Consultation Training

Community NeuroRehab assists families, service providers, employers and educators in their efforts to support and serve people living with brain injury.  Thomas W. Brown, BS, CBIST leads our team of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (Academy of Certified of Brain Injury Specialists).  He provides training to service providers and professionals that have a desire to increase their knowledge and skills in the field of brain injury rehabilitation and long-term support, and is available for speaking at conferences accross the state and nationally.  Tom is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer with a broad range of experience that includes post-acute and neurobehavioral brain injury rehabilitation, state government leadership and the provision of advocacy services with the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa.

Please contact us if you need training or assistance with:

    • Treatment Planning
    • Goal Development
    • Behavioral Interventions
    • Cognitive Interventions
    • Vocational Strategies
    • Educational Strategies
    • Dependent Adult and Child Abuse Reporting
    • Staff Development and Education

Training/Presentation examples include the following, but do understand that we will provide customized presentations to meet the specific training needs of your audience:

1. Understanding the Brain and Brain Injury

2. Interdependence Philosophy of Rehabilitation

3. Health, Medications and Medical Management of Brain Injury

4. Understanding and Treating Functional Impacts of Brain Injury

5. The Helping Exchange: Interactional Styles to Promote Proactive Treatment in Rehabilitation

6. Putting the Fun Back in Functional: Creating Treatment Plans and Interventions that Work

7. Children and Adolescents with Brain Injury

8. Rehabilitation Across the Lifespan

9. Brain Injury from a Family Perspective: Supporting the Grieving Family

10. Intimacy, Sexuality and Sexual Issues After Brain Injury

11. Legal and Ethical Issues in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

12. Self-Advocacy and Systems Advocacy

13. Neurobehavioral Treatment Interventions

14. De-escalation Techniques in Neurobehavioral Treatment

15. Building Blocks of Brain Injury Service Delivery (comprised of three 2 hour presentations - 6 hrs total)
16. Certification training for professionals wanting to become Certified Brain Injury Specialists
17. Certification training to agencies wanting to provide services under Iowa's Medicaid Home and Community Based Services Brain Injury Waiver. 
Contact us--we can help!  There is hope for a better life after brain injury.