After nearly a year of being understaffed, MINDSOURCE has a full team beginning April 2022. Erin Horner is the new Contracts and Grants Manager and Kelly Miller is the new Project Manager for the federal grant. Lina Kyle, MINDSOURCE’s Program Assistant began in February 2021, and Liz Gerdeman, the Director, started in January 2020. More […]
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announced in November 2021 a new funding opportunity to expand the public health workforce within the disability networks. To help advance these efforts, ACL has created the Expanding the Public Health Workforce within the Disability Network Program. This program aims to increase the number of public health professionals within […]
MINDSOURCE has secured funding from the Administration for Community Living (ACL) Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) State Partnership Program for a new five-year grant cycle, August 1st, 2021 through July 31st, 2026. Funding supports the Advisory Board, State Plan, and other objectives related to building infrastructure and supporting individuals with brain injury.
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 […]
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 […]