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Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists Course (ACBIS)

Certified Brain Injury Training


Brain injury-serving organizations value hiring and training CBIS certified staff, because it allows them to work with and promote clinicians who understand the unique needs of persons recovering from brain injury and staying abreast of current resources in the field.

The ACBIS Training Course will focus on:

  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Medical, physical, cognitive, neurobehavioral, and psychosocial consequences
  • Pediatrics, adolescents, and aging with a TBI
  • Concussions and mTBI
  • Disorders of consciousness
  • Rehabilitation philosophy, outcome measurement, and care management
  • Effect of injuries on families
  • Cultural, gender, and sexuality issues
  • Military populations
  • Neuropsychology
  • Participation and return to work

Course Description

The Brain Injury Association of America offers a national certification program through its Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS). This two-day training is the official course designed to prepare participants to sit for the Certification Exam and join more than 7,000 Certified Brain Injury Specialists worldwide by applying for and passing a national examination. The course is also appropriate for paraprofessionals and professionals at all levels who simply want a strong foundation in the best practices in brain injury rehabilitation and/or CME/CEUs.

Learning Objectives

  • Define or describe topics including: diagnostic imaging; medical/physical/cognitive/neurobehavioral/psychosocial consequences; pediatrics/adolescents/aging/military populations; concussions/mTBI; disorders of consciousness; rehabilitation philosophy; outcome measurement; care management; family/cultural/gender/sexuality issues; neuropsychology; participation/return to work
  • Prepare to successfully earn a national credential

Who Should Attend?

The ACBIS Course and CBIS Certification Exam are intended for direct-care paraprofessionals at all levels and experienced professionals who want a strong foundation in best practices for brain injury rehabilitation.

“I strongly believe that professionals who work with individuals with brain injury will definitely benefit from this useful and informative course, resulting in a more comprehensive understanding of brain injury and improvs patient care .”
Mohan Ganesan, PT, PhD
Course Attendee

Register for the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists Course Today!

"Special Two-Day Brain Injury Course" Rates from $329 - $549*

Discounted pricing for purchasers of the 6-Day World Pass

* Pricing based on early bird rates.