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Kim Gorgens, a full-time Clinical Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver joins the School of Sparkles. She teaches Psychophysiology, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Psychology of Criminal Behavior, manages a portfolio of TBI-related research, and has lectured extensively on those issues (including a 2010 TED talk on youth sports concussion, a 2018 TEDxMileHigh talk on brain injuries in jail, several NPR spots and an interview on CNN with Anderson Cooper). Kim & Sara discuss everything from psychopaths to how to save the United States money by examining head injuries in prison inmates. Kim shares that upwards of 97% of women in Colorado jails have head injuries, how to prevent head injuries, how to strengthen the brain & how to allow inmates to have better hope for the future through clinical neuropsychology. Plus, Kim reveals how she finds her sparkle. If you want to learn how to protect the brain or change the world through better understanding brain injuries, don't miss this interview. Listen to Kim's TedxMileHigh Talk - "Mental health discovery that could change criminal justice forever:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j78G4Pr6C1o&t=609s. And "Protecting the brain against concussions" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Wmjeu0YqPk. Check out Kim's portfolio at DU: https://portfolio.du.edu/kgorgens. Sara's stoked to spend 2019 showing epic humans how to be yourSelf, be authentic & own your power. To get started, schedule time with her -https://calendly.com/sarafruman.

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