Brain Injury Classes
When a loved one experiences a brain injury, it can be difficult to understand and cope with the effects it can have on the person's behavior, emotional state, cognition, and relationships with others. Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana (RHI) offers several classes to help survivors of brain injury and their partners, family, and caregivers better understand the effects of brain injury, learn ways of managing challenging behavioral and emotional situations, and improve relationship health.
Classes for Individuals with:
- Brain Injury
- Stroke or CVA
- Psychological Impairment
- Cognitive Impairment
- Relationship Distress
Brain Injury Classes at RHI
Brain Injury Coping Skills (BICS) Group
The Brain Injury Coping Skills Group -- BICS, for short -- is a class for the survivor of brain injury and his or her caregiver/family. Sessions are designed to help patients better understand the effects of brain injury, what to expect in terms of recovery, and ways of managing challenging behavioral and emotional situations.
Couples CARE (CAring & Relating with Empathy) is a class for the survivor of brain injury and their partner. This class is designed to enhance relationship satisfaction and quality after brain injury.
COPE Concussion Group
The Cognitive Rehabilitation, Psychotherapy, and Education Concussion Group -- COPE Concussion Group, for short -- is a class for individuals with persisting symptoms of concussion / TBI (3-months post-injury). Participants will gain a better understanding of the effects of concussive injuries and learn strategies for managing mood/emotions and cognitive symptoms including attention, memory, and executive function.
Help Me Help You Workshop
The Help Me Help You Workshop is a class for relatives, spouses, caregivers, friends, and survivors of brain injury. This workshop is designed to help people better understand specific relationship challenges after brain injury and teach them skills to conquer these challenges together.