On Thursday, May 19, 2005, The Brain Injury Association of New Jersey, through a grant from the Henry H. Kessler Foundation, will offer a 4-hour workshop designed to meet the needs of professionals who are working with individuals with brain injury. The interactive workshop will provide practical information about the unique needs and challenges facing persons with brain injury who would like to work. The program will outline and describe in detail strategies to enhance work outcomes. Topics for presentation and discussion include: – Overview of brain injury and challenges to working successfully – Unemployment risk factors and the vocational assessment process – The neuropsychologist as a vocational rehabilitation team member – Setting meaningful and achievable goals – Implementing an effective behavior management treatment plan – Organizational and cognitive strategies to enhance job performance – Accommodations, natural supports, and overcoming fatigue – Methods and rationale for long-term follow up – Productivity options If you are interested in attending this program, you can register here.