Neuropsychological rehabilitation workshop Turin Prigatano Page 1 of 2 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 Page 2 of 2 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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