The Texas Health and Human Services Office of Acquired Brain Injury (OABI) trains groups of professionals from all over Texas on topics such as brain injury basics, the effects of brain injury, prevention tips, intervention methods, communication techniques, resource facilitation, and more. Each training is tailored to fit the specific needs and interests of each group.

To find out more about setting up a training event in your area, you can contact our office at:

In-person training can be arranged anywhere within Texas.

First Responder Training

House Bill 1338, 84th Texas Legislature, 2015, requires the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) to collaborate with the OABI to develop training for first responders on brain injury. OABI has trained more than 700 peace officers and EMS personnel since February 2016.

Professional Group Training

Even if you don't consider yourself a brain injury professional, brain injury likely affects your field of work in some way. OABI wants to help you better understand brain injury and discover how it impacts your work. We have tried a variety of different groups, including:

  • Social Workers
  • School faculty - teachers, nurses, admin, etc.
  • Sports teams - athletes, parents, coaches, and trainers
  • Groups interested in child abuse and/or domestic violence prevention and/or survivor assistance
  • Groups interested in assisting homeless populations
  • Foster care workers and/or parents
  • Adult and/or juvenile justice groups
  • Resource centers

Feeling Alone?

Join a support group for people with brain injuries and their families.

Find a Support Group

Professionals: HHS offers free training about acquired brain injuries.

Learn More