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New Publication: Understanding the Connection – Traumatic Brain Injury and Violence

Disability Rights Wisconsin announces the availability of Understanding the Connection:  Traumatic Brain Injury and Violence, a booklet and pull-out screening tool that raises awareness about and provides Wisconsin resource information for individuals who might have acquired a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a result of domestic abuse or sexual violence.  TBI often is an overlooked consequence of interpersonal violence.  This new resource includes a five-step screening tool that anyone may use to help identify who might need more in-depth medical evaluation for TBI.  Recognizing the connection between TBI and interpersonal violence is critical because repeated head injuries decrease a person’s ability to recover.  Click here to download the booklet: Understanding the Connection. Click here to download the screening tool: HELPS Screening Tool.