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HeadStrong Mentor Trainings – Spring 2015

HeadStrong Mentor Trainings – Spring 2015
University of Puget Sound, Weyerhauser Hall
Tacoma, WA
May 4 – Identity & Meaningful Projects
http://upsidentityandprojects150504.eventzilla.net/w…/event…
The HeadStrong Mentor Training Program is designed to train professionals, family members, caregivers, tutors, and anyone living or working with people who live with brain injury. Mentoring is a traditional way societies pass on knowledge by working side by side and setting a positive example. This training will help you be an empowering support person.
The Mentor Training includes four key modules:

  • Identity After Brain Injury
    Meaningful Projects & Activities
    Positive Behavior Supports
    Conflict Resolution

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Be A Camp Korey Star!! June 6, 2015

Be a Camp Korey Star!

On Saturday, June 6 Camp Korey plans on filming a special video to showcase our Camp Spirit and kick-off summer (June 21). We are searching for campers, families, volunteers and supporters to come out to camp from 12:45 – 3 PM to star in a video and photo shoot, where we will film the biggest camp cheer ever at Camp Korey! All participants will be required to sign a media release, granting Camp Korey the right to distribute and share all content from the day on our website and social media channels. This is a special media project only for filming and photography, no additional activities will take place. Please dress in your Summer Camp Spirit best with Camp Korey t-shirts, bright colors, goofy sunglasses and more! Please refrain from large hats, so that everyone’s smiling face is visible!

https://campkorey.wufoo.com/forms/m1nxysyx1yx2x5v/

Tentative Schedule Includes:
12:45-1 PM Check-In & Filming Placement
1:15 Camp Cheer Practice
1:30 Camp Cheer Video Filming
2 PM Group Photo (outside, weather permitting)
2:30 Thank You Snacks in the Hippodrome
3 PM End of Program
Be part of our 2015 Summer Kick-off! Register online today. Space is limited, and will fill on a first come, first served basis. Registration closes on Friday, May 8. If you have any additional questions, please contact Shivani Gogna, camperrecruiter@campkorey.org or call 425-844-3226.

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Bernadette Gillick and the Brain Plasticity Lab at the University of MN

med_content_350650 2Bernadette Gillick, Ph.D., is a neuroscientist at the University of Minnesota working with neuroplasticity to develop new ways to restore and improve motor function in the 1 in 3,000 kids affected by stroke. Published on Oct 7, 2014. Bernadette Gillick led a training seminar at Seattle Childrens on Neuroplasticity and Neurorecovery. Her work gives us huge hope for better recoveries for our loved ones.

Watch this video of Why Bernadette Gillick Does What She Does

Here’s a link to the Brain Plasticity Lab in MN to learn more about their work.

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Adaptive Ski/Snowboard Day with Outdoors for All and HeadStrong

Adaptive Snowboard & Ski Day

Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015
Time: 11:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: Summit West at Snoqualmie

11:30 am Lunch at Summit West Lodge with HeadStrong
12:00 pm Snowboarding/Skiing with Outdoors for All
2:30 pm Snacks at Lodge with HeadStrong
We will also have sledding for anyone who prefers this option.

To RSVP and Register:
Contact Desiree Douglass
360-220-1422 or dld@headstrongforlife.org
Please RSVP by January 15

Please Note: Transportation from Seattle is available. Schedule does not include transportation time & is subject to change due to weather & activity conditions.

Learn more about Outdoors for All Foundation

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Camp Korey Fall Family Fun Day coming October 4th for youth ages 5 – 17 living with brain injury

Fall Family Fun Day coming October 4th at Camp Korey for youth ages 5 – 17 living with brain injury and families. Family Fall Fun Day is an opportunity for youth to drop in and bust out at the beautiful Camp Korey in Carnation, WA! Camp counselors lead dynamic choices that provide something for everyone – whether that’s making new friends, playing silly games, or creating something amazing, and definitely having a good time!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2014
1:00 – 5:00 PM

CAMP KOREY
28901 NE Carnation Farm Rd.
Carnation, WA 98014

To RSVP or for more
Information, please contact:
Rachel Harmon
(206) 987-4265
rachel.harmon@seattlechildrens.org

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