When

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 8:00 AM EST
-to-
Friday, February 23, 2018 at 2:00 PM EST

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Where

Brock University 
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
Thistle Complex Room 325
St. Catharines, ON
 

 
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Contact

Diane Dakiv 
Ontario Brain Injury Associaton 
905-641-8877 ext. 231 
training@obia.on.ca 

Accomodations: 

Four Points Sheraton: $129.00/night (plus taxes)
Ph: 905-984-8484 
Closest to Brock University
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Holiday Inn:  $129.00/night (plus taxes)
Ph: 905-934-8000

Best Western:  $119.00/night (plus taxes)
Ph:  1-877-688-2324 x 3

 


Neurorehabilitation: Assisting Recovery & Function in Everyday Life Following Brain Injury
February 20-23, 2018

Professors
Sherrie Bieman-Copland, Ph.D, C.Psych  
Dawn Good, Ph.D., C. Psych
Deidre Sperry, M.Sc, SLP 

Program

This four day Certificate Training Program will provide you with information, techniques, strategies and interventions that will equip you to better support people with ABI.  

Some topics include:

  • Introduction to Neurorehabilitation: Where brain and function meet
  • Foundations of Neurorehabilitation
  • Facilitating cognitive function in everyday life
  • Behavioural challenges and facilitating participation in life roles
  • Relationship building: Supporting engagement in social roles and developing adaptive social networks
  • Risk management: Seeking a balance between protection and risk

Day 1

  • Introduction to ABI: Who am I now?
  • Etiology of ABI. What happens to the brain during a traumatic event?
  • Brain and function
  • Introduction to Neurorehabilitation: Where brain and function meet
  • Foundations of Neurorehabilitation I: Functional assessment
  • Personal adjustment after brain injury: Acceptance, self-esteem and personal identity

Day 2

  • Foundations of Neurorehabilitation II: What do you want to accomplish? Defining dreams, goals and outcome measures
  • Foundations of Neurorehabilitation III: How will you accomplish the what? Treatment planning
  • Introduction to cognitive rehabilitation: Assisting abilities and activities
  • Facilitating cognitive function in everyday life
  • What do I do when…? Discussion of class generated examples

Day 3

  • Behavioural challenges and facilitating participation in life roles
  • Neurorehabilitation on the front line: Collaboration, prevention and consistency
  • Using behaviour change principles in Neurorehabilitation: The importance of doing no harm
  • What do I do when…? Discussion of class generated examples

Day 4

  • Relationship building: Facilitating participation in social roles and developing adaptive social networks
  • Risk management: Seeking a balance between protection and risk
  • Family Issue

Approved by VRA (Canada) for 24.5 Continuing Education Credits