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TBI-Advocacy & Education: Exchanging ideas and resources

This group is a place to share your ideas, experiences and recommend resources for helping the members in their efforts to educate others

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Great TBI training module. Short, concise, covers the basic information and make it human too. Highly recommend.

 

http://cbirt.org/resources/interactive-learning-modules/module-tbi-an-overview/

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Brain Injury as a Chronic Disease 1 Reply

Brain Injury as a Chronic DiseaseAt this link, you can find the slides from Dr. Brent Masel on Brain Injury as a Chronic Disease (60 slides) …Continue

Started by Tom Tatlock. Last reply by Steffanie (Cole) Siefker May 11, 2011.

TBI & Substance Abuse

TBI Resource Alert! From SAMHSA: “Treating Clients with Traumatic Brain Injury” http://ow.ly/4rqLWkap.samhsa.gov…Continue

Started by Tom Tatlock Apr 2, 2011.

In An Instant CD about TBI 6 Replies

Has anyone seen this or have this CD?  This is a good training tool to watch.

Started by Suzanne A. Griffin. Last reply by tommy manning Jan 5, 2011.

Where is this training? 1 Reply

I have some of the CD's if needed, Let me know.  There is also a book put out by the Brain Injury Hope Foundation on Mild TBI as well as Wonded Warriors

Started by Suzanne A. Griffin. Last reply by tommy manning Jan 3, 2011.

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Comment by Randy on July 24, 2011 at 10:51pm
our voices need to be heard
Comment by Tom Tatlock on July 6, 2011 at 8:14am

A Short Interactive Training Module on TBI.

The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training (CBIRT) has posted its first interactive training module, “Traumatic Brain Injury: An Overview.” This module offers a clear, quick, interactive means of introducing personnel to the topic of TBI and its impact.

To complete the module visit a target="blank" href="http://www.linkedin.com/redirect?url=http%3A%2F%2Fcbirt%2Eorg%2Fresources%2Finteractive-learning-modules%2Fmodule-tbi-an-overview%2F&urlhash=JW12&_t=tracking_anet" rel="nofollow">http://cbirt.org/resources/interactive-learning-modules/module-tbi-...>


The module takes only 15 minutes to complete. CBIRT will send a certificate to anyone who completes the module, takes the survey console quiz and receives a score of 80% or higher.

Comment by Ross D on April 25, 2011 at 6:25am
great group here
Comment by Tom Tatlock on January 31, 2011 at 6:15pm

A powerful article

War wounded: Father, son suffer brain injuries

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/30/AR2...

Comment by Steffanie (Cole) Siefker on December 15, 2010 at 12:20pm

Is anyone else here on Aricept?

Comment by tommy manning on December 14, 2010 at 4:06pm

Trina Howward you are right that it will take all of us to be working together to make a differance in Traumatic Brain Injury practice world wide

Comment by Trina Howard on December 14, 2010 at 3:52pm

so much needs to be done, where to begin it is going to take all of us working together

Comment by Tom Tatlock on December 2, 2010 at 11:00am
Hello everyone,

I hope that you don't get too tired of my suggestions.
When I read about this book and looked at the pictures that were in the article,
I thought that many of us who had had a brain injury might be interested.
So, I'm planning to get it on inter-library loan and snuggle up in front of the
fire place to look at neat pictures.
This recommendation comes before I've seen the book.

The Brain ---- Fascinating pictures and slide show.
A book to get on inter-library loan, for sure.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/science/30brain.html?_r=1
Comment by Tom Tatlock on November 17, 2010 at 7:50pm
‎"Does it have to end this way?"

Here are 2 powerful and moving videos.
Please watch them and then add your comments. Thank you.

TBI: The Silent Killer
www.tbiwarrior.com

Both stories are heartbreaking. Is it because of lack of awareness? Together, we have to educate and bring awareness on brain injuries to our communities. It is not only within the military. As you can see in these 2 stories, it affects both military and civilians.
Comment by Tom Tatlock on November 6, 2010 at 7:12am
Here are some
Resources for Intimate Partner Violence, Domestic Abuse and Child Abuse

Please add your suggestions.

TBI and Domestic Violence:
1. Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence: Understanding the Intersections
http://new.vawnet.org/category/index_pages.php?category_id=1075#1077

< Highly recommend above as a great gateway to many good resources. >>>
2. Victimization of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury or Other Disabilities: A
Fact Sheet for Professionals
http://www.cdc.gov/traumaticbraininjury/pdf/VictimizationTBI_Fact%2... et4Pro-a.pdf

TBI and Children:
1. Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome)
http://kidshealth.org/parent/medical/brain/shaken.html
2. The National Center for Children Exposed to Violence
http://www.nccev.org/index.html
3. National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome: http://www.dontshake.org/
4. Child Witness to Violence Project
http://www.childwitnesstoviolence.org/pmwiki.php
5. The Institute for Safe Families (ISF)
http://www.instituteforsafefamilies.org/about.php
6. Zero to Three: http://www.zerotothree.org
7. Sarah Jane Brain Foundation: Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury (PABI)
http://www.thebrainproject.org/
8. In Harm’s Way: Traumatic Brain Injury in Young Children (DVD for Head Start
Providers)
http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us/pdf_files/DVDOrderForm.pdf
< Highly recommend. Can copy and distribute this DVD to others>>>
9. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Children
http://www.uwhealth.org/healthfacts/B_EXTRANET_HEALTH_INFORMATIO N-FlexMember-Show_Public_HFFY_1126652857797.html

Highly, J. L., & Proffitt, B. J. (Ed.) (2008, June) Traumatic Brain Injury Among
Homeless Persons: Etiology, prevalence and severity. [Electronic version]. Nashville, TN: Health Care for the Homeless Clinicians’ Network. http://www.nhchc.org/TBIJune08final.pdf

< Excellent examples of how to frame some of the questions when seeking information ---- Appendix C. >>>

Programs and Information for Primary Care Continuing Education on TBI:
The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Community Integration of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (2009,September26) Podcasts: Assisting Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Brief Guide for Primary Care Physicians.
Module 1: The Basics of TBI
Module 2: Diagnostic issues and using neuropsychological reports
Module 3: Co-morbid emotional and behavioral conditions of TBI
Module 4: Strategies for and modifications to primary care clinical practice to
effectively accommodate persons with TBI
http://www.tbicommunity.org/resources/podcasts/index.htm

Modul # 4has useful suggestions for what the person with a TBI, or their family members should request. Also good ideas for other organizations like Domestic Abuse Shelters and the offices of child protection, etc.
 

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