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Brain Injury 101: How education leads to empowerment

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What does empowerment mean to you? What does it look like? According to the Oxford dictionary, “empowerment is the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one's life and claiming one's rights.” This is such a significant process to recovery and allowing a person to fully embrace who they are. At BIFSTL it is not only important to us to help our clients ac...
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How did I get here from there?

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Since the 1990s, I have worked and trained in a multitude of mental health settings, including assisted living facilities, therapeutic day schools, correctional programs, outpatient clinics, and inpatient psychiatric units. My PsyD degree program in clinical psychology at Adler University in Chicago afforded me the opportunity to hone my craft, studying and utilizing many different types of psycho...
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What sets us apart: CBIS!

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Now, I’m sure you are asking: “what exactly is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist and why do I care?” Certified Brain Injury Specialists or CBIS, are providers who are trained to provide for the brain injury community. There is no other provider in the area, who deliver vocational services, that are Certified Brain Injury Specialists, and that's not all, our Director of Client Services, Sarah Dav...
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