Cognitive Rehabilitation An Integrative Neuropsychological Approach

ISBN-10: 1572306130

ISBN-13: 9781572306134

Edition: 2nd 2001

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List price: $89.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 5/25/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 492
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

McKay Moore Sohlberg, PhD, is a nationally recognized leader in the field of traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. For the past 16 years she has worked as a clinician, researcher, and administrator in the development of programs to assist individuals with brain injury to reintegrate into the community at maximal levels of independence. She has published numerous articles, chapters, and manuals on managing cognitive impairments following neurogenic insult. Dr. Sohlberg is currently an associate professor in the Communication Disorders and Sciences program at the University of Oregon. Catherine A. Mateer, PhD, is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist with an extensive background in clinical assessment, clinical intervention, and both basic and applied research. She has published over 75 articles and book chapters and two previous books relating to brain organization for language, memory, and praxis, as well as to the assessment and management of acquired disorders of attention, memory, and executive functions. Dr. Mateer is widely known for her pioneering work in the rehabilitation of individuals who have sustained traumatic brain injury. She is currently a professor in the Department of Psychology and the Director of the Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada.

Fundamentals for Practicing Cognitive Rehabilitation
Introduction to Cognitive Rehabilitation
Major Forces Shaping Cognitive Rehabilitation
Management of Attention, Memory, and Executive Functions
Developing Theories for Working with Cognitive Impairment
Measuring Efficacy and Outcome
Strategies for Promoting Maintenance and Generalization
Principles of Cognitive Rehabilitation
Neurological Disorders Associated with Cognitive Impairments
Mechanisms of Acquired Brain Injury
Review of Medical Diagnostic Techniques
Variables Contributing to Neurological and Neurobehavioral Recovery
Demographic Variables
Injury-Related Variables
Psychological Factors
Neuroplasticity and Synaptic Reorganization
Factors Related to Training Programs and Interventions
Assessment of Individuals with Cognitive Impairments
Approaches to Measuring Abilities and Impairments
Assessment of Specific Cognitive Abilities
Management Approaches for Cognitive Impairments
Management of Attention Disorders
Theory Review
Assessment of Attention
Approaches to Managing Problems in Attention
APT-II Attention Questionnaire
APT-II Sustained Attention Scoresheet
APT-II Alternating Attention Scoresheet
APT-II Selective Attention Scoresheet
APT-II Selective Attention Generalization Sheet
Patient Handout: Attention Strategies
Memory Theory Applied to Intervention
Memory Theory
Implications of Memory Theory for Managing Deficits
Data Sheet for Prospective Memory Training
The Use of External Aids in Cognitive Rehabilitation
External Aids: A Popular and Potentially Effective Technique
What Is the Goal of Using External Aids?
Review of Theory
Selecting an External Compensatory Aid
Pretraining Activities
Training Methods
Case Examples
Selected Memory Aid Resources
Needs Assessment for External Cognitive Aids (Adult Client)
Needs Assessment for External Cognitive Aids (Student Client)
Scoresheet for Practice Trials
Example of Completed Scoresheet for Practice Trials
Example of Completed Scoresheet for Practice Trials
Management of Dysexecutive Symptoms
The Frontal Lobes
A Clinical Model of Executive Functions
Assessment of Executive Functions
Management Approaches
Summary Sheet from the Profile of the Executive Control System (PRO-EX)
Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center Executive Function Route-Finding Task (EFRT)
The Brock Adaptive Functioning Questionnaire (BAFQ): Sample Items from Five Scales
Scheduling Worksheet
The Assessment and Management of Unawareness
Conceptual Frameworks
Measurement of Awareness
A Systematic Process for Assessing Awareness
Management of Awareness Deficits
Case Example
Self-Awareness of Deficits Interview
Medical Records Review
Self-Other Comparison Rating
Communication Issues
Types of Communication Challenges
Assessment of Pragmatics
Management of Pragmatics Deficits
Pragmatic Protocol
Interventions for Behavioral, Emotional, and Psychosocial Concerns
Managing Challenging Behaviors
Models of Behavior Change Following Acquired Brain Injury
Common Behavioral Problems Associated with Acquired Brain Injury
Multiple Origins of Challenging Behaviors
Approaches to Working with Challenging Behaviors
Family and Staff Education and Training
Sample Anger Management Scale
Management of Depression and Anxiety
Basic Terminology
Assessment of Psychosocial Difficulties in the Context of Brain Injury
Common Emotional Reactions to Acquired Brain Injury
Principles of Psychotherapeutic Interventions
Brief Descriptions of Common Mental Disorders and Episodes Seen in People with Brain Injury
Most Troubling Symptom List
Example of a Filled-In Daily Record of Dysfunctional Thoughts
Reconciling Perceptions of Past, Present, and Future Self and Abilities
Working Collaboratively with Families
Why Increase Collaboration with Families?
The Impact of Brain Injury on the Family
Forming True Clinician-Client-Family Partnerships
Older Child Questionnaire, with Sample Answers to Open Questions
Interview Guide
A Mother's Response to the Goal Identification Process: A List for Aides
Working with Special Populations
Rehabilitation of Children with Acquired Cognitive Impairments
Effects of Brain Injury in Children versus Adults
The Importance of Ongoing Assessment
The Rehabilitation Context for Children
Approaches to the Rehabilitation of Cognitive Impairments in Children
Review of Pediatric Intervention Studies
Supports for Families and Schools
Classroom Strategies for Educating Children with Acquired Cognitive Impairments
Management Strategies for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Evidence for Physiogenic versus Psychogenic Factors in MTBI
Neuropsychological Patterns
Intervention Approaches for Different Phases and Circumstances
Specific Techniques for Working with Individuals with MTBI
Example of a Completed APT-II Attention Lapse Log
Example of a Completed APT-II Attention Success Log
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