New South Wales

arbias Specialised Training Services

The arbias  NSW Team is pleased to advise that it is now in the position to provide the full suite of the arbias  Specialised Training Services throughout NSW. In addition to the one-day ABI Awareness Training Workshop delivered across NSW in 2011-2012 to community service organisations funded by the NSW Family & Community Services, Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC), other workshops have been scheduled for NSW, details can be provided by downloading the 2013-14 Training Brochure.

Workshops available include:

The Acquired Brain Injury Awareness Training Workshop (1 Day, available on request)

Foundation Module 1: An introduction: Exploring Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) & Alcohol Related Brain Injury (ARBI) - (3 Hours)

Foundation Module 2: Strategies for Working with a Person with an Acquired Brain Injury - (3 Hours)

Foundation Module 3: Working with people with Acquired Brain Injury and Behaviours of Concern - (3 Hours)

Foundation Module 4: Working with Complexity and Acquired Brain Injury - (3 Hours)

Advanced Module 5: Advanced Clinical Skills – Alcohol and Other Drug Interventions for people with Alcohol Related Brain Injury - (6 Hours)

Advanced Module 6: Acquired Brain Injury, Alcohol and other Substance Related Brain Injury and the Criminal Justice System - (6 Hours)

Intermediate Module 7: Screening for Acquired Brain Injury. How to screen and what to do next - (3 Hours)

Intermediate Module 8: Co-morbidity. Acquired Brain Injury / Alcohol Related Brain Injury / Substance Related Brain Injury, Alcohol / Substance abuse & Mental Health - (4 Hours)

Module 9: A Practical Guide to Cognitive and Behavioural Impairments after Acquired Brain Injury) - (2 Days)

arbias Ltd is proud to offer a new ABI Training Module titled “A Practical Guide to Supporting People with Cognitive and Behavioural Impairments after Acquired Brain Injury”. This new module was developed by the arbias NSW Team and trialled recently at the Melbourne arbias offices.

Delivered over 2 days, this comprehensive training aims to provide people with a greater understanding of common cognitive and behavioural difficulties after acquired brain injury, as well as providing them with practical strategies that they can use when supporting such people. The training aims to be interactive and experiential as a way of exploring such complex issues.

Target Audience:

All training modules are suitable for Case Managers, Practicing Clinicians (Allied Health), Program and Service Co-ordinators in services with people with an ABI (including attendant care coordinators), Support Workers and Carer/Family members of people with ABI. Further Information

For further information about any of the arbias Specialised ABI Training, or to find out when the next training is planned, or arrange individualised training for your organisation, please visit www.arbias.org.au or contact Thomas Spencer, Co-ordinator Training, Education and Capacity Building on (03) 8388 1206 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

In addition, NSW organisations can contact the arbias NSW Office for further information on (02) 9708 0027 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.