Spring workshop with a focus on survivors!

This March, RCBIS will host “Survive and Thrive with Humour, Hope, and Happiness”, a workshop for brain injury survivors, their family members, and professionals. Internationally renowned motivational speaker Lois McElravy shares her own story as a brain injury survivor, and her strategies to employ humour to help cope with life’s challenges. Spots for brain injury survivors and their family members are FREE, and shuttle transportation will be available from neighbouring cities of Belleville, Brockville and Smiths Falls.

Read more

Conference Deadline Extended!

Spaces are still available for the RCBIS “Crossing the Contiuum” Conference for family and friends of people with brain injuries. The annual conference is a chance for family members to connect with each other as well as learn more about coping with an ABI. The day features a pannel discussion in the morning, followed by lunch and an afternoon of small group discussions. Registration is FREE but must be reserved in advance, so sign up today!

Read more

Crossing the Contiuum November 22

The date has been set for the Regional Community Brain Injury Service Annual Conference. This year’s theme will be “Crossing the Contiuum” which will take a look at the contiuum of care after a loved one is injured. The conference is held annually each fall for family and friends of people with brain injuries. The event will be held on November 22, 2013 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Read more

Brain Talks! Coming to a community near you.

What do Picton, Prescott, Northbrook, Sharbot Lake, Bancroft, Westport, Trenton and Smiths Falls all have in common? Community Brain Talks!
We will be gathering in 8 communities across Southeastern Ontario for an evening of learning and discussion through the late summer and early fall. These events are free and open to all members of the public

Read more

Call for Abstracts

Brain Injury Association of Quinte District is  calling for abstracts The Amazing Brain Resileance in the Face of Adversity 2013 Acquried Brain Injury Conference The Brain Injury Association of Quinte District is proud to announce their 2013 conference to be held at the Travelodge, Belleville Ontario, on

Read more

Nov 14: After the Crash Play

The Brain Injury Association of Quinte and District is sponsoring “After the Crash”, a play about brain injury on Wednesday November 14 at 4 pm. The event will be held at the Maranatha Church, 100 College St. W in Belleville. Tickets are free but should be reserved in advance through the BIAQD Office at 613-967-2756 or email [email protected] . This is a tremendously moving play which follows the lives of a survivor of brain injury, his family, and those involved in his rehabilitation. I would definately encourage anyone who’s life has been touched by brain injury to attend.

Read more

Deadline Extended for Janet Cromer Workshops!

It’s not too late to register for the upcoming workshops with Janet Cromer. The deadlines have been extended for both “Compassion Fatigue: When Caring Hurts the Caregiver” for family and friends of brain injury survivors, as well as “Stop Working on Empty: Resiliency Training for ABI Rehabilitation Professionals and Developing Resiliency in Family Caregivers”. Please register online or get in touch directly to secure your spot!

Read more

“Hockey and the Brain” in Kingston

At this Cafe Scientifique presentation come learn about current research in the field of concussion, how to spot one, and support a safe return to play. This event will feature doctors, researchers, and sports experts to share their expertise. This is a FREE event being held on Sept 7th from 5 – 7 pm at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel at 285 King St. E. Kingston.

Read more

Autumn Workshops for Professionals

I’m excited to announce the fall series of “Top 10 Challenges to Meeting Brain Injury Survivors’ Needs”, a primer on brain injury causes, symptoms, and strategies. We’re offering the half day workshop free of charge in 4 communities this fall: Picton, Smith’s Falls, Sharbot Lake, and Bancroft…

Read more

Bringing Brain Injury Education to Your Community

System Navigation invites community service providers and frontline staff to attend “Top 10 Challenges to Meeting Brain Injury Survivors’ Needs”. Brain injury doesn’t discriminate, and so the challenges of living with a brain injury can turn up in just about any place on earth. For community professionals trying to help people in their daily lives adding a brain injury into the mix can cause confusion and frustration for all involved.

Read more