Headway Essex provides training in issues that affect those living with acquired brain injury (including stroke).
This is part of our vision to help the wider community understand the causes and effects of acquired brain injury and the healthcare questions it raises.
Over 400 people trained to date
94% attendees rated our training as ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’
Over 80% confirmed that their knowledge level had greatly improved following training
Our core courses include
Brain Injury Needs Indicator (BINI) training
Managing Behaviours That Challenge Following Acquired Brain Injury
Sexual Health and Relationships following Acquired Brain Injury
We also offer tailored ‘in-house’ training courses where we come to you. These are perfect for social care teams, health professionals, care agencies and other related organisations – where a whole team would benefit from specific brain injury training.
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Who are the courses aimed at?
Allied Medical Professionals
Meet our trainer
Steve Shears, MSc Psychology, Bsc (Hons) Psychology, Dip PST, HG Dip MBACP
Steve Shears is the former Training Manager for Headway UK, the brain injury association Headway Essex is affiliated with. He is an accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. He is a renowned Psychotherapist and Trainer in a whole range of brain injury and behavioural issues.
Upcoming Events › Training courses
Discover more about the nature of acquired brain injury and why it is often referred to as a 'hidden disability'. During this one-day course, you'll learn from insightful real-life examples and how you can use your skills to better support those living with the life-altering affects of brain injury.Find out more »