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May 16th 2012:Protecting the youth brain against sport concussions.

Be sure to join us this week as we will talk with Kim Gorgens: Neuropsychologist at the University of Denver and Mattie Cummins of the Brain Injury Association of Arizona. We will share important facts and a proactive approach to protecting our kids from sports related concussions.

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Mattie Cummins

Mattie Cummins Executive Director at Brain Injury Association of Arizona Mattie Cummins has over 15 years experience working with children and adults with disabilities and the elderly. Mattie also has experience in child development and has provided parental education in skills development. Her credentials and work experience include: Education • B.S.W., Texas A & M University at Commerce • M.S.W., University of Texas at Arlington • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), State of Arizona and currently receiving required experience hours towards Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) certification
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Kim Gorgens

Kim Gorgens: Neuropsychologist As a neuropsychologist working in the field of brain injuries, Kim Gorgens has seen firsthand the damage sports-related impacts can do. And as chair of the State of Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund Board and a member of the Brain Injury Legislative Collaborative, she’s working to shape Colorado law around youth sports injuries. Gorgens, an assistant clinical professor in the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology, also is the president-elect of the Colorado Neuropsychological Society and has an appointment to the American Psychological Association’s Council on Disability in Psychology.
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