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2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 200 Roseville, MN 55113-3830
Phone: 612-378-2742
Toll Free: 1-800-669-6442
Fax: 612-378-2789
E-Mail:info@braininjurymn.org
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Education and Community Outreach - Brain Injury Basics

The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance provides free or low-cost educational opportunities for all people affected by brain injury, including family and friends, and training opportunities for the professionals who support them. Our Brain Injury Basics workshops are a primary education opportunity for individuals, families and friends.

Brain Injury Basics in the Community

Brain Injury Basics will be offered at the Minneapolis Central Library and Hamline Midway Library in October!

  • Tuesday, October 10
    5 to 6:30 p.m.
    Minneapolis Central Library
    Room N-402
    300 Nicollet Mall
    Minneapolis, MN 55401

  • Wednesday, October 11
    5 to 6:30 p.m.
    Hamline Midway Library
    Meeting Room
    1558 W Minnehaha Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

During this session, you can expect to:

  • Review brain anatomy and roles of specific regions of the brain
  • Consider causes and consequences of brain injuries, including concussion
  • Explore tips, suggestions and resources for those impacted by brain injury
  • Ask any questions you may have

To register for this free training, or if you have any questions, please call the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance Education Staff at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442. Space is limited!


Brain Injury Basics in Roseville

Registration is required. All classes take place in the Education Center at the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance. A $5 donation is appreciated from individuals with brain injury, family members and friends; the fee per session is $25 for professionals. For more information or to register, call 612-378-2742 or 1-800-669-6442, or click here to register online.

  • Brain Injury Basics: Introduction to Brain Injury
    Participants will be able to describe basic facts about the brain and brain injury, living with a brain injury and its effects. Participants also will be able to interpret information about many brain injury resources.

    Brain Injury Basics: Introduction to Brain Injury will be held on: December 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Brain Injury Basics: Adjustment to Brain Injury
    Participants will be able to describe the life changes that occur with brain injury, including: the process of adjustment, emotional aspects of changes and adjustment challenges for individuals with brain injury and their loved ones.

    Brain Injury Basics: Adjustment to Brain Injury will be held on: October 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Brain Injury Basics: Caregiving
    Participants will be able to describe how brain injury not only impacts the person who sustained the injury, but also all individuals in their lives; how caregivers play an important role in enhancing quality of life and promoting adjustment to life after brain injury through their caregiving; and how to support the individual with brain injury and their caregiver.

    Brain Injury Basics: Caregiving will be held on: November 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Registration is required. All classes take place in the Education Center at the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance. A $5 donation is appreciated from individuals with brain injury, family members and friends; the fee per session is $25 for professionals. For more information or to register, call 612-378-2742 or 1-800-669-6442, or click here to register online. If you require a reasonable accomodation to access classes with the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance, please contact us two weeks prior to the class and specify your need. Curriculums are recommended for persons 18 years and older.