Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect

August 7, 2014|
Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect by Christine Lefaivre
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TheLefaivre Rainbow Effectis a groundbreaking treatment for those suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This strategy is different from most others because it is individually designed for each client and focuses on the cognitive retraining of the brain based on pre-injury lifestyle as well as the organic damage to the brain, rather than the disability alone.

Starting in the community, after the acute and in-patient rehabilitation phases of recovery have been completed, theLefaivreRainbow Effectmaximizes the recovery process by positioning the TBI survivor to be a motivated participant in the arduous journey of recovery.

Key features:

  • Provides tools and templates for managing the individualized treatment and integration process, including additional material available for download
  • Addresses physical, emotional, and cognitive deficits with a strong influence on participation in life activities
  • Includes the unique theory of the traumatically induced dysfunctional family, with the aim to preserve the family unit and reduce the overall loss for the survivor of brain injury
  • Features a practical approach, including chapter summaries, case studies, diagrams, and templates
  • Offers guidance on producing an Independent Medical Evaluation and preparing effectively for cross examination in recognition of the adversarial aspect of many TBI cases

This essential text demonstrates how rehabilitation professionals, including occupational therapists, doctors, nurses, social workers, speech pathologists, and neuropsychologists, can use theLefaivre Rainbow Effectin their practices to improve therapeutic outcomes for their clients.

Christine Lefaivre O.T.(C) is a registered occupational therapist, President of Rainbow Rehabilitation Inc., and a clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Canada.
Title:Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect
Product dimensions:368 pages, 9.4 X 6.3 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 9.4 X 6.3 X 1 in
Published:August 7, 2014
Publisher:Taylor and Francis
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781482228243

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