Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Certified Brain Injury Specialist

Become a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS)!

Acquiring the CBIS credential provides you with the body of knowledge that strives to improve the quality of care for individuals with brain injury. BIAC offers CBIS training for individuals looking to expand their knowledge of brain injury. BIAC’s Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer (CBIST) offers training material and workshops in compliance with Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS).

Training includes:

  • Guidelines for interacting with patients and building rapport
  • Brain injury and behavior
  • Medical complications
  • Safe medication management
  • Families coping with brain injury

Professionals of various disciplines would benefit from obtaining this certificate, including but not limited to:

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Mental health professionals
  • Social workers
  • Victim advocates
  • Law enforcement
  • Attorneys
  • Vocational rehabilitation counselors
  • Child welfare case workers
  • Adaptive recreation professionals
  • Staff at assisted living or nursing home facilities

Contact Information

Jaime Horsfall, CBIST, LPCC

Director of Professional Programs
Email: Jaime@BIAColorado.org