This online course series was developed by Ali Amirsadri, MD to enhance working relationships between direct support professionals and the individuals to whom they provide support services. Part 1 of 4 addresses the principles of establishing empathy. This module will take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This online course series was developed by Ali Amirsadri, MD to enhance working relationships between direct support professionals and the individuals to whom they provide support services. Part 2 of 4 addresses meeting basic needs and begins a discussion of brain structure and its impacts on behavior. This module will take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This online course series was developed by Ali Amirsadri, MD to enhance working relationships between direct support professionals and the individuals to whom they provide support services. Part 3 of 4 continues the discussion around the impact of brain structure on behavior begun in Part 2 of this series. This module will take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This online course series was developed by Ali Amirsadri, MD to enhance working relationships between direct support professionals and the individuals to whom they provide support services. Part 4 of 4 concludes the series with final thoughts on establishing empathy, meeting basic needs, and the impact of brain structure on behavior. This module will take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Substance Use (SU), by Carolyn Lemsky, PhD, C.Psych., may be watched independently of our other offerings on the topic of TBI. The following topic areas are covered within this course: (1) problematic substance use and its relationship with traumatic brain injury; (2) how to talk about the risk of substance use after traumatic brain injury; (3) screening for problematic substance use; and (4) models of care for co-occurring brain injury and substance use. This course will take approximately two hours to complete. 


This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This is a free training course intended for service providers in Michigan's public service agencies, including: Community Mental Health Services Providers, Department of Human Services, MI Choice Waiver Agents, Area Agencies on Aging, Special Education professionals, and anyone who serves people with brain injury.

This course is presented in four modules. Each module requires approximately 45 minutes to complete. You may stop this training at any point and resume where you left off.

You must successfully complete all four modules in order to receive your certificate.



This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This is a free training course intended for service providers in Michigan's public service agencies, including: Community Mental Health Services Providers, Department of Human Services, MI Choice Waiver Agents, Area Agencies on Aging, Special Education professionals, and anyone who serves people with brain injury. 

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.