Cognitive Rehabilitation: Therapy ... Therapy ... Therapy! - 3 DVD Set - 6 CPD Hours

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The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 27 million people will present with some type of cognitive impairment by the year 2050; whether the impairment is developmental, due to normal ageing, or the result of an acquired or progressive disease - the number is growing dramatically. Successful cognitive rehabilitation is crucial to improving a patient s overall quality of life and should be at the heart of any and all intervention programs.

Join Jane Yakel, MS, CCC-SLP, for this informative and interactive seminar recording presenting over 100 evidence-based techniques, strategies, and interventions for all levels of cognitive loss. Whether a patient presents with high-level (mild) cognitive impairments, requiring a cognitive structural change, or low-level (severe) cognitive deficits requiring a skilled enhancement approach, this class offers successful, practical treatment techniques that are easy to implement in any care setting. This seminar recording also emphasizes the importance and effectiveness of creating highly individualized treatment strategies, and provides participants with the needed skills to choose and adapt techniques into tailored, personalized therapy plans. Active case studies are examined, and participants are encouraged during the seminar to design a patient profile with therapy interventions and goal documentation.


  • Discuss how to bridge the gap from philosophy to practice, and from paper-pencil therapeutic task to daily functioning activity, by identifying the underpinnings of the different systems and processes of cognition
  • Discuss specific Art of Memory techniques and strategies (utilized by World Memory Championship competitors) to design specific therapeutic tasks that can create a structural change in memory
  • Identify the critical role that awareness deficits play in contributing to rehabilitation outcomes and discuss the interventions and techniques that facilitate awareness and guide the patient to independent functioning
  • Summarize the components of executive functions and discuss how these components are contingent upon other cognitive processes that manifest cognitive and behavioural disorders
  • Define step-by-step therapeutic intervention techniques specifically designed for progressive neurological diseases and low-level cognitive patients
  • Identify the components of a defendable skilled goal and discuss what medically defines a skilled from a non-skilled intervention
  • Evaluate the role of self-efficacy and ownership and the principles needed to have the patient ultimately responsible for the treatment program


  • Therapy: The "First" Half
  • Models of Care/Approaches to Therapy
  • Direct Therapy/Indirect Therapy
  • Therapy via Medical Diagnosis: High-Level Cognition
  • High-Level Cognition Intervention: Structural Change
  • Executive Functions
  • Therapy via Medical Diagnosis: Low-Level Cognition
  • Low-Level Cognition Intervention: Guidelines for Intervention
  • Low-Level Cognition Intervention: Skilled Enhancement
  • Caregiver Training
  • Documentation: Goals and Skilled Intervention
  • Bridging the Gap: Interactive Case Studies

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About Jane Yakel, MS, CCC-SLP


Jane Yakel, MS, CCC-SLP, is a certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with over 40 years of experience in the care of persons suffering from neuropathology disorders. Jane is currently a private contractor and consultant in Virginia and has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, outpatient clinics, home health agencies, skilled nursing homes, independent and assisted living facilities, hospitals and schools. She has taught at the University of Wyoming, Utah State University and DeVry University (Phoenix).
Jane is the author of two comprehensive manuals and informative guides in the field of Dysphagia and Cognitive Rehabilitation. Jane's book, Dementia: Interventions for Severe Cognitive Impairments gives detailed intervention strategies for professionals working with patients who suffer from significantly decreased cognitive status. The book is tailored for multiple disciplines within the healthcare field, as well as for caregivers.
She has been a regional clinical specialist and a national trainer for rehabilitation program directors, and has served as a director of a community re-entry program for traumatic brain injury survivors. She has shared her expertise as an author and presenter at national and state board continuing educational courses on various topics, including: Prospective Payment System, Medicare Documentation, Ethics and Professionalism, Comprehensive Assessment of the Adult Patient, Quality Indicators: QA / QI, Customer Service, Nursing Documentation, and Managing Dysphagia, as well as Cognitive Communication Disorders in the Neurological Impaired, Cognitive Rehabilitation, and Dementia.
Jane is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, has served as a representative for the People to People Ambassador Program for America Speech and Hearing Association and is a prior member of the Wyoming Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Wyoming, specializing in neuropathology. Jane currently owns ProStar Communications, LLC, a professional communications company, and Yakel Educations, LLC, a professional publishing company.

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