Brain Injury 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.

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Introduction to Brain Injury:

An overview of the basic facts about brain injury, including causes, consequences and effects.

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Adjustment to Brain Injury:

A synopsis of brain injury, providing coping strategies and resources for family members and caregivers

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Brain Injury in Students:

Everything you need to know about brain injury in the school system, accommodations and strategies to assist students

* Professional Development Hours certificates provided for school professionals

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Concussion in Youth Sports:

An overview of concussion, the risk of second impact syndrome, and guidelines for return to play and return to the classroom

* Professional Development Hours certificates provided for school professionals


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Concussion in the Classroom:

Strategies to help students with concussion upon to return to school

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Share the Road: A Pedestrian Safety Program

The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey presents a free, interactive workshop for drivers and pedestrians of all ages. The presentation will provide strategies for drivers to prevent pedestrian crashes, educate pedestrians how to walk safely, and demonstrate how everyone can share the road. This presentation can be tailored for any age group and driving/walking ability.

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Substance Abuse & Brain Injury

A review of the relationship between brain injury and substance abuse, and how to accommodate people with brain injury

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Heads Up Seniors:

Addresses safety with an emphasis on preventing falls and pedestrian crashes

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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 workshops, contact us at 732-745-0200 or trainings@bianj.org. To request a workshop, complete the online Workshop Request Form.


THIS EVENT IS FUNDED IN PART BY THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF DISABILITY SERVICES, AND NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.