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% of attendees rated our training as ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’

Over 80% confirmed that their knowledge level had greatly improved following training

Current Core Courses

Understanding Brain Injury

Cognitive Rehabilitation

Other Core Courses (Available on Demand)

Brain Injury Needs Indicator (BINI) training

Managing Behaviors 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.


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