BRAINSPaN, the Brain Impairment Clinician and Researcher Peer Network, is a multidisciplinary network of clinicians and researchers in the brain impairment (BI) field. The aim of this group is to share knowledge and skills with peers, and encourage translation of research findings into clinical practice. BRAINSPaN is the first group in Australia to facilitate BI skill sharing through peer mentoring. We hope that participation in this network will improve evidence-based practice and ultimately optimise outcomes for people with brain impairment and their families.
Goals of BRAINSPaN:
The group uses a blend of communication methods, including:
Discussion topics on the Google group can be focused on anything relevant to the goals of BRAINSPaN, including how to develop skills in particular assessment and intervention techniques, consultation on difficult cases, and notification of recent research findings. Any BRAINSPaN member can lead or contribute to any discussion thread. The moderators will oversee the operations of the network. The BRAINSPaN moderators are: