Caregiver Support & The Power of Community (Brain Injury Survivors and Caregivers)
A Discussion About Schurig Center Services & the Needs of Brain Injury Survivors and Caregivers
This presentation shares information about how Schurig Center designs services that enhance the quality of life for survivors of brain injury and their families. Participants will learn about the services offered at the center and how these services help improve moods, abilities, and foster increased self-esteem. Additionally, we discuss what our team has learned about the long-term needs of survivors and caregivers in our years of offering services at Schurig Center. It will be a dynamic conversation with time for questions throughout the presentation.
Dr. Jim Wilson, PhD, Neuropsychologist/Clinical Consultant
Dr. Wilson is a licensed psychologist specializing in neuropsychology and rehabilitation. He has worked in hospital, outpatient, and community settings for nearly 30 years. “I believe a person-centered approach is essential in understanding brain injury, and in unlocking each individual’s potential for rehabilitation or recovery.”
Patricia Gill, MS, MFT, Executive Director. Patricia has been with Schurig Center for 16 years. Patricia earned a BA and MS in Clinical Psychology from San Francisco State University and has worked in research and clinical positions at UC Davis and UCSF. Other professional positions include management of an Alzheimer’s and Dementia residential program; administration of neuropsychological testing; teaching at the University of San Francisco; and providing psychotherapy services. Patricia is passionate about providing services that enhance people’s lives and ability to meaningfully engage with the community.
This webinar is funded by Alameda County Department of Adult and Aging Services, Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging, the City of San Francisco’s Department of Disability and Aging Services, San Mateo County Aging and Adult Services, Sourcewise, and the California Department of Aging.