Traumatic Brain Injury: Understanding the Effects and Supporting Clients

The aim of this workshop is to provide an overview of what happens when someone sustains a traumatic brain injury, what can be done about the effects of this injury, and how knowledge of that information can help when working with TBI clients.

Description

Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Four | Catering: Refreshments provided

Aim

This workshop aims to provide an overview of what happens when someone sustains a traumatic brain injury (TBI), what can be done about the effects of this injury, and how this information can help when working with TBI clients.

Overview

How TBIs happen and to whom
• Signs and symptoms of TBI
• Issues following injury including co-morbidities
• What rehabilitation, services and resources are available
• How you can help when working with someone who has a brain injury

Learning Intentions

Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Understand how brain injuries affect people who sustain them
Think about how this may present in everyday life in clients that they interact with
• Learn about how to better support people who have sustained injuries
• Discover what services are available for brain injured clients

Let’s Get Real Skills

• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau

• Working with Communities
• Professional and Personal Development

*Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Apply your discount by completing the ‘Subsidised rate eligibility’ section when registering.

*Early Bird Discount: Register by 30 September 2019 to receive $10.00 off (automatically applied at checkout).

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