Employee of the Season – Spring 2017

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We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Employee of the Season – Spring 2017:

Arbor: Riad Alhakim
Belleville: Vanesha Smith
Brookeside: Desmond Trinity, David Mulcahy
Crane: Lori Bailey
Elwell: Adrieba Murry
Garden City Apartments: Michelle Rousselo, Jacquelin Jordan
Hillside: Tamara Brooking, Karen Butch
GTC: Taylor Peyton, Rachel Benish, Bradley Bessette, Kiara Brown, DeAisha Greenlee, Alonzo Jones
Home Care: Veronica Kimble
Maple: Arlita […]

Social Challenges for the Young Adult with a TBI

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By Pamela T. Boykin, M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers

Excellent social skills are a valuable commodity in today’s society. Employers demand employees with strong social skills and offer classes on good customer service and etiquette. Eye contact, a smile and pleasant demeanor are requirements for service jobs- which is a vastly growing sector of business. Use of good social skills can positively change an interaction and make a […]

The Evolution of Vocational Rehabilitation

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The following is from an interview with Don Daniels, Vocational Manager at Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers, as he talks about changes in vocational rehabilitation over the years.

Rainbow Visions: Has vocational rehabilitation always been part of brain injury rehabilitation?

Don Daniels: No it hasn’t. In the ’40s and ’50s, you were left on your […]

Linking TBI Outcome Measures

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Linking TBI Outcome Measures to the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health

By Marissa Cruz, DTP, PT, GCS
Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers

Historically, pathologies and physiological events have been recognized according to an evolving system which is known today as the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). This system was developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and has gone through multiple modifications. It is now […]

Employee of the Season – Winter 2017

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We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Employee of the Season- Winter 2017:

Arbor: Riad Alhakim, Chelsea Parker, Autumn Landrum
Bemis: Janifer Eddins
Birchwood: Dawn Eichenberg, Ashli Terrell, Jillian Zamenski, Keshia Rutledge
Briarhill: Glen Kurz
Brookside: Dashonay Speight
Crane: Nissma Abdulla
Garden City Apts: Marocca Davis
Glenmuer: Courtney Ward, Tiana Bringham, Vanessa Craig
GTC: Teneya Parrish, Taylor Peyton, Sha Tara Morrison, Jasmine Douglas
Home Care: […]

The TBI Guidelines Project

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This article has been approved for 1.0 Certified Brain Injury Specialists CE Credit and 1.0 CCM CE Credit. To earn one or both of these credits, read the article and complete the associated form(s) located at the end of this article.

In June of 2014, the Brian Injury Association of America (BIAA) and the Brain Injury Research Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced […]

An Introduction to Aquatic Therapy

Continuing Education (CE)

This article has been approved for 1.0 Certified Brain Injury Specialists CE Credit and 1.0 CCM CE Credit. To earn one or both of these credits, read the article and complete the associated form(s) located at the end of this article.

When I first heard of aquatic therapy, my initial thought was, “You can do more than just swim in a pool?” Through my education and experience, I […]

Returning to Work After Injury

Continuing Education (CE)

This article has been approved for 1.5 Certified Brain Injury Specialists CE Credits and 1.5 CCM CE Credits. To earn one or both of these credits, read the article and complete the associated form(s) located at the end of this article.

The news is not good. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that less than 30 percent of working age people with a disability were employed in 2013 […]

Employees of the Season–Fall 2016

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We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Employee of the Season- Fall 2016:
Arbor: Chelsea Parker
Bell Creek: Nicole Colemon, Monica Woodard, Stephanie Parker
Belleville: Octavia Hubert
Brookside: Allyssia Manuel
Carpenter: C’aira Pickering
Crane: Denise Mitchell
Elwell: Kimberly Byram
Farmington: Darlajhi Davis, Miracle Rudolph, Benjamin Amiot, Antonio Howard
Garden City Apts:, Marketta Crutcher
Gill: Courtney Broner
Golfside: Kyiara Mitchell,Elizabeth Sedlarik
Hillside: Cynthia Schneider
Home Care:, Marlon Hill, Zack […]

Introducing The Essential Brain Injury Guide 5.0

Continuing Education (CE)

This article has been approved for 1.5 Certified Brain Injury Specialists CE Credits and 1.5 CCM CE Credits. To earn one or both of these credits, read the article and complete the associated form(s) located at the end of this article.

The EBIG 5.0 Development Process

With great fanfare, I am excited to be writing about the rollout of the Essential Brain Injury Guide 5.0 […]