Instructor: Margo Van Honsberger
The goal of this workshop is to provide an introduction to increase the understanding of individuals with an acquired brain injury. This workshop will include discussions on the signs, residual effects, severity levels, and the prevalence of brain injuries in the homeless population group. Strategies to manage and support individuals will be reviewed along with the overview of appropriate resources and services within the Toronto area. This workshop is intended for staffs who are interested in gaining competency in supporting individuals who have sustained an acquired brain injury.
- To identify common signs, symptoms of ABI.
- To learn support strategies and available resources for persons with an acquired brain injury.
- To understand how brain injury not only impacts the person who sustained the injury but also individuals immediately involved in their lives.
- To appreciate the cognitive, emotional, physical, and behavioural challenges that individuals with an ABI can be faced with.
Target Group: All
Additional Training Method: Agency Training
Total Cost: THTC Members Pay: $100.00 | Non-Members Pay: $110.00