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January 2021

2020 Educational Series - Professionals Earn CEUs

Professionals, Brain Injury Survivors, and their families are invited to sign up today! Join us LIVE or ON-DEMAND for these informative sessions for personal knowledge-building or professional continuing education credits from the comfort and convenience of your home, organization, or wherever you are located. Corporate Sponsorship opportunities and financial assistance are available. To learn more, or to register, visit here.


Nancy's House:  Caring for Caregivers Support Group

This article was contributed by CoBI, BIAPA Corporate Partner.

Are you taking care of someone who has a brain injury? Here is a support group JUST FOR YOU! Beginning on February 23, 2021 Nancy's House is offering an 8-week phone in support group for caregivers sponsored by the Council on Brain Injury (CoBI). For more information, or to register, contact Elissa at 215-888-4596, elissa@nancys-house.org

Hope Survives, Brain Injury Podcast:  Success Rehabilitation

This article was contributed by Success Rehabilitation, BIAPA Corporate Partner.

Success Rehabilitation's Joanne Tangney, Co-Founder, CEO & President and, Stefanie Bauman, Director of Admissions and Vocational Services, join host Cristablle Braden on the Hope Survives, Brain Injury podcast.

There are many different options to help survivors to grow in independence. Did you know there are residential programs for brain injury that are different from the inpatient. hospital setting? In fact, Success Rehab is just one example of what a community living program can look like. They provide post acute rehabilitation for both residential and outpatients, but also do so much more to empower brain injury survivors to grow in confidence, find employment, and simply enjoy life! Click HERE to listen to the podcast - episode 8.

Employment Opportunity: Pre-Enrollment Assistance Coordinator 

BIAPA seeks to employee a Pre-Enrollment Assistance Coordinator in Central Pennsylvania. Candidates for this position must have a minimum of three years experience in Traumatic Brain Injury case management, counseling, social work, or a related health care profession. Employees of brain injury rehabilitation service providers are not eligible to apply.

For additional details on this position and how to apply, please visit our website.


Support Group Corner

Pop-Up Support Group Update

Happy New Year to our amazing support group members! Our next pop-up virtual support group meeting is scheduled for January 21st at 5:00 PM. We look forward to "seeing" you and hearing about  goals you have for 2021! We do not have a guest speaker for this month, so we have lots of time to share and catch up.

Other Virtual Support Group Meetings
It is encouraging that so many support groups are meeting virtually! Click here for a list of the groups who are meeting through videoconferencing. If you are interested in attending a virtual meeting, please reach out to the person listed as the contact for the group so that you can learn how to join the meeting.

A full list of support groups with contact information for each is on the BIAPA Website Support Group Listing page. If you are aware of groups that are meeting through video conferencing, please contact Candace Gantt, BIAPA Vice-President, at candace.gantt@verizon.net  so that we can let others know. 

Thank you to our Corporate Partners

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Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania
8878 Covenant Avenue, No. 217
Pittsburgh, PA 15237


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