Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): A Workshop for Families & Friends

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Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): A Workshop for Families & Friends
November 14, 2012 6:00 pm
November 14, 2012 9:00 pm
July 17, 2012
G.F. Strong Rehab Centre
604.875.4111, ext. 62964
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4255 Laurel Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Is this for you? 

Everyone is welcome. 

This workshop is for survivors, families and friends who want to learn more about life after a traumatic brain injury.

Is there a cost? 

No, this workshop is free for family and friends to attend.

Cost for students and non- Vancouver Coastal Health staff.

Do I have to register? 

Registration is needed, we would like to know how many of your family members and friends will be joining us. Please let us know by calling 604-737-6221 or emailing: sarah.pike@vch.ca

Workshop Description… 

This is a chance for survivors, families and friends to learn about how the brain works, brain injury and recovery. We also talk about life after a traumatic brain injury, including strategies to help and available resources.

Workshop Format… 

• This 3 hour education session is facilitated by a doctor and educator from the Acquired Brain Injury Program at GF Strong Rehab Centre

• It is open, informal and a chance to learn from others whose lives are changed by brain injury

• Your concerns, questions and experiences guide the session

What will I learn? 

You will learn about:

• the brain and how it works

• the many changes that happen after a brain injury

• practical rehabilitation strategies to help

• life after brain injury, and resources to help you through your journey

More questions? 

For more information please call the GF Strong Educator at 604-737-6221.

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