Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
October 9, 2013


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Upcoming Workshops:

Brain Injury Basics: Adjustment to Brain Injury
Date: October 24
Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Cost: $25 for Professionals; $5 donation appreciated from Consumers.

Brain Injury Basics: Caregiving
Date: November 21
Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Cost: $25 for Professionals; $5 donation appreciated from Consumers.

Location: All classes are held in the Education Center at the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance

To register for a class, please click here or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

 

In this issue:
2014 Annual Conference for Professionals in Brain Injury - Request for Presenters
Consumer and Family Conference - November 9
Advocacy Matters
Position Opening: Resource Facilitator
Rochester BICC Conference - October 15
Case Management Society of America Minnesota Conference


2014 Annual Conference for Professionals in Brain Injury - Request for Presenters
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is busy planning the 28th Annual Conference for Professionals in Brain Injury, which will be held on April 10 and 11, 2014 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. We would like to invite you to submit a proposal or proposals for breakout sessions. Proposals are due by Friday, October 18, 2013.

Click here for more information and to fill our your RFP today!

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Consumer and Family Conference
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is pleased to present our fall Consumer and Family Conference on Saturday, November 9 from 1 to 4 p.m.

This free one-day conference is an opportunity for individuals with brain injury, family members and loved ones to participate in workshops and sessions that focus on innovations in the world of brain injury care, therapy and rehabilitation.

There is no cost for this conference. To register, please call 612-378-2742 or 1-800-669-6442 by Friday, November 1. Any requests for reasonable accommodations must be received by Friday, October 25.

Click here for full information on the Consumer and Family Conference.

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Advocacy Matters
Join us for our next Citizen Advocate Academy at our new office in Roseville on Saturday, October 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This session will focus on the legislative process: how ideas are turned into laws and how ordinary citizens can participate in the process. The event is free but pre-registration is required. For more information and how to register for this event click here.

Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Roseville West - Large Conference Room
2277 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN

Join us for an empowering and educational Town Hall Forum in St. Paul this Thursday, October 10 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Raise your voice and meet with local policymakers about issues that matter most to you:

St. Paul Town Hall Forum
Thursday, October 10
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Goodwill/Easter Seals
553 Fairview Ave N
St. Paul, MN

If you cannot make it to either event but would like to get involved in advocacy, click here to learn about all of our other upcoming fall advocacy activities. Otherwise feel free to contact the Public Policy Department of the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance by e-mail at jeffn@braininjurymn.org or michelleg@braininjurymn.org or by phone at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

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Position Opening - Resource Facilitator
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is looking for a Resource Facilitator. Click here for information on this position and details on how to apply.

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Rochester BICC Conference - October 15
Save the date! The Rochester Area Brain Injury Community Committee (BICC) conference presents "So Many Questions: Life with Brain Injury" on Tuesday, October 15 at the Clarion Inn in Rochester, Minnesota. Click here for information and registration.

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Case Management Society of America Minnesota Conference
"Case Management. . .Action and Compassion" will be held October 13 through 19 at the Marriott Northwest, 7025 Northland Dr. N., Minneapolis, MN. This week-long celebration serves to recognize case managers, to educate the public about case management, and to increase recognition of the significant contribution of case managers to quality health care for the patient, health care provider, and payer. For more information, visit www.cmsaminnesota.org.

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Classified Ad Opportunities
We are pleased to provide an online opportunity for organizations to broadcast their message about job openings, services and more through affordable, convenient advertising. This bi-weekly electronic publication is sent to more than 6,250 professionals, paraprofessionals and persons with brain injury and their families.

The cost to run a classified ad of up to 250 words is $20 for one edition or $30 for two editions. Ads must be submitted in electronic form to receive this rate. Ads submitted in hard copy will be charged an additional $15 administrative fee. To learn more about this affordable, convenient advertising opportunity, please e-mail Phil at philg@braininjurymn.org or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442. Advertising is posted at the end of the publication under the heading "Classified Ads."

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Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 200, Roseville, MN 55113-3830

Telephone:
612-378-2742 | 800-669-6442

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