2019 Conference

Upcoming Events

 

The 17th Annual Pacific Northwest Brain Injury Conference 2019

 

36th Annual BIAOR Conference


Living With Brain Injury

Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland OR



Pre-Conference Workshop Thursday,

March 7 8:00 – 5:00 pm

Brain Injury Fundamentals Certification Training and Exam

New ACBIS Certification Program – Brain Injury Fundamentals Certification   Developed by experienced clinicians and rehabilitation professionals, Brain Injury Fundamentals is an all-new training and certificate program designed to address the unique needs and challenges of those who care for or encounter individuals with brain injury. This includes non-licensed direct care staff persons, facility staff, family members and friends, first responders, and others in the community. The mandatory training course covers essential topics such as:  · Cognition · Guidelines for interacting and building rapport · Brain injury and behavior · Medical complications · Safe medication management · Families coping with brain injury

More information

BI Fundamentals

 



CBIS 2 Day Training

March 8-9  8 am - 6 pm

Understanding Brain Injury and Managing Behavioral Challenges Following Brain Injury and

ACBIS National Certification Training

The Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS) offers a voluntary national certification program for both entry-level staff and experienced professionals working in brain injury services. ACBIS provides staff and professionals the opportunity to learn important information about brain injury, to demonstrate their learning in a written examination, and to earn a nationally recognized credential. Certification is not restricted to any one profession or discipline. Rather, it is intended for anyone who delivers services specific to brain injury.

Certification is based on a comprehensive training textbook that covers the following topics:
- Health and medical management
- 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
- Neuropsychology
- Participation and return to work

Cost of participation:
$700  - includes training, book, exam fee and one year BIAOR professional-level member pay online now
$350 for Participation CBIS training and lunch only (does not include book - add Book total $550 ) pay online now
Join us for this comprehensive training, and gain your national certification in Brain Injury, with support through BIAOR.   For more information on the training

 


Betty Woods Gimarelli 24-karat gold-plated Portland Ornament™


The late Betty Woods Gimarelli designed and produced the 24-karat gold-plated Portland Ornament™ since 1989. We have Betty Gimarelli ornaments for sale from 1989 in our catalog online. Please check them out.  We have a large supply of these ornaments. 


The sale of each ornament will benefit individuals who have sustained a brain injury and is tax deductible.


Click here to buy ornaments online through PayPal.

 

:: Events

 

 36th Annual Pacific Northwest Brain Injury Conference

Living with Brain Injury, Stroke and Neurological Changes:

Embracing the Journey

March 7,8,9 2019

 

 

 

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