Over several months, a 20-member, multi-sector (hospital and community-based rehabilitation, hospital and community-based mental health and addictions and women’s shelter) and lived experience working group in Southeastern Ontario (SEO) met to develop a mechanism for addressing the complex, unmet needs
Hamilton Acquired Brain Injury-Corrections Working Group – Integrating Multiple Sectors for Better Complex Case Management – 2015-11-18
This presentation will describe the development of the Hamilton Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) – Corrections Working Group which addresses the concerns of adults suspected of having an ABI, are at high risk in the community and have frequent contact with the criminal
Webinar Synopsis This training will provide information on BIST’s Legal Education Awareness Project (LEAP), a web-based toolkit developed in partnership with the Law Foundation of Ontario to increase knowledge and awareness of challenges faced by persons with brain injury in
To provide an overview of acquired brain injuries and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and how individuals experiencing these conditions come into contact with the justice system. Across Ontario, many Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committees (HSJCCs) work with these populations
This webinar will provide an overview of an innovative, multifaceted research program that aims to facilitate the integration of services for persons with traumatic brain injury and mental health and/or addiction issues by addressing relevant knowledge gaps. The program aims
This webinar discusses the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its implications for the criminal justice system. It also addresses the causes, consequences, and signs of TBI, as well as the relationship between TBI and co-occurring behavioral health disorders.
When childhood brain injury is identified and treated a legacy of trauma, mental health and addiction challenges, contact with the justice system can be prevented and/or reduced in severity. Understanding the Implications of Undiagnosed Brain Injury in Childhood – 2015-11-17