The mission of the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, advocacy, education, research, and support.
To contact the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa:
Call 1-855-444-6443 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Currently, more than 3.1 million children and adults in the U.S. live with a lifelong disability as a result of TBI and 6.4 million have a disability due to stroke. (Statistics courtsey of the Centers for Disease Control and the Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics 2010 Update At-A-Glance.). This translates into more than 95,000 Iowans living with disability from acquired brain injury. That is more than the populations of Sioux City, Waterloo, Council Bluffs, Ames or Iowa City.
RESOURCE & INTAKE SPECIALIST POSITION
The Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa seeks an individual to be the first line of contact for callers seeking resources and advocacy. Responsible for intakes from new callers, providing resources, and supporting the Neuro Resource Facilitation team. Bachelor's Degree in Human Services field is preferred. 30 hour work week. Please send resume with cover letter to email@example.com no later than March 8th, 2015
Governor Signed Proclamation!
We are excited to announce that the Governor signed a proclamation, declaring March 2015, Brain Injury Awareness Month in Iowa. This comes just a few short days, after our Advocacy Day at the state capitol. Once again this year, well over 125 people showed in yellow tshirts asking for a better system for Iowans affected by Brain Injury. Thank you.
Save The Dates!
March 5 and 6, 2015 - 23rd Annual Best
Practices in Brain Injury Services Conference: "Making a
Difference When Everything is Different" West Des Moines,
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March 29 at 6pm. More Money,
Fewer Problems: Managing your work and disability benefits,
Iowa Rolls out Integrated Health Homes
Integrated Health Home (IHH) is a team of professionals working together to provide whole-person, patient-centered, coordinated are for adults with serious mental illness (SMI) and children with a serious emotional disturbance (SED). Individuals enrolled in Medicaid and who meet criteria for an SMI or SED are eligible. For more information about the IHH and the Iowa plan for rolling this model out, please click here.
BIA-Iowa Webinars now Archived Online
Did you miss one of our lunch & learn Webinar sessions? Or maybe you want to watch the information again or send a link to a friend. Now you can view past webinars at your convenience. Click Here to view our webinar list to select the topic you would like to view. We just ask that you complete an evaluation after watching so that we can continue to provide quality information.
Looking for resources and supports dealing with brain injury?
Neuro-Resource Facilitation helps people with brain injury and their families find answers to their questions. This is a free service dedicated to helping people choose, get and keep needed services and supports. Professionals and others are also welcome to contact us to receive more information and assistance.
To speak with one of our Neuro-Resource Facilitators, please call the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa at: 1-855-444-6443 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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