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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
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2019 Consumer and Family Conference

Consumer and Family Conference
Journey to Wellness: Body. Balance. Being.
Saturday, June 1
Saturday, October 19
1 to 4 p.m.
New Life Presbyterian Church
965 Larpenteur Ave W, Roseville, Minnesota

This free 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.

Event Schedule

  • 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. – Attendee Registration, time with vendors
  • 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. – Public Policy Updates
    Public Policy Department, Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance

  • 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. – Toolbox for Success: Creating strategies for successful relationships after brain injury
    Leslie J Meyer - MA, Licensed Psychologist - Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute-Golden Valley, part of Allina Health
    This presentation will identify potential sources of stress within relationships following a brain injury, review the consequences of stress, describe different aspects of communication and begin to create a list of tools for a personal toolbox.

    File: Toolbox for Success pdf - 2.8 MB

  • 2:30 - 2:45 p.m. – Break and Time with Vendors
  • 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. – Keeping your Relationship Strong
    Chad Martin – Software Engineering Manager – Medtronic
    Nearly six years ago, when their daughter was only three, Chad Martin's wife suffered a major stroke. Through his experiences, Chad has developed several lessons on maintaining a strong partnership throughout the recovery process. In this presentation he will cover those experiences and give long-term advice to survivors and caregivers.

There is no cost for this conference. To register, please call our offices at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442 by May 25. Any requests for reasonable accommodations must be received by May 20.

Presented with support from Hennepin Healthcare.