This online resource which includes 9 sessions will explore the family experience of acquired brain injury, including what family members say they need and what works for them. These sessions examine how we might alter our practice to accommodate their needs, respond appropriately to the trauma experienced by the whole family and ensure our intervention also facilitates family adjustment. Drawing on the existing evidence base and current research the presentations will endeavour to address these issues, and you will:

– gain a greater appreciation of the reality of the family experience

– consider the factors underpinning the impact of trauma on family members

– develop an understanding of the concept of stress on family members, ambiguous loss, emotional overload and burden of care

– familiarisation with the range and extent of family (including spouses, siblings, child relatives) needs following acquired brain injury

– appreciation of the different ‘lenses’ through which family experiences post-injury can be viewed, resulting in different opportunities for intervention and support

– understand the concept of the expert companion in supporting needs over time

– engage in the development of a structured narrative for families living in ambiguous circumstances

– reflect upon how their knowledge, experience and expectations affect interactions with family members

This programme was made in collaboration with Head First and kindly sponsored by Krysalis Consultancy

This online training resource includes professionally filmed sessions, slides and a downloadable CPD certificate once all of the presentations have been viewed. These resources are not time limited and you will be able to view them within a time frame that is convenient for you.

This accredited training provides 5.5 CPD points which equates to a full days training, the cost is £50 + VAT.

We offer 50% discount to anyone working within the NHS & voluntary sector.

If you would like to place multiple bookings for either this resource or the others available, please contact us directly for a discount.

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