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Unpacking the Black Box of Cognitive Rehabilitation – In-Person and Virtual
February 26 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm MST
Evidence-Backed Treatment Frameworks and Therapy Approaches that Promote Functional Change in People with Brain Injury
with McKay Moore Sohlberg, PhD, CCC-SLP
Cognitive rehabilitation after brain injury is arguably one of the most complex forms of rehabilitation. This course focuses on describing evidence-backed cognitive rehabilitation practices that have the potential to enhance individual function and quality of life. It includes frameworks that guide the clinical processes for selecting goals, treatment approaches, and measurement plans.
Specification of the treatment ingredients inherent in a range of treatment approaches to address challenges in attention, memory and executive function will be detailed. Illustrative client profiles will be presented with opportunities for conference participants to apply principles and techniques to their own practice.
At the end of this activity, the learner should be able to recommend the appropriate diagnostic
Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:
- Describe the Plan Implement & Evaluate (PIE) and Rehabilitation Treatment Specification System (RTSS) as applied to cognitive rehabilitation
- Identify the key components of person-centered collaborative goal setting
- Describe psychological mindedness practices that enhance working alliance, client engagement and psychoeducation
- Describe treatment ingredients and the PIE process for:
- Metacognitive strategy instruction
- External aid training
- Use of attention drills (brain training)
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for speech-language pathologists.