The Brain Injury Foundation of St Louis

SAINT LOUIS, MO   |  bifstl.org

Mission

It is the mission of The Brain Injury Foundation of St. Louis to provide innovative, community-based solutions to meet the specific social and vocational needs of individuals with brain injuries.

Ruling year info

2016

Executive Director

Patricia Nance CCC-SLP

Director of Client Services

Sarah Davis CBIST

Main address

7850 MANCHESTER RD

SAINT LOUIS, MO 63143 USA

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EIN

37-1644726

NTEE code info

Personal Social Services (P50)

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Our programs

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Transitional Home & Community Support

Transitional Home & Community Support of individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury assists individuals with brain injury gain the skills needed for independent living and participation in the community. Supports include budgeting, safety, accessing transportation, participation in community activities, cooking and nutrition, problem solving and memory strategies.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Return to Work Support for individuals with Brain Injury provides support to individuals whose work and career were interrupted by a brain injury and would like to return to that job or something closely related, preferably with the same employer.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Job Development for individuals with brain injury includes employment preparedness, job development, and employment retention services.
*Identifying & refining realistic vocational goals
*Determining accommodations that will be needed for success
*Preparing for interviews
*Securing a job offer
*Self-advocacy
*Negotiating accommodations
*Job retention

Population(s) Served
Adults

Provides continued support and training on the job for individuals with brain injury who have secured a new job through MO DVR Job Development services.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Helps individuals with brain injury prepare for competitive employment with authentic work experiences in the community supported by BIFSTL staff. Teaches skills needed to maintain competitive employment including strategies to cope with social and behavioral challenges, physical stamina, cognitive deficits and other barriers to direct vocational placement or entry into job development services.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Psychotherapy and counseling for individuals with brain injury. Provided by a licensed behavioral health professional who specializes in Brain Injury and the unique challenges and features of treatment for those impacted by it. Addresses depression, anxiety, behavioral concerns, substance abuse, family dynamics, grief and co-occurring disorders. Group and individual therapy for individuals the brain injury as well as their families and caregivers.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Accreditations

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities or CARF 2018

How we listen

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The Brain Injury Foundation of St Louis

Board of directors
as of 5/20/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Patricia Carroll

Retired / MO DHSS

Term: 2021 - 2022

Kurt Steinmetz

Charter Communications

Dina McPherson

Patricia Carroll

Retired / MO DHSS

Doug Zippay

Retired / Shillington Box

Board leadership practices

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  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes

Organizational demographics

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Asian American/Pacific Islanders/Asian
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
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Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Decline to state

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Decline to state

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Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

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