HOW TO DO COGNITIVE REHABILITATION
INSTRUCTORS: Kit Malia & Anne Brannagan
'Where cognitive impairment is causing management difficulties or limiting response to rehabilitation, specialist advice should be sought and, if appropriate, the patient referred to a formal cognitive rehabilitation programme'.
This 2 hour webcast is suitable for professionals working with adults who have cognitive problems following brain injury.
The course focuses on practical activities that can be used in the rehabilitation of attention, visual processing, information processing, memory and executive functions.
This a 'Webcast on Demand' meaning that you can watch it at any point during the broadcast, which lasts for 24 hours; you can rewind, pause or fast forward; watch it all in one go, or split it up as suits you.
To teach therapists how to Design, Develop & Implement a comprehensive cognitive rehabilitation programme.
Overview of course.The 4 approaches to practical rehabilitation. The need for education and a recommended basic curriculum. Understanding how to teach and tips for doing this. Example of education sheet about attention. Illustrative case study. How to provide an education programme using a case study.
What is process training? The process training cycle. Does process training work? How does process training work and the link with self efficacy. Incorporating awareness training into process training. How to design tasks for process training. Grading activities. How to design and implement a process training task, using a case study.
The use of strategy training. Difficulties with strategy training. Benefits of strategy training. Teaching strategies through using process training and functional activities training. How to teach strategies via process training using a case study.
FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITIES TRAINING
The end of the rainbow. Used as a medium for training specific cognitive skills. Choosing activities to use. 7 steps to using functional activities training. How functional activities training is implemented, using a case study.
Setting these approaches into the context of holistic treatment programmes.