VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY

NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER
FOR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

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

  • The Behavior Management Handbook

The Behavior Management Handbook

Book

by VCU

$75.00

Description

With numerous case examples, this 152-page manual details practical techniques for addressing the challenging behaviors often seen in patients with neurological dysfunction. Interventions are relevant to patients with stroke; brain injury; cancer; spinal cord injury; mental retardation; neurological disorders and diseases (such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's, meningitis, and encephalitis). This resource provides -

sample treatment goals for over 30 behavioral problems
examples and clear descriptions of commonly encountered behavioral problems, including verbal and physical aggression, sexually disinhibited behavior, and failure to participate in therapy
descriptions of a full range of behavioral management techniques with guidelines for treatment selection and implementation
descriptions of "common mistakes" made by professionals that inadvertently worsen behavioral problems

Using the strategies in The Behavior Management Handbook: A Practical
Approach to Patients with Neurological Disorders will -

Improve patients’ attainment of rehabilitation therapy goals
Contribute to cost-effective treatment by using the most effective approaches
Facilitate communication among rehabilitation staff members, enhancing interdisciplinary teamwork
Foster morale by improving staff confidence when managing difficult behaviors
Enhance patient involvement in all aspects of treatment planning and implementation

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