Traumatic Brain Injury

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The Department of Rehabilitation contracts with seven nonprofits to provide five core services to individuals with traumatic brain injury.

The five core services are listed and described below.

1. Supported Living Services

This is a range of training, support, and appropriate supervision to maximize independence where the participant lives.

2. Community Reintegration Services

This core service maximizes independent functioning with the goal of living in the community and participating in community life. These services include providing or arranging for:
  • access to housing
  • transportation
  • medical care
  • rehabilitative therapies
  • day programs
  • chemical dependency recovery programs
  • personal assistance
  • education

3. Vocational Supportive Services

This provides prevocational and educational services to individuals who are unserved or underserved by existing vocational rehabilitation services, and also to and provide assistance in the following four areas:
  • identify participants who lack prospects for unassisted competitive employment;
  • provide ongoing training, supervision and support services;
  • advocate for the same workplace benefits, income levels, security, mobility, and workplace quality enjoyed by others;
  • negotiate worksite flexibility and support mechanisms that allow the participant to function competitively.

4. Information and Referral

This core service is to provide information on TBI to individuals, family members, caregivers, service providers and other stakeholders. This includes referrals to TBI services or other community resources.

5. Public and Professional Education

This is to facilitate early identification of persons with brain injury, prompt referral of these persons to appropriate services, and improvement of the system of services available to them.

 

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PHONE: (916) 558-5780

EMAIL: TBI_Info@dor.ca.gov