Family & Relationship Concerns

Relationships after Traumatic Brain Injury
Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: Ambiguous Loss

Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: His Divot

Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: Insight Into His Cognitive and Physical Changes

Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: Don't Let This Horrible Accident Destroy Your Marriage

Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: Thoughts on Going to a Relationship Counselor

Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: Impact of Coupled Relationship on Recovery

Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: What Couples Counseling is Like from the Couples Perspective

Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: What Couples Counseling is Like from the Therapist's Perspective

Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: Intimacy after TBI

Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: Treating Each Other with Love

Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: Getting Back on the Bike
Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.  

Relationships after TBI: Recognizing the Positives
Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: Parenting after TBI in the Family
Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: The Brain Injury Family Intervention Feelings Checklist
Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: How Family Roles Change After TBI
Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Relationships after TBI: How to find Help
Part of the video Hot Topic Series from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Understanding TBI Part 4: The impact of a recent TBI on family members and what they can do to help with recovery
This information sheet is written for consumers through a collaboration between the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care. Spanish version (en español)

Family Perspectives Life After Brain Injury
One of a series of videos from the Brain Injury Toolbox and developed by the Brain Injury Association of Illinois to disseminate educational materials and other materials that may be useful tools to those whose lives have been impacted by brain injury, for professionals working with individuals who have sustained a TBI, and to the community at large.

Center for Personal Assistance Services
Promotes research, training, technical assistance and dissemination about personal assistance services to ensure that people with self-care limitations can find information that will help them live independently.

Brain Connections (PDF) 
Provided by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, this is a list of more than 240 organizations in the United States likely to help those looking for information, referrals, and other guidance in connection with brain-related disorders. Listings provide mailing addresses, toll-free numbers, e-mail and clickable Web site addresses, and identify the primary services each organization provides.

A Family's Perspective Return to School
One of a series of videos from the Brain Injury Toolbox and developed by the Brain Injury Association of Illinois to disseminate educational materials and other materials that may be useful tools to those whose lives have been impacted by brain injury, for professionals working with individuals who have sustained a TBI, and to the community at large.

Family Roles and Dynamics
One of a series of videos from the Brain Injury Toolbox and developed by the Brain Injury Association of Illinois to disseminate educational materials and other materials that may be useful tools to those whose lives have been impacted by brain injury, for professionals working with individuals who have sustained a TBI, and to the community at large.
 
Sexuality
This information sheets is written for consumers through a collaboration between the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) and the TBI Model Systems of Care.

Issue 5: Coping with Sexual Problems after TBI (PDF)
After TBI, commonly the individual's social and sexual behavior and his/her sexuality are affected — somewhat differently for men and women. This issue of TBI Consumer Report discusses approaches you can use to help address problems that affect establishing and maintaining a relationship with another person after TBI that is satisfying, sexually and emotionally. 5 of 8 TBI Consumer Reports from the New York Traumatic Brain Injury Model System

Issue 3: Parenting after TBI (PDF)
Our research suggests that one of the few areas in which parents with long-term brain injury differ from non-disabled parents is in being somewhat more depressed and having children who are somewhat more depressed than in families that are not coping with TBI. Suggestions are made for parents to address this and other issues. 3 of 8 TBI Consumer Reports from the New York Traumatic Brain Injury Model System

Marriage Stability after Traumatic Brain Injury (PDF)
Topic Sheets are a presentation of relevant information and/or research on any subject with key points of interest. From Virginia Commonwealth University, Project Empowerment: Improving Minority Disability Research Capacity.