Traumatic Brain Injury & Challenging Behaviours

COST: FREE to ACIA Members (ACIA members should email to register)


$15pp for Non-Members (registration via register button on this page)

Team Leaders or supervisors of/and Support Workers of people working with a person affected by TBI, Carers, Family and Friends of a person affected by TBI, anyone interested in learning more about TBI and Managing Challenging Behaviours.

In this session, we will be speaking with the highly regarded and respected Samantha Grant.
To understand the different areas of brain injury and the impacts on an individuals’ behaviour based on the location of the injury, we will highlight key considerations when living or working with a person with a brain injury, and we will start to unpack what is positive behaviour support and restrictive practices.

Learning Outcomes

In this quick bite size session, we’ll talk about;
• What are some of the factors that influence a safe supportive environment
• How do we Identify strategies in dealing with challenging behaviour
• Positive Behaviour Supports and who should be involved in developing a plan
• What is a restrictive practice when delivering support services in the community
Samantha is endorsed as a Clinical Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, a Member of the British Psychological Society, including a member of the division of Neuropsychology, the Brain Injury Association of NSW (BIA) and the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI). Sam is also an Honorary Associate at the University of Technology Sydney in the Graduate School of Health.

Date and Time

23 September 2020, Wednesday 2pm - 3pm AEST

Duration: 60 minutes




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