1.12 Resources

Resources include:

  • Study module handouts and overheads that are used in the face to face workshops
  • Recommended reading
  • References

Study module handouts and overheads

Powerpoint presentationModule 1: 15 slides (PPT 3.7 Meg)

Handouts Module 1: 25 pages (PDF 400k)

Toolkits A and B for practical tools and ips

Workers working with young people transitioning from children’s services to adult services will find useful information in Toolkit A The Next Step.

Workers wanting practical tips and strategies for people with TBI will find the strategies in Toolkit B Promoting Independence very useful.

Feedback on this module

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Take the TEST

Taking the TEST is a way of checking you have learnt the key concepts. It can also be a way of showing your organisation evidence that you have worked on the module.

The TEST includes 12 questions on the module content. You will also be able to access sample answers once you have completed the test.

Recommended reading, books, videos   

The ABI Staff Training site

The reference mateials on the ABI site


CRS Australia (2000) ‘Helping you get on with life: Acquired brain injury rehabilitation’ Sydney, NSW: CRS Australia

Department of Human Services and Health. (1994). National policy on services for people with acquired brain injury. Canberra: Department of Human Services and Health.

Dolman G. (1999) ‘Light at the end of the tunnel’ Sydney, NSW: Brain Injury Association of NSW

Fleming J., Tooth L., Hassell M., & Chan W. (1999) ‘Prediction of community integration and vocational outcome 2–5 years after traumatic brain injury rehabilitation in Australia’ Brain Injury, 13 (6), 417–431

Fortune N. & Wen X. (1999) The definition, incidence and prevalence of acquired brain injury in Australia Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Griffiths K. (1997) A guide to understanding head injury Melbourne: Australian Psychological Society Ltd.

Gronwall D., Wrightson P. & Wadell P. (1996) Head injury: The facts. A guide for families and caregivers Oxford: Oxford University Press

McDonald, S., Togher,L., & Code,C. (Eds). (1999). Communication disorders following traumatic brain injury. East Sussex, United Kingdom: Psychology Press.

Olver, J. H., Ponsford, J. L., & Curran, C. A. (1996). Outcome following traumatic brain injury: A comparison between 2 and 5 years after injury. Brain Injury, 10(11), 841–848. Ponsford, J. L., Olver, J. L., & Curran, C. (1995). A profile of outcome: 2 years after traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury, 9(1), 1–10.

Ponsford J. L., Olver J. H., Curran C., & Ng K. (1995) ‘Prediction of employment status two years after traumatic brain injury’ Brain Injury, 9, 11–20

Ponsford J., Sloan S., & Snow P. (1995) Traumatic Brain Injury. Rehabilitation for Everyday Adaptive Living Hillsdale, USA: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers

Simpson G.K. & Tate R.L. ‘Suicidality after traumatic brain injury: Demographic, injury and clinical correlates’ Psychological Medicine 2002; 32: 687–697

Shepherd, B. (1999) ‘Getting It All Together' Kit. Liverpool, Sydney, NSW: Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit.

Tate, R. L., Broe, G. A., & Lulham, J. M. (1989). Impairment after severe blunt head injury: the results of a consecutive series of 100 patients. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 79, 97–100.

Tate, R. L., Fenelon, B., Manning, M. L., & Hunter, M. (1991). Patterns of neuropsychological impairment after severe blunt head injury. Journal of Nevous and Mental Disease, 179, 117–126.

Tate R.L., Lulham J.M., Strettles B., & Pfaff A. (1989) ‘Psychosocial outcome for the survivors of severe blunt head injury: the results from a consecutive series of 100 patients’ Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 52, 1128–1134

Tate, R., McDonald, S., & Lulham, J. M. (1998). Incidence of hospital-treated traumatic brain injury in an Australian community. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 22(4), 419–423.

Thomsen, I. V. (1984). Late outcome of very severe blunt head trauma: A 10–15 year second followup. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 47, 260–268.