Acquired Brain Injury: Working with Children (Level 2 Training in Acquired Brain Injury)

 

Purpose

To up-skill health professionals in the core competencies to manage children with ABI across settings.

Learning Outcomes

  • An understanding of how children sustain ABI
  • Knowledge of children’s brain development
  • Appreciation of the typical symptoms that might follow an ABI, and how they may present in different settings e.g. home, classroom etc.
  • Awareness of the importance of collecting relevant information
  • The ability to critically reflect on the work of self and others to develop and improve quality of practice and service delivery
  • An understanding of the changing needs of children with developmental stages

Audience

Aimed at any staff working in children’s or adolescent services, or those in adult acquired brain injury services who would receive adolescent referrals.

Method

Two day lecture based programme

 Please Note: Places will not be allocated until after the closing date.  You will be informed of the outcome of your application via e-mail

 

Course facilitators: The Children's Acquired Brain Injury Consultation Service

Key Areas to be Covered

  • Statistics and research in regards to childhood ABI
  • Neurodevelopment
  • Symptoms of ABI
  • The importance of screening tools
  • Opportunity for partnership working
  • Experiential and case study learning opportunities

Cost

£210.00

Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.




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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Max 20 Monday & Tuesday, 19/20 February 2018
(9.15am - 4.30)
CEC - Belfast Pauline McGill
Stephanie Pope