Moving Forward

Here are several steps you can take to begin bridging the gap between brain injuries and correctional facilities today.

  • Explore the Brain Injury Association of Virginia Professionals Guide
  • Screen for brain injuries 
    • Check the procedures at your facility if this is allowed.  
    • Refresh yourself on possible symptoms that could occur due to a brain injury and pay attention to behaviors that imamates are presenting.  
    • Review screening questions to be prepared.
  • Discuss what you have learned through this module with others and bring awareness to the topic.   
  • Share this module with fellow employees to explore.  
  • Engage with inmates who have diagnosed brain injuries and individuals using compensatory strategies to check on the effectiveness and what can be adjusted