CyberABIlity- Understanding & preventing cybercrime after brain injury


This session will be led by Dr Kate Gould, Clinical Neuropsychologist, together with two people who have had lived experience of scams after brain injury.

Alarmingly, sophisticated cybercrime is rife and causes significant distress to those affected.

Individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI) may be particularly vulnerable due to neuropsychological, social and financial changes. Importantly, lack of insight and rigid thinking may interfere with interventions to help people with ABI extricate from scams.

This session is for clinicians and service providers working with people with brain injury.

Event Details

Date: Monday 7 October 2019
Time: 2:00pm—5:00pm (afternoon tea provided)
Location: Phoenix Park Community Centre, 22 Rob Roy Road, Malvern East
Cost: $80.00

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Dr Kate Gould
Kate has more than 12 years of experience in neuro-rehabilitation. Kate is passionate about fostering collaborative relationships and supporting teams to build meaningful and fulfilling lives. Together with her client, Colin Brokenshire, Kate has been co-designing and delivering advocacy training about improving Cyberability after brain injury.

Anna Holliday
Anna has an extensive background in the disability industry spanning over 20 years. Her roles have included service design and innovation, operational management and delivery of quality services. In her current role at Li-Ve Tasmania, Anna has conducted consultation into the experiences of people with disability in relation to online safety.

Alf Archer
Following a car accident in 1994, Alf moved to Tasmania to continue his rehabilitation with the support of his family. For the past 20 years, Alf has been co-presenting brain injury education, training and awareness sessions to school students and people working with people with brain injury.

Colin Brokenshire
Following his rehabilitation after a motorbike accident in 2005, Colin began volunteering with community organisations and helping people with disabilities. He has completed a Diploma of Community Development and a Bachelor of Health Science. He is currently studying his Graduate Certificate in Disability and Inclusion at Deakin University.

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