Brain Injury and Work

Brain Injury and Work

Work after brain injury

These brain injury books on working and employment explore the challenges of preparing for and finding work when a student or adult has a brain injury or other neurological disability.

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Choosing, Finding and Keeping a Job after Brain Injury: A workbook and training program

A vocational training program for adults with traumatic and other types of acquired brain injuries living in the community includes 20 structured sessions with a workbook and CD with worksheets. Part One of the vocational curriculum helps survivors of brain injuries and blast injuries explore their interests, concerns and readiness for finding a job or returning to work. Part Two covers steps of looking for a job with attention to disclosure of a disability, on the job accommodations, resume preparation and interviewing. Part Three covers strategies for keeping a job and avoiding problems on the job.

Choosing, Finding and Keeping a Job is also available as an eBook click here.

Item: JOBS
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Living Life Fully after Brain Injury: A workbook for survivors, families and caregivers

Editors Robert Fraser, Ph.D., Kurt L. Johnson, Ph.D., CRC, and Kathleen Bell, M.D. , along with a impressive group of co-authors have compiled an impressive and practical workbook on the long journey of brain injury. Whether you are a civilian or veteran who has survived a brain injury, a family member or caregiver, a clinician, advocate, or direct care staff, you will find this workbook is a valuable resource and tool for living a full life after brain injury. It pulls together…

· Scientific information from evidence based research

· Range of topics from coma to living in the community

· Compelling personal vignettes to illustrate content

· Tools for personal assessment and practical strategies

· CD with worksheets for personal and professional use.

This is the publication that has been missing up to now in the field of acquired brain injury. With chapters by 19 national experts on brain injury, it is informative at a “cutting edge” level but presented in a format and writing style that is empowering and clear for individuals and families. A CD contains 46 worksheets that can be printed and used by survivors, families and clinicians.

Read an interview with author Richard Fraser.

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Adults with Brain Injury: Myths and Stereotypes about Work and Life

This tip card for adults with brain injury examines common stereotypes about people with disabilities. It also addresses many myths about the abilities of persons with brain injury to work and life a full life and confronts negative attitudes about hiring and employment.
Item: WABI
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Thinking About Work?

Returning to work or finding a first job after a brain injury can be difficult. This tip card describes psychological, social, and vocational services to help an adult or veteran with an acquired brain injury or TBI determine whether or not to seek employment.
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Back to Work? Options after a Disability

Whether a person is returning to work or searching for that first job after a brain injury, becoming employed can be more complicated than simply finding work. This tip card has information to help adults with brain injury identify and consider possible concerns as well as needs for support and accommodations on the job. It frankly discusses the pros and cons of employment when an adult has a disability.

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Work: Myths and Facts

Adults seeking work after a brain injury may encounter negative attitudes and barriers from employers about hiring individuals with disabilities. Getting hired and negotiating accommodations on the job can seem overwhelming. This tip card frankly sorts out myths from facts about the ability of persons with disabilities, including traumatic brain injury, to work and be productive employees.
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