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Europe’s first post-acute, comprehensive acquired brain injury rehabilitation Center

Since the Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury opened in 1985, a great number of adults with acquired brain injury have experienced the satisfaction of regaining an active everyday life including a return to education or employment.

Follow-up research has documented that approximately 80 pct. of the persons completing the day programme for adults with acquired brain injury returns to work or education.

Today Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury continues to be a  thriving organization, with more than 70 employees, consisting of diverse professional groups, offering various treatment modules, training students and professionals, hosting workshops and conferences, conducting research and having more than 140 national and international publications.

Key Developments at CRBI

Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury carries out research concerning the effect of rehabilitation, develops the training programmes and continues to expand its services. Thus, the Center now offers training focused on rehabilitation of e.g. hemiparesis or speech and language difficulties.

Since 2007 Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury has expanded its age range with the establishment of a department for children and young persons with brain injury or developmental disorders; the Child & Youth Neurocentre.
 
1985:  With support from the Egmont Foundation, Neuropsychologist Anne-Lise Christensen starts the Center, which offers holistic rehabilitation for adults with acquired brain injury.

1998:  Neuropsychologist Mugge Pinner takes over the post as Director of the Center.

1999:  The Egmont Foundation establishes the Children’s Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury as a  time-limited experimental and developmental project in cooperation with Centre for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury.

2003:  Neuropsychologist, Frank Humle takes over the post as Director of Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury.

2004:  The Center establishes body-weight-supported physical training as a new service.

2005:  A senior group is established for senior citizens with acquired brain injury focusing on improved  quality-of-life and functional independence.

2007:  The Center is chosen as a provider for the National Organisation for Knowledge and Specialist  Consultancy.

2007:  The Center opens the Child & Youth Neurocentre. The work of the new department is based on  the experiences gained at the Children’s Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury (1999-2003).

2007:  The Center opens a Language Programme for persons suffering from aphasia.

2007: Director Frank Humle is appointed chairman of the advisory board to the Department of Psychology at the University of Copenhagen.

2008: Director Frank Humle is appointed member of the Steering Group for postgraduate training in CBT for children and adolescents.

2009: The Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury hosts the 2nd Nordic Aphasia Conference.

2010: The Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury celebrates 25th anniversary.



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