VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY

NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER
FOR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology Division Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

  • First Steps Intervention Kit

First Steps Intervention Kit

$105.00

Description

Designed for use by rehabilitation professionals, First Steps Intervention (FSI) is a cognitive and neurobehavioral treatment program complementing the book, First Steps Toward Recovery From Brain Injury (see pg. 5). FSI was designed for use in the early stages of recovery after brain injury and other neurological disorders. Common difficulties addressed include:

 


  • Confusion

  • Concentration Problems

  • Distress

  • Sleep Problems

  • Disorientation

  • Memory Deficits

  • Anger Control

  • Fatigue

 

The program teaches self-coaching and paves the way to community re-integration for patients and their families. The FSI Kit contains a specialized set of materials for implementing the program including:

 


  • Intervention manual describing treatment rationale and background, efficacy research, detailed treatment implementation procedures, and strategies for addressing problem behaviors arising during treatment

  • One copy of the book, First Steps Toward Recovery From Brain Injury

  • Handouts, displays, and surveys to facilitate learning during treatment sessions

  • List of recommended readings

 


 

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