Practical Approaches for Supporting Adults with Brain Injuries

Gary Wolcott

Intended Audience: Department of Health and Human Services employees, foster and adoptive parents and the staff of Social Service agencies providing services for clients of the Department.


CREDIT: .3 CEU's

This three hour course will address effective methods and strategies for assisting persons with brain injuries to achieve their goals. Key topics will include:

  • Case study overview – common trajectories
  • Brain-behavior relationships
  • Frontal lobe injuries
  • Challenging behaviors
  • Essential components of support services
  • Effective adaptations & accommodations
  • Co-occurring conditions (developmental disabilities, mental illness, substance abuse)