Essentials of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Essentials of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Barbara A. Wilson, Shai Betteridge

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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.


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Barbara A. Wilson:
Barbara A. Wilson, OBE, PhD, a clinical neuropsychologist, is founder of the Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in Ely, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. She has worked in brain injury rehabilitation since the 1970s. Dr. Wilson has published 26 books, over 300 journal articles and book chapters, and 8 neuropsychological tests, and is editor of the journal Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. She has won many awards for her work, including five lifetime achievement awards, the Ramón y Cajal Award from the International Neuropsychiatric Association, and the M. B. Shapiro Award from the British Neuropsychological Society. She is past president of the British Neuropsychological Society and the International Neuropsychological Society, and is currently president of the Encephalitis Society and on the management committee of the World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation. Dr. Wilson is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Academy of Social Sciences. She is an honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong, the University of Sydney, and the University of East Anglia, and holds honorary degrees from the University of East Anglia and the University of Córdoba in Argentina.
 
Shai Betteridge, PsychD, CPsychol, PGDip, is Head of the Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Health Psychology Department at St. George's Hospital in London, United Kingdom. She is a chartered clinical psychologist with the British Psychological Society, a member of its Division of Neuropsychology’s Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists, and a registered practitioner psychologist with the U.K. Health and Care Professions Council. Dr. Betteridge has worked in various research and applied areas related to neuropsychology and neuropsychological rehabilitation. She has a keen interest in national government agendas that have an impact on the field of neuropsychological rehabilitation and participates in several working groups committed to quality improvement and excellence. She is a specialist inspector for neuropsychology services for the Care Quality Commission, the independent regulator of health and social care in England; provides core teaching modules in neuropsychology for clinical psychology training courses; and is an oral examiner for the U.K. Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology.
 
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Barbara A. Wilson, OBE, PhD, a clinical neuropsychologist, is founder of the Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in Ely, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. She has worked in brain injury rehabilitation since the 1970s. Dr. Wilson has published 26 books, over 300 journal articles and book chapters, and 8 neuropsychological tests, and is editor of the journal Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. She has won many awards for her work, including five lifetime achievement awards, the Ramón y Cajal Award from the International Neuropsychiatric Association, and the M. B. Shapiro Award from the British Neuropsychological Society. She is past president of the British Neuropsychological Society and the International Neuropsychological Society, and is currently president of the Encephalitis Society and on the management committee of the World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation. Dr. Wilson is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Academy of Social Sciences. She is an honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong, the University of Sydney, and the University of East Anglia, and holds honorary degrees from the University of East Anglia and the University of Córdoba in Argentina.
 
Shai Betteridge, PsychD, CPsychol, PGDip, is Head of the Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Health Psychology Department at St. George's Hospital in London, United Kingdom. She is a chartered clinical psychologist with the British Psychological Society, a member of its Division of Neuropsychology’s Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists, and a registered practitioner psychologist with the U.K. Health and Care Professions Council. Dr. Betteridge has worked in various research and applied areas related to neuropsychology and neuropsychological rehabilitation. She has a keen interest in national government agendas that have an impact on the field of neuropsychological rehabilitation and participates in several working groups committed to quality improvement and excellence. She is a specialist inspector for neuropsychology services for the Care Quality Commission, the independent regulator of health and social care in England; provides core teaching modules in neuropsychology for clinical psychology training courses; and is an oral examiner for the U.K. Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology.
 

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