Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
July 24, 2019

In this issue:


Mask-Making at Gillette Children's Hospital
Unmasking Brain Injury in Minnesota is a statewide, community- based art project that promotes brain injury awareness by giving individuals a creative outlet to show others what it is like to live with a brain injury. Through the creation of personal masks, participants share their stories, illustrate their perspectives and engage in an emotional dialogue with their communities.

The Alliance's Unmasking Brain Injury in Minnesota project is hosting a mask-making event at Gillette Children's Hospital on July 25 from 5-7 p.m.

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare in at Wallace Cole Conference Room
200 University Ave E, Saint Paul, MN 55101

Directions from WEST Parking Ramp: Take elevators to 4D and exit on the opposite door, Walk across the skyway to our Rehab Therapy Unit

RSVP: Debbi at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

Click here information on Unmasking Brain Injury.

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Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance Charitable Partner with the Uptown Art Fair
Unmasking Brain Injury in Minnesota - the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance's ongoing statewide, community-based art project - will have a place in the Charitable Partner Tent at the 2019 Uptown Art Fair, August 2 through 4. Join us at the Fair to make a mask and share your experience with brain injury or stroke. Learn how Unmasking has helped people to find their voice and share their own personal stories. Learn about brain injury and the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance. Staff will be on hand during all hours of the Fair, so come on by.

Follow the link to the Uptown Art Fair's website for the location of this year's Chartable Partner Tent.

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2019 Walk for Thought
The 2019 Walk for Thought will take place on Saturday, September 21 at Leif Erikson Park in Duluth, CentraCare Health Plaza in Saint Cloud and at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton in the Twin Cities.


Register your team today by choosing the site closest to you: Duluth, Saint Cloud or the Twin Cities in New Brighton.


Find out more about the Walk for Thought!

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Lunch and Learn Seminars
Are you ready to have lunch and learn AND get your CEUs? The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is offering Lunch and Learn Seminars at our offices in Roseville and are targeted for Social Workers and Social Service Professionals.

Sessions will take place on:
August 21 - Using Neuropsychological Testing Results As A Tool In Building Effective Supports
September 18 - De-escalation and Navigating Behavioral Symptoms
October 16 - Health Care Directives, Hospice and Palliative Care
November 20 - Behaviors vs. Symptoms

Click here for complete information on our 2019 Lunch and Learn Seminars.

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Brain Injury Educational Classes
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offers a variety of educational classes - including our monthly Brain Injury Basics class - for families, individuals and professionals in the Twin Cities. Our educators can also train your staff on-site at your facility with our Traveling Workshops.

Brain Injury Basics:
Adjustment to Brain Injury: July 25
Caregiving: August 22

Registration is required for all classes. Brain Injury Basics takes place in the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offices in Roseville from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Cost is $25 for professionals; a $5 donation is appreciated from consumers.

Click here for more information on our Education opportunities or call our Education and Community Outreach Department at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

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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 8,500 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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2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 200, Roseville, MN 55113-3830

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