Resource Library – Workbooks for Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Library Resources and Online Check-out: Workbooks for Brain Injury Rehabilitation
NM Brain Injury Resource Center
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HOW IT WORKS:
1. Choose a Brain Injury Rehabilitation Workbook resource below.
2. Fill out out the contact form. Resources can be sent directly to you from the NM BIRC. (You can also come by the NM BIRC office to pick up your resources in-person.)

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    Workbooks for Brain Injury Rehabilitation
    (Return to the full library catalogue here.)

    Title
    Author
    Description

    1. After Brain Injury: Telling Your Story- A Journaling Workbook
    Barbara Stahura; Susan B. Schuster, M.A., CCC-SLP
    This workbook that can guide you effectively through the journey of recovery from brain injury, with a focus on encouraging survivors to do their best to think about and reflect on their specific responses through journaling.
    2. Behavior Functional Rehabilitation Activities Manual
    Barbara Messenger, MEd, ABDA and Niki Ziarnek, MS, CCC-SLP/L
    A comprehensive manual with various different worksheets for therapists, staff, and families working with persons who have challenges with behavior
    3. Brain Injury Coping Skills
    Samantha Backhaus, Ph.D and Summer Ibarra, M.A.
    Worksheets that help brain injury survivors adapt to daily challenges post- injury.
    4. Choosing, Finding and Keeping a Job after Brain Injury
    Janet Niemeier, Ph.D., ABPP (RP), Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, Ph.D., ABPP (RP), and Shy DeGrace, B.S.
    A workbook that was developed to address the need for unique and innovative vocational treatments for persons with brain injury who are living in the community.
    5. Cognition Functional Rehabilitation Activities Manual: A comprehensive manual for therapist, staff, and families working with persons who have challenges with cognition.
    Barbara Messenger, MEd, ABDA and Niki Ziarnek, MS, CCC-SLP/L
    A workbook that provides activities that were created and designed to be an extension of clinical therapy goals, while promoting positive quality therapeutic interactions between caregiver and the individual.
    6. Cognitive Communication Functional Activities Manual
    Kathryn Kilpatrick, M.A., CCC-SLP
    Activities for improved communication in daily living. A comprehensive manual for therapists, staff and families working with persons who have challenges with communication.
    7. Daily Living Functional Rehabilitation Activities Manual: A comprehensive manual for therapist, staff, and families working with persons who have challenges with daily living
    Barbara Messenger, MEd, ABDA and Niki Ziarnek, MS, CCC-SLP/L
    A workbook that provides activities that were created and designed to be an extension of clinical therapy goals, while promoting positive quality therapeutic interactions between caregiver and the individual.
    8. Executive Function Difficulties in Adults: 100 Ways to help your clients live productive and happy lives
    Stephanie Moulton Sarkis, Ph.D.
    A book filled with worksheets, handouts, and tips on how to make day-to-day living easier and more productive for adults using proven cognitive-behavioral strategies, exercises to improve short-term memory organization and focus, etc.
    9. Getting Better After Brain Injury: A guide for Families, Friends, and Caregivers
    Jeffrey S. Kreutzer
    A workbook that provides a framework of ideas to help your family live better after brain injury.
    10. Healing The Brain: Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury
    David Balog
    A book that gives readers a view of the remarkable human brain, its capabilities, and its vulnerability. A brain compromised by traumatic brain injury via domestic violence is tragic, preventable, and in many cases increasingly treatable.
    11. Leisure Functional Rehabilitation Activities Manual: A comprehensive manual for therapist, staff, and families working with persons who have challenges with leisure activities
    Barbara Messenger, MEd, ABDA and Niki Ziarnek, MS, CCC-SLP/L
    A workbook that provides activities that were created and designed to be an extension of clinical therapy goals, while promoting positive quality therapeutic interactions between caregiver and the individual.
    12. Living Life Fully After Brain Injury A workbook for Survivors, Families and Caregivers
    Robert T. Fraser, Ph.D., CRC Kurt L. Johnson, Ph.D., CRC Kathleen R. Bell, MD
    A practical guide to help those with an acquired brain injury to maximize quality of life post injury.
    13. Living with an Acquired Brain Injury A Practical Life Skills Workbook
    Nicholas Hedley
    Workbook designed for people who have recovered well enough from brain injury to prepare for a return to independent living. Provides careful guidance with everyday tasks and activities that initially appear daunting.
    14. Overcoming Grief and Loss After Brain Injury
    Janet P. Niemeier, Ph.D., ABPP and Robert L. Karol, Ph.D., ABPP
    A book with goals of providing functional brai ninjury information and coping resources for persons recovering rom and living with the disabilities that accompany this injury.
    15. Speech Therapy Aphasia Rehabilitation *STAR* Workbook IV
    Amanda Anderson M.S.
    Workbook designed to target activities of daily living. Focusing on cognitive skills, attention, sequencing, safety, and problem solving. The goals are all centered around practical everyday situations or activities of daily living.
    16. Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviors of Students with Brain Injuries
    Stephen Bruce, M.Ed; Lisa Selznick Gurdin, M.S; and Ron Savage, Ed.D.
    This manual offers practical ways to successfully improve challenging behaviors, to promote effective learning strategies, and to teach functional skills at home, in school, and in the community.
    17. Substance Use and Abuse After Brain Injury
    The Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
    A manual that includes information that rehabilitation professionals can use to work toward optimum recover for the persons the serve including client and family educatin, screening, assessment, stages of change, motivational interviewing, intervention activities, and referral
    18. The Behavior Plan Workbook: A Step by Step Guide to Writing Plans to Treat Behavioral Issues After Acquired Brain Injury
    Robert L. Karol, PH.D.
    This workbook provides you with a step by step methodology for successfully navigating the process of plan development, and takes you through the steps necessary to understand the drivers of the behavior and then be able to treat them.
    19. The Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Workbook
    Douglas J. Mason, PSYD
    An engaging workbook that helps you learn the causes and symptoms of mTBI, understand the brain injury recovery timeline, manage medical care and set realistic goals for recovery, etc.
    20. The Practical Guide to Cognitive Rehabilitation Overcoming Cognitive Neurological Impairments
    Kimberly S. Hutchinson, Ph.D and Lawrence S. Dilks, Ph.D
    A workbook that offers a brief explanation of the realm of impairment followed by exercise and worksheets for cognitive rehabilitation in both an inpatient and outpatient setting.