Desiree Gorbea-Finalet, Project Manager for the Traumatic Brain Injury Project at Disability Rights North Carolina has shared the following resources that may be helpful for attorneys working with clients who may have a Traumatic Brain Injury.
Accessible Court Participation with a Brain Injury – The Brain Injury Association of North Carolina
A Guide to Working with Individuals with Brain Injury – Brain Injury Alliance Nebraska
Understanding Brain Injury in the Criminal Justice System – Brain Injury Alliance Nebraska
TBI Identification Method Training Module – Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center | Ohio State University
NASHIA (National Association for State Head Injury Administrators) | Criminal & Juvenile Justice Best Practice Guide for State Brain Injury Programs – This is a nationally recognized organization that DRNC has partnered with often in brain injury and justice involvement. The link above includes Screening Protocols & Tools, Self-Report Tools and Tips for Both Criminal Justice and Juvenile Justice, Suggested Research Reading, Pscyhoeducational Materials, Neuropsychological Screening Instruments, etc.
Brain Injury Association of North Carolina Resource List for Neuropsychologists – This website contains contact information for neuropsychologists located in NC. Attorneys should check whether individual providers have forensic experience or not.
Brain Injury Association Resource Materials – This website contains handouts for brain injury for numerous populations: Veterans, Intimate Partner Violence, Elders, Concussion, Suicide, etc.