Managing Care and Services after Brain Injury: A workbook for families and caregivers

Don Hood, B.A., Marilyn Lash, M.S.W., Ann Glang, Ph.D., and Bonnie Todis, Ph.D.

By taking the skills used by professional case managers and modifying this for families, this manual give practical hands on strategies and tools for caregivers to effectively find resources and manage services in the community. Based on extensive workshops conducted with families, it used many personal accounts to demonstrate the management skills of:

  • Assessment How has the brain injury affected the survivor?
  • Information Gathering What do I need to know?
  • Referral When do I need to get a specialist involved?
  • Service Coordination How do I pull this all together?
  • Advocacy How can I help others understand?
  • Evaluation How do I know if this is working?

Samples of all forms and worksheets are included in the manual.


Purchasers of Managing Care and Services after Brain Injury can download and print extra worksheets by clicking on WORKSHEETS and using the password given on page 1 of the manual. You have permission to print or copy as many worksheets from this file as you need.

ISBN# 1-931117-46-2
Pages 106 pages, 7 x 8 ½, softcover with PDF files for worksheets as free download on website.
Year 2009