Brain Injury Traveling Workshops

The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey provides free educational opportunities for all people affected by brain injury, including family and friends, and training opportunities for the professionals who support them. Have our staff train you at your facility; the following Training Workshops are available.

Minimum of 25 people required in attendance
(if less than 25 attend, fee may be added)

If you have less than 25 people we offer:
– Free Rutgers on-line primer course – can be watched alone or with group (for discussion) and once successfully completed, 10 professional development hours and 1 CEU are provided by Rutgers.
– Webinars – most of our traveling workshops are also offered as webcasts on our website: bianj.org/webinars
– Easy to set up and watch as a group – 1 Professional Development Hour.


Introduction to Brain Injury

Participants will learn the basic facts about the brain and brain injury, including the causes and consequences of brain injury, living with a brain injury and its effects, and how professionals can assist people with brain injury and their family members.
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Brain Injury Basics

Participants will learn about what brain injury is; the incidence of brain injury; the common effects of brain injury; strategies family members can use; tips for caregivers; and resources available to families through the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey.
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Brain Injury in Students

Participants will be provided an overview of brain injury, brain injury in the school system, effects of brain injury, accommodations & strategies to assist students, and programs and services of the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey.
* Professional Development Hours certificates provided for school professionals
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Concussion in Youth Sports

Participants will be provided an overview of concussion, including signs and symptoms, risk of secondary injury (including Second Impact Syndrome), and guidelines for return to play and return to the classroom following concussion.
* Professional Development Hours certificates provided for school professionals
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Concussion in the Classroom

Each student returning to school following concussion will have challenges unique to them and their injury. This workshop provides in-depth information about the academic challenges of students with concussion and strategies to address these challenges. Workshop will not exceed two hours and time frame is often adaptable to your needs.
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Substance Abuse & Brain Injury

Participants will learn about the basics of brain injury, the incidence of substance abuse in those affected by brain injury, and how to adapt your substance abuse program for people with brain injury.
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Heads Up Seniors

Geared towards seniors, participants will learn about traumatic brain injury and how to best prevent falls and pedestrian accidents that can lead to such injuries. This educational presentation includes materials on brain injury in seniors, a safety checklist and an interactive game show event.
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Helmet Safety

Geared towards elementary and middle school aged students, participants will learn how to keep their brain healthy by wearing helmets when engaged in wheeled sports. Students will learn tips for wearing their helmets correctly.
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Advocacy and Appealing to New Jersey Elected Officials

Participants will learn what advocacy is; how to construct an advocacy message; basic information about who your elected officials are and the legislative process; and, how to get involved with advocacy efforts through the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey.
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For more information about Traveling Workshops, contact us at 732-745-0200 or trainings@bianj.org. To request a Traveling Workshop, complete the online Traveling Workshop Request Form.