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Acquired Brain Injury Workshop for Healthcare Providers

January 24, 2017
3:00PM
to
5:30PM
Location:

GF Strong Rehab Centre
Lecture Theatre
4225 Laurel St.
Vancouver

Overview: This 2.5 hr Acquired Brain Injury Workshop is designed to provide a basic level of knowledge for healthcare providers who are new to working with people living with brain injury in the community. The format is based on the Understanding Stroke/TBI for Survivors, Family and Friends workshops which has a physiatrist lead the brain basics and then a facilitator lead the final portion which briefly covers practical strategies for coping with brain injury. The staff/student focus will allow for questions and discussion within the group.
Outline:

  • “Brain Basics” - how the brain works, injury and recovery
  • Cognitive changes and practical strategies for individuals
  • Understanding behavioral changes and strategies

Date/Location: Tuesday January 24th , 3-5:30pm at GF Strong Rehab Centre Vancouver, BC. Lecture Theatre.

Cost:
Non-VCH Staff $35 (price includes handout materials & 5% GST)
Students $20
VCH Staff No Cost
Students on practicum at the time of the course, no cost.

Registration spots will be reserved upon receipt of faxed, mailed or electronic copy of the registration form. Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. Please make cheques payable to GF Strong Rehab Center.

Please email, fax (604-737-6359) or mail completed registration form to “Attention Sarah Pike” at:

GF Strong Rehab Centre4255 Laurel Street, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 2G9Registration deadline is Tuesday January 17th, 2017. For further information contact Sarah Pike, Educator at 604-737-6221 or email: Sarah.Pike@vch.ca

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Project launch made possible by:

  BC Neurotrauma Fund via

Rick Hansen Foundation, BC Neurotrauma Fund

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