Behavior Functional Rehabilitation Activity Manual

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Barbara Messenger, M.Ed., ABDA and Niki Ziarnek, M.S, CCC, SLP/L

Product Overview

This manual teaches a therapeutic style of interaction using a step-by-step format. Someone with little or no experience working with persons that have disabilities can pick up these manuals and immediately be able to interact in a therapeutic manner while facilitating independence.

Can be used by any caregiver - including direct care staff, nurses, therapists, family, teachers, and aides. They can be used with children or adults with any kind of neurological conditions involving social, cognitive and behavioral challenges. Very useful for inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, community programs, residential settings, schools and even at home.

This manual features worksheets and data forms for tracking performance and outcomes, with full instructions for administration. Each activity has a documentation form for easy inclusion in clinical records.

Includes over 145 activities and documentation sheets on...

  • social skill awareness
  • self responsibility
  • interpreting cues
  • assertiveness/group interaction
  • social skill acquisition üinitiation and conversations
  • social responses and self-esteem
  • verbal/nonverbal communication
  • telephone and restaurant etiquette
  • time and anger management
  • vocational skills
ISBN# 1-931117-21-7
Pages 178 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, softcover, perfect bound, plus CD for worksheets.
Year 2004


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