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Designed specifically for occupational therapists working in the field of brain injury, theBrain Injury Rehabilitation Trust's one day workshop "Effective use of functional skills training programmes for service users with acquired brain injury" is being held at Graham Anderson House on Thursday 17 November.

The workshop will focus on the neurobehavioural approach for working with adults with an acquired brain injury (ABI) and key learning points will include:

  • Looking at the evidence base for skills training in brain injury
  • How to design, carry out and evaluate a neurobehavioural skills training programme
  • Managing and training support workers to facilitate functional gains in people with severe brain injury
  • Increasing independence and promoting quality of life for people with severe brain injury who are in supported living settings in the community

A copy of the Manual ‘Effective Use of Functional Skills Training Programme for Service Users with Acquired Brain Injury’ will be given to all participants.

The workshop will be held on Thursday 17 November at Graham Anderson House, Glasgow G21 1UU, 9.30am - 3pm

Cost, to include a copy of the Manual, lunch and refreshments: £100 (standard). £80 (early booking price, applicable for those booking two months or more before the event).

To book your place, please contact Fiona McLean, PA on telephone 0141 404 6060 or email Fiona.McLean@thedtgroup.org

Cheques should be made out to the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust and sent to Fiona McLean, BIRT, Graham Anderson House 1161 Springburn Road, Glasgow, G21 1UU

Cancellation policy: full refund given if cancelled 14 days prior to event.