April 24, 2017
In June 2015, BIAT EO Deborah wrote an opinion article for local newspaper The Mercury. The piece, titled "Talking Point: Unlocking the psyche of violence", unpacks some of issues concerning the overlap between brain injury and domestic violence.
"THE overlap between brain injury and domestic violence is little understood because violence is not only a cause, but also a consequence of brain injury," writes Deborah.
"This is not
to suggest brain injury should excuse violent behaviour but that it may
be a mitigating factor — or relevant to judgments — about the degree to
which a behaviour is subject to a person’s control."
View the full article via the http://www.themercury.com.au/news/opinion/talking-point-unlocking-the-psyche-of-violence/news-story/f94d81798760dd861cd336b71168b1ee
Disability Voices Tasmania are running free online workshops for people with disability to learn how to tell their story and make an impact. Registration closes soon.View Article >
The Brain Injury Association of Tasmania has recently established closed Brain Injury Peer Support Facebook Groups for people with brain injury and their families/ informal carers.View Article >
BIAT Invites you to the June Brain Injury Peer Support Group meeting.View Article >