c) Interagency forums

Opportunities

Working with people with ABI is an interagency activity in that many services and agencies have to work together to achieve good outcomes for people with ABI. There are opportunities for interagency forums to discuss these issues and build service network capacity.

Topics

Topics that could be used in each of these opportunities (for varying lengths of time) are:

What is ABI?
Working with people with ABI
Tools and strategies for working with people with ABI
Working with people with ABI - A case study
ABI: The emotional impact
Case management and working with people with ABI
Building knowledge and skills and service network capacity

Processes and resources

The processes and resources needed to run these session, whether for 15 minutes at a staff meeting or for 45 to 60 minutes at a staff development session are in Section D. Staff and agency meetings and forums of the PDF
Working with people with ABI Materials for facilitators and presenters PDF

The Handouts Worksheets and Tools referred to in the Facilitators and Presenters materials
are available as a PDF Working with people with ABI: Training materials Handouts, Worksheets & Tools PDF