MINDSOURCE is proud to announce the release of our quarterly newsletter. Readers will find meaningful content regarding grant opportunities, program updates, past and upcoming events and success stories.
UPDATE: Please stay tuned, we anticipate having more information regarding Community Grants by Late May 2020. MINDSOURCE will soon release its 2021 Community Grant competition announcement. These grant programs provide funds to competitively selected Colorado organizations and individuals to educate, create awareness, and fulfill other projects that offer innovative training approaches to professionals, parents, survivors, […]
MINDSOURCE – Brain Injury Network (MINDSOURCE), in partnership with the Colorado Brain Injury Advisory Board, has released its Brain Injury State Plan to state agency partners, stakeholders and the general public. The State Plan resulted from 18 months of planning by a 20-member board. Membership included people with lived experience of brain injury, family members, […]
The Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado (BIAC) prepares an annual report for MINDSOURCE and the Colorado Trust Fund Board each fall to share progress and service data for the prior year. On October 18th, Gavin Attwood, Max Winkler, Liz Gerdeman, Kate Kerkmans, and Lisa Cheney-Philp from BIAC joined the Trust Fund board members at the […]
After a year and a half of information review and planning, receiving stakeholder input, and work-group efforts to define goals, strategies, measures and tactics, Colorado’s State Plan on brain injury is near completion. The Advisory Board meets in November to review and dialogue about the draft State Plan before a final review through Colorado Department […]
MINDSOURCE – Brain Injury Network (MINDSOURCE) is working with the Cultural Competency Committee to plan upcoming trainings for MINDSOURCE and Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado staff. The committee recently developed a staff survey to gather topic interests and priorities and are now working on setting training events for the rest of State Fiscal Year 2020. […]
MINDSOURCE – Brain Injury Network (MINDSOURCE) falls under the Office of Community Access and Independence (OCAI) at the Colorado Department of Human Services. OCAI’s new office director brings broad disability background including service provision to people with brain injuries. In addition to overseeing MINDSOURCE, Webb is responsible for three Division of Regional Center Operations throughout […]
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) has announced the launch of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Technical Assistance and Resource Center (TARC), which the Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) will administer, along with its partners from the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) and a group of subject matter experts, including people with […]