The Iowa Department of Public Health Brain Injury Program is a past and present recipient of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration TBI Implementation grant funding.
Under the 2014-2018 grant funding award no. H21MC26929, Iowa's goals are:
Goal 1: Increase access to screening for TBI and coordinated, ongoing comprehensive care for individuals and families experiencing TBI by expanding the capacity of the exiting Iowa Brain Injury Resource Network.
Goal 2: Develop capacity within Iowa's education system to provide improved identification (screening) and transitional outcomes for youth experiencing TBI, including the high-risk population of student athletes.
Goal 3: Increase the availability of appropriate support and services for individuals exhibiting challenging brain injury based behaviors including the following high risk populations: incarcerated individuals; individuals who experience multi-occurring conditions; and children.
Goal 4: Update Iowa's statewide needs assessment and develop the Iowa Plan for Brain Injury 2018-2020.
For more information about the federal program, please visit the HRSA website.
The projects on this page are supported in whole or part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H21MC26929 titled: Traumatic Brain Injury Implementation. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author/s and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.