ISBN-10:
0750690844
ISBN-13:
9780750690843
Pub. Date:
11/03/1998
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Group Treatment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders: The Expert Clinician's Approach / Edition 1

Group Treatment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders: The Expert Clinician's Approach / Edition 1

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Overview

Discover the theory and efficacy behind group treatment and see how it can work for you and your patients. Dr. Roberta J. Elman has drawn together a group of expert clinicians to document their experiences with various approaches to group treatment in rehabilitation, subacute, outpatient, and community settings. Learn their philosophies on group treatment and how they determine rationales, assessments, and formulation of treatment goals, especially within a managed health care environment. Includes coverage on documentation, discharge criteria, reimbursement issues, and outcome, and more. All chapters provide helpful insights and practices for treating adult patients with a variety of neurogenic communication disorders.

* First comprehensive book on group treatment of adult neurogenic communication disorders
* Highly respected contributors share their clinical expertise
* Effective day-to-day group treatment techniques you can apply to your practice

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750690843
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/03/1998
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.52(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

GROUP TREATMENT: FUNDAMENTAL AND PROFESSIONAL CONSIDERATIONS: Introduction to Group Treatment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders; Group Process, Group Dynamics, and Group Techniques with Neurogenic Communication Disorders; Measuring Outcomes of Group Therapy; Group Treatment Reimbursement Issues; APHASIA: Part One: Speech-Language Pathologist Facilitated Groups; Aphasia Group Therapy in a Subacute Setting: Using the ASHA FACS; Aphasia Group Communication Treatment: The Aphasia Center of California Approach; A Problem-Focused Group Treatment Program for Clients with Mild Aphasia; Part Two: University/Student Facilitated Groups; An Alternative Model for the Treatment of Aphasia: The Lifelink Approach; Aphasia Groups: The Arizona Experience; Group Communication Therapy for Persons with Long-Term Aphasia: Scaffolded Thematic Discourse Activities; Part Three: Volunteer Facilitated Groups; Groups in the 'Introductory Program' at the Pat Arato Aphasia Centre; The Aphasia Self-help Movement in Britain: A Challenge and an Opportunity; The Power of Aphasia Groups; RIGHT HEMISPHERE DAMAGE: Group Treatment for Patients with Right Hemisphere Damage; TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: Traumatic Brain Injury: Cognitive-Communicative Needs; Cotreatment and Community Oriented Group Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury; MOTOR SPEECH DISORDER: Group Therapy for Dysarthria

Introduction

: Roberta Elman has drawn together a group of well-known and experienced clinicians to document their experiences with various approaches to group treatment in rehab, subacute outpatient, and community settings. The text provides an introduction to the theory behind group treatment and includes descriptions of group work for several neurogenic communication disorders.

The experts share their philosophies on group treatment and how they determine rationales, assessments, and formulations of treatment goals, especially within a managed care environment. Roberta Elman has drawn together a group of well-known and experienced clinicians to document their experiences with various approaches to group treatment in rehab, subacute outpatient, and community settings. The text provides an introduction to the theory behind group treatment and includes descriptions of group work for several neurogenic communication disorders.

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