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

Understanding Brain Injury

Cognitive Rehabilitation

Brain Injury Needs Indicator (BINI) training

Managing Behaviours That Challenge Following Acquired Brain Injury

Sexual Health and Relationships following Acquired Brain Injury

Bespoke courses

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.

Book a course

If you wish to discuss your training needs, course content and course fees, please contact:

Steve Shears on 07897 565843

Email Steve.Shears@headwayessex.org.uk

Who are the courses aimed at?

Social Workers
Allied Medical Professionals
Legal Professionals
Care/Residential Homes

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.

Available courses:

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Upcoming Events › Training courses

October 2018

Understanding Brain Injury

Thu October 25th 2018 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Amphora Place, Birkett Long, Amphora Place, 1 Sheepen Rd
Colchester, Essex CO3 3WG United Kingdom
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£75

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.

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