Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
March 26, 2014


2014 Annual Conference for Professionals in Brain Injury

Like Us on Facebook Follow Us on TwitterJoin our YouTube Channel

Join our Facebook page and Twitter feed and help our community grow!
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is reaching out to you every way we can! Join our Facebook page and receive updates on current MNBIA events as well as volunteer opportunities and progress on current projects.

Our Twitter feed offers daily updates about brain injury in the news as well as information on educational opportunities and public policy ventures.
Help us connect with you and build a statewide brain injury community!


Upcoming Workshops:

Brain Injury Basics: Introduction to Brain Injury
Date: March 27
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25 for Professionals; $5 donation appreciated from Consumers.

Brain Injury Basics: Adjustment to Brain Injury
Date: April 24
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25 for Professionals; $5 donation appreciated from Consumers.

Location: All classes are held in the at the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offices in Roseville.

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

 

In this issue:
- Annual Conference for Professionals in Brain Injury
- Advocacy Matters
- Youth and Adult Stories Needed for Brain Injury Awareness Month Interviews
- Minnesota Stroke Association Strides for Stroke
- Classified Ad - Hasser Adult Foster Care


2014 Annual Conference for Professionals in Brain Injury
The 2014 Annual Conference for Professionals in Brain Injury will take place on Thursday and Friday, April 10 and 11, at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, and will feature several dynamic speakers who will cover a variety of topics related to community-based, education, cultural and medical aspects of brain injury and stroke care, services and supports.

Join professionals, caregivers, advocates and providers from around the state! Robert L. Karol, PhD, and Charles A. Weinstein, PhD, will deliver the Thursday and Friday morning keynote addresses. Playwright, storyteller and author Kevin Kling will be presenting at the close of the 29th Annual Conference on Friday afternoon.

Click here for complete Annual Conference information and register today!


Advocacy Matters
March is Brain Injury Awareness, a time for brain injury awareness, education and activism. There is still time to join fellow Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance Citizen Advocates and advocate with us at the State Capitol this session. We need your help educating state legislators about brain injury. We need your help advocating for public policies that promote better access, and better quality, programs and services for individuals with brain injury and other disabilities.

Tuesdays at the Capitol
Tuesday, February 25 through Tuesday, May 13
10 a.m. in the Minnesota Department of Transportation Cafeteria
395 John Ireland Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155
Click here for more information and how to register.

If you'd like to join us at the Capitol please plan ahead and contact Morgan at the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance at braininjurymn@gmail.com or 612-968-1787. Otherwise feel free to contact the Public Policy Department of the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance by e-mail at jeffn@braininjurymn.org or by phone at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

Return to top


Youth and Adult Stories Needed for Brain Injury Awareness Month Interviews
If you or someone in your family (child, spouse, sibling) sustained a brain injury in the past five years or so and you have been helped by the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance or have taken part in our programs or events, we would like to hear from you. We are looking for individuals/families that would be willing to help others by sharing their personal story through media news interviews to bring awareness to brain injury during Brain Injury Awareness Month and beyond. Your story can include personal struggles, current recovery journey, discovering new strengths, doing something to help others, etc. Please send a few paragraphs about your story along with contact information to patm@braininjurymn.org.

Return to top


Minnesota Stroke Association Strides for Stroke
The 2014 Minnesota Stroke Association Strides for Stroke will take place on Saturday, May 17 at four locations in Minnesota:

Please note for the Twin Cities, the location has changed to Battle Creek Regional Park in Saint Paul/Maplewood (near the 3M Campus) - we've outgrown our Como Park location!!!

Online registration and more information is now available by clicking here.

Return to top


Classified Ad - Hasser Adult Foster Care
Quality Care in a Natural Setting

Our licensed foster care home has been in operation for over 20 years. Registered nurse owned and operated. We are experienced in the care of persons with brain injuries, complicated medical issues, and challenging behaviors. New spacious home sitting on beautiful 25 acres with a vast array of forest wildlife to view. Cozy private bedrooms with large screen TV's and DirecTV programming. Care is tailored to each individuals preferences.

Located in Milaca, Minnesota. Only one hour north of the Twin Cities Metro.

Please call 320-983-5184 or email jhasser@yahoo.com to learn more.

Return to top


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."

The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is a proud member of Community Health Charities. Community Health Charities is an alliance of leading nonprofit health research and service organizations whose mission is to improve lives affected by chronic illness by investing in health research, services and education.
Unsubscribe from this list.
Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 200, Roseville, MN 55113-3830

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

Copyright (C) 2014 - Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance