e) Handouts   

The following handouts are available from the web site. Handouts 2, 3 and 4 have both short and long versions (2A, 3A and 4A are the long versions).
They are available in Working with people with ABI: Training materials Handouts, Worksheets & ToolsPDF. Notes for facilitators and presenters are in: Working with people with ABI: Materials for facilitators and presenters PDF

Handout 1: ADHC and ABI (2 pages)

An overview of ADHC's current plans and priorities for working with people with ABI. This Handout includes the priorities in Stronger Together Phase Two: 2011- 2016.

Handout 2 : Introduction to Acquired Brain Injury ( 2 pages)
Handout 2A:

An introduction to ABI covering: What is ABI? Causes of ABI. Rehabilitation & the rehabilitation process. Common effects and impacts. Working with people with ABI.

The short version would be useful for introducing the topic at a staff meeting. The long version would suit a staff development session.

Handout 3 : Approaching working with people with ABI (2 pages)
Handout 3A

Key messages about how staff working with people with ABI need to approach how they go about their work. High level messages are about: unique individuals building independence; working through emotions and relationships; and working with services. Working with people with ABI is different to working with people with aged people, people with disabilities and people with mental illness.

The short version would be useful for introducing the topic at a staff meeting. The long version would suit a staff development session.

Handout 4 : Practical strategies (2 pages)
Handout 4A (6 pages)

An overview of tools and strategies available to help staff work with people with ABI. There are tools and strategies for information and referral workers, support staff, program staff, case managers and managers.
The short version would be useful for introducing a list of practical strategies at a staff meeting. The long version would suit a staff development session.

Handout 5 : Working with people with ABI: Practice wisdom (4 pages)

Distilled wisdom from people with ABI, the family members and staff working with people with ABI. This practice wisdom highlights important take-home messages for anyone working with people with ABI.

Handout 6 : Building knowledge skills and service capacity (2 page )

Opportunities for workplace learning. This could be used in a workplace exploring how to further build skills and knowledge about working with people with ABI. Opportunities for building individual skills and knowledge.

Graphics handouts

The above handouts are primarily text based.
In addition there are two sets of handouts that base based on the interactive graphics:

Graphics handouts 1 : Introduction to Acquired Brain Injury

Graphics Handouts 2 : Introduction to Acquired Brain Injury