The Brain Injury Association of America and Pilot International are excited to announce an exclusive partnership and scholarship opportunity for caregivers! Family caregivers and direct care staff facing the challenges of caring for an individual (or individuals) with brain injury may apply to receive a scholarship to obtain the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists' Brain Injury Fundamentals Certificate.
The Pilot International Brain Injury Fundamentals Scholarship Fund was established in 2018 to expand Pilot's efforts for promoting awareness for brain-safe practices, injury prevention, and mindful behavior, as well as for supporting those who care for individuals with brain injury. Up to 20 scholarships to fund individual participation in the Brain Injury Fundamentals Program are available this year. Preference is given to family caregivers.Brain Injury Fundamentals was designed to help direct care staff and individual caregivers provide the best level of care for people living with brain injury. The topics covered include cognition, medical complications, medication safety and management, as well as the physical and emotional burdens faced by families coping with the injury.