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Brain Injury Awareness

Course Description:
This course provides an introduction to brain injury and is an essential course to all individuals working with or supporting young people with a traumatic or acquired brain injury. The course introduces some of the basic brain anatomy, but focuses on the effects of brain injury and working with individuals using a person centred approach to promote independence and providing effective support.

Course Outline: 

  • Identify the causes of and different types of brain injury
  • An understanding of brain anatomy
  • Understand how damage to different parts of the brain may affect the individual
  • Supporting communication
  • Skills and strategies for supporting independence
  • Understanding and working with behaviour changes
  • Understand the social impacts of brain injury

Course Duration:
3hrs

Assessment:
The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

Certification:
All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

Location:
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues
Maximum number of delegates per trainer is 15

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