Goals / Objectives

This treatment module contains information to allow the participants to better understand how their brain injury is related to impulsivity issues.

The primary goals of this week are to:

  • Bring awareness to the consequences of impulsive behaviors 
  • Identify various situations where participants are at increased risk of behaving impulsively 
  • Provide psychoeducation on how impulsivity is related to brain injuries
  • Practice skills for managing impulsivity 
  • Practice skills outside of class 

TIME: Allow 1.5 hours for the session.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: A minimum of four participants is recommended.

Activities / Content

Introductory Activities (PDF)

Content (PDF)

  • Introduce Impulsivity and Goals for This Module (5-10 min)
  • Strategies for Impulse Control (5-10 min)
  • Mindfulness Break (5 min)

Group Activity (15-25 min) (PDF)



Write the schedule on the white board for reference for participants throughout the treatment group:

  • Structure and topic
  • Applied Practice Review
  • Impulsivity and brain injury
  • Mindfulness Break
  • Group activity
  • Reflection and Discussion
  • Wrap-up