Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
May 17, 2017

In this issue:

2017 Consumer and Family Conference
Join the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance for our Spring Consumer and Family Conference on Saturday, June 3 from 1 to 4 p.m.

This 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 to attend this conference. To register, please call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

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

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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
Spanish Language Presentation: May 18
Caregiving: May 25

Registration is required for all classes. Brain Injury Basics takes place in the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offices in Roseville from 5:30 to 6:30 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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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 June 14, July 13, August 16, September 14, October 11, November 16.

Click here for complete information on our 2017 Lunch and Learn Seminars.

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Call for Participants in Clinical Study
Sarah Shadi, Ph.D. student in the APA-accredited clinical psychology program from Alliant International University's, San Francisco campus, is conducting research in an attempt to understand feelings of social isolation in people with brain injuries.

To participate:

-You must be between the ages of 18-75.
-You must have a diagnosed brain injury that occurred two or more years ago.

-You must be able to read and write English.

If you meet eligibility criteria you will be asked to complete a brief survey that may take 30 minutes to an hour. In order to learn more about this study, or to participate in it, please click the here.

The survey will remain open until the maximum of 250 responses are received.

If you have any questions about the current study, or if you would like to receive updates about the results of the study, please email Shadi at SocialIsolationAlliant@gmail.com.

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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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