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Essentials of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
- For people with disabilities caused by nonprogressive brain injury, challenges in everyday living can be multifaceted and overwhelming. This book presents key principles of holistic neuropsychological rehabilitation, helping practitioners stay on track through complex terrain. Leading authorities Barbara A. Wilson and Shai Betteridge provide a framework for effective intervention based on a collaborative understanding of clients' strengths and needs. They describe essential strategies for assessing and remediating the impact of cognitive and psychosocial problems in everyday life. Detailed case examples illustrate the process of building partnerships with families, setting meaningful goals, developing skills and supports, and addressing emotional and mental health concerns. Innovative uses of technology are highlighted. Several reproducible clinical tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.
- 1. What Is Neuropsychological Rehabilitation? 2. Who Can Benefit from Neuropsychological Rehabilitation? 3. The Purposes and Process of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 4. The Broad Theoretical Base of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 5. Appropriate Assessment and Formulation for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 6. The Need for a Working Partnership in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 7. Holistic Goal Setting in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 8. Using Goals to Guide Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 9. The Interconnectedness of Cognition, Emotion, and Behavior: The Basis of the Holistic Approach 10. The Uses of Technology in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation to Improve Daily Functioning and Quality of Life 11. Six Fundamental Components of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation 12. Summary and Conclusions References Index
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