAR: Workers’ Compensation & Neuropsychological Evaluations: What You Need To Know

February 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Workers’ Compensation & Neuropsychological Evaluations: What You Need To Know Workers’ Compensation claims can be complicated. Neuropsychological evaluations can provide an objective baseline and expedite an individual’s return to meaningful work. Evaluations can identify potential barriers, such as weaknesses impairing function and performance and modifications necessary to fulfill job duties. An evaluation is also beneficial in suspected malingering cases and can help identify underlying conditions prior to one’s accident. Join us for this 60-minute webinar where you will: • Need…

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March 2017

WEBINAR: Maximizing Outcomes in Stroke Patients through Intensity Training

March 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

After stroke, individuals may suffer weakness and physical impairments that limit functional ability. Studies indicate intensity training is a promising strategy for stroke patients in maximizing gains, including improvement in speed, aerobic fitness and quality of ambulation. Join us for this 60-minute webinar to: -Explore the science behind high intensity training -Identify which types of stroke patients can benefit from high intensity training -Discover advantages of high intensity training in stroke rehabilitation Register

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August 2020

Free Virtual Author Event with Toni Pergolin

August 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Toni Pergolin, President & CEO of Bancroft and author of "Too Important to Fail: Leadership Lessons for Nonprofits," will share the extraordinary story of how the century-old human services organization went from operating on the brink of bankruptcy to becoming an agile organization positioned to sustain itself for years to come. Toni will be joined by parent Diane Higgins, whose uplifting personal story is featured in the book.   REGISTER

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October 2020

Leading Through The Unknown: Nonprofit Leadership Roundtable

October 23, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

As nonprofit executives ensure their organizations deliver on their mission by providing critical services and support to their communities, their daily challenges range from merely keeping the doors open to withstanding a change in policy and strategies to ensure sustainability. The addition of a global pandemic has brought many to their knees. Toni Pergolin, President & CEO of Bancroft and author of Too Important to Fail: Leadership Lessons for Nonprofits, invites you to join a virtual discussion with CEOs from different…

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