A paid study of a Promotora, or lay health worker, intervention is being conducted in the Los Angeles area.
Participants of the study will have the opportunity to contribute to research and helps others who may experience a head injury in the future. Participants must self-identify as Latino, be 18 and over, and speak Spanish, English, or be bilingual. Participants also must have experienced a traumatic brain injury in the last year.
Participants will receive a total of $37 for their participation in 3 surveys over the span of the intervention. The intervention will include either 5-20 home visits by a lay health worker over the span of 3 months or two phone calls over the span of 3 months aimed at improving the participants' physical and mental well being, connection to community resources, and personal goals, such as returning to work or school.