Neuropsychological rehabilitation of adults and children by fpd18751

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									                                                 Neuropsychological rehabilitation workshop Turin
                                                                                        Prigatano
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  Psychotherapeutic and neuropsychological rehabilitation of adults and children:
                              A 2-day Workshop

                                  George P. Prigatano, Ph.D.
                                    October 17-18, 2009

                            Fondazione Carlo Molo onlus, C.I.R.P.
                                Via Sacchi 42 - 10129 Torino


                                  SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM


OCTOBER, 17

h. 9.00 – 13.00 – First session

   Introduction to the effects of brain damage in light of human nature and stages of

   development.

   1. Neuropsychological, psychiatric, and psychosocial consequences of various brain

       disorders – implications for rehabilitation.

   2. A brief history of cognitive rehabilitation and the emergence of holistic programs

       for neuropsychological rehabilitation.

   3. Essential ingredients of neuropsychological rehabilitation that incorporates a

       holistic approach.

   4. Detailed discussion of the program with clinical examples.

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 18.00 – Second session

   5. Outcome data.

   6. Application of these ideas to case presentations by participants of the workshop.

   7. Concluding comments for the day.
                                                Neuropsychological rehabilitation workshop Turin
                                                                                       Prigatano
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OCTOBER, 18

h. 9.00 – 13.00 – Third session

   1. Psychotherapeutic interventions after various brain disorders: work with the

       patient and the family.

   2. Case presentations by participants of the workshop.

   3. Anosognosia and residual disorders of impaired self-awareness: theoretical and

       clinical implications.

   4. Case presentation by participants of the workshop.

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 18.00 – Fourth session

   5. Neuropsychological, psychiatric, and psychosocial consequences of TBI in

       children.

   6. Barriers to successful rehabilitation and education of these children.

   7. Our approach to the neuropsychological assessment and its impact on planning

       neuropsychological rehabilitation activities for children.

   8. Case presentations from participants of the workshop.

   9. Discussion.

   10. Conclusions with questions and answers.

								
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