Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)
*TWO-DAY COURSE* FRIDAY SEPT 28 - SATURDAY SEPT 29
Brain injury-serving organizations value hiring and training CBIS certified staff, because it allows them to work with and promote clinicians who understand the unique needs of persons recovering from brain injury and staying abreast of current resources in the field.
• 12 Hours CME / CEUs: Continuing Education in your choice of 10 disciplines.
• Downloadable slides: Password-protected access to downloadable training
• Opportunity to sit for CBIS Certification Exam (additional fee and prequalification required)
The ACBIS Course and CBIS Certification Exam are intended for direct-care paraprofessionals at all levels and experienced professionals who want a strong foundation in best practices for brain injury rehabilitation.
The ACBIS Course is designed to prepare participants to sit for the (optional) CBIS Certification Exam, which will be offered at the end of the course on 29 September.
The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) offers a national certification program through its Academy for Certification of Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS). To obtain CBIS certification, candidates must complete the required work experience and training and pass an examination.
This two-day training is the official ACBIS course designed to prepare participants to sit for the CBIS Certification Exam and join more than 6,000 Certified Brain Injury Specialists (CBIS) worldwide. The (optional) exam will be offered at the end of the course on 29 September.
The course will focus on the following domains:
• TBI and diagnostic imaging
• Medical, physical, cognitive, neurobehavioral, and psychosocial consequences of injury
• TBI in pediatrics and adolescents, as well as aging with a brain injury
• Concussions and mTBI, as well as disorders of consciousness
• Rehabilitation philosophy, outcome measurement, and care management
• Effect of injuries on families
• Cultural, gender, and sexuality issues
• Military populations
• Participation and return to work