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Brain Injury Fundamentals Instructors

Application & Training Process

Brain Injury Fundamentals Instructors are approved to provide official training to candidates. These instructors demonstrate advanced skills in the field of brain injury and maintain their skills through continuing education.

Become an official ACBIS Fundamentals Instructor

Complete the Brain Injury Fundamentals Application to begin providing training today.

Application Form

Information & Eligibility

In order to be eligible:

  1. Applicant must be a current Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer (CBIST); or
  2. Applicant must be a current Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) who has held the certification for 3 or more consecutive years.

Cost & Fees

There is no cost associated with the Brain Injury Fundamentals Instructor Application. In the application under payment method, please use the code CBISBIFI (if you are a current CBIS) or CBISTBIFI (if you are a current CBIST). 

Application Process

Please note that the application forms require use of Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox. You must also ensure that all Pop-Up Blockers are disabled.

  1. Submit the Brain Injury Fundamentals Application once you have verified that you completed all required fields. A confirmation email will be delivered to your inbox. Please note:
    Make sure to select Brain Injury Fundamentals Instructor at the top of the application.
    Use the ACBIS Credentials Recovery Form to retrieve your ACBIS registration number. 
  2. Instructors must watch a recorded “Train-the-Trainer” webinar. Instructions on how to access the “Train-the-Trainer” will be sent to candidates in a separate email.  
  3. Submit answer responses to “Train-the-Trainer” questions (provided in the email referenced above) to Upon receipt, candidates will receive notification of official approval and instructions on how to access training materials via email. 

Training Materials

Approved instructors will be provided with a Fundamentals Instructor Guide and PowerPoint slides for the program modules. Training materials are available in the ACBIS Fundamentals Instructors Secure Zone. Each instructor is limited to one Fundamentals workbook, which can be purchased post-approval in the ACBIS Fundamentals Instructors Secure Zone.  

Training Process

  1. Instructors must officially register courses with ACBIS by submitting the Fundamentals Training Registration Form to We recommend submitting this form at least three weeks prior to scheduled training.
  2. Applicants must purchase and submit a Brain Injury Fundamentals Application. Payments should be received by BIAA at least two weeks in advance of the training to ensure workbooks will arrive in time for training. Please note: Orders received by 3 p.m. EST Thursday will ship on Friday. Payments made past that time will ship out the following Friday.
  3. Upon receipt of the training registration form, application, and payment, a confirmation email will be delivered to the applicant's inbox. Instructions on how to schedule the quiz will be included in the email. 
  4. Individual applicants, or instructors, must submit a Fundamentals Quiz Generation Card to and receive approval in order to access and take the quiz. The Quiz Generation Card must be submitted at least 24 hours in advance of the preferred date & time. Requests are typically processed within one business day.   
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