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

$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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