Brain Injury Services provides specialized case management to address the complex needs of survivors who have experienced disabilities involving cognition, behavior and physical functioning. This intervention focuses on minimizing institutionalization and maximizing clients’ strengths and abilities in order to be a part of their community. The role of the Case Manager also includes increasing the capacity of other organizations to serve our clients and his/her family effectively, as well as providing community education. While each person’s service plan is unique, the common goal of case management is to empower the individual to maximize their potential for leading a productive and fulfilling life.
Case Management is a collaborative and person-centered process of assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy for options and services to meet our clients’ unique needs. Case Managers assess the needs and strengths of the clients, their family and/or support system and assist them to develop personalized goals. As a result, support teams of key individuals are engaged, services and resources are identified, skills are developed and ongoing guidance and support are provided. Continuous monitoring and redefining of gaps are essential in the Case Management process, leading to goal attainment.
- Individual must have documented evidence of an acquired, non-degenerative brain injury which occurred after birth.
- Individual must be at least 18 years of age.
- Individual must reside in Northern Virginia, including Alexandria City, Fredericksburg City, Winchester City, and Arlington, Caroline, Clarke, Culpepper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Frederick, King George, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Warren Counties.
- Individual must sign a release for obtaining necessary assessment information. If the Case Manager believes that the individual has a problem with drugs and/or alcohol, he/she must participate in a substance abuse evaluation and must be willing to follow
- If the Case Manager believes that the individual is a danger to him/herself or others, the individual must participate in a mental health evaluation and must be willing to follow treatment recommendations.
- Individual must have legal status in the United States, including but not limited to, student visa, work authorization, Green Card.
Case Management services are provided at no cost to the individual.
- Anyone can refer an individual to the Case Management Program but the individual with a brain injury must desire to enroll in the program.
- Individuals residing in Alexandria, Arlington, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, or Prince William County please call 703-451-8881
- Individuals residing in Loudoun County please call 703-737-3150
- Individuals residing in Fredericksburg and surrounding counties please call 540-785-6122
- Individuals residing in Winchester City, Frederick, Clarke, and Warren Counties please call 703-593-2515