Social communication may be affected and impact friendships and loving and

Social communication may be affected and impact

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Social communication may be affected and impact friendships and loving and sexual relationships, leisure activities may no longer bring enjoyment because of brain injury, pleasure from food may be reduced as well - The engaged life o Cognitive or physical impairments prevent engagement in work or reduce skill levels in activities in which the person was previously competent and successful - The meaningful life o Sometimes brain injury affects personal autonomy and ability to engage in personally meaningful activities in positive institutions o Can affect sense of self and identity What are two ways that goal setting can be used in a rehabilitation setting - Goal setting can be used as an administrative tool for the rehab team to document interventions and progress - The progress of setting goals, itself, can be seen as a therapeutic intervention (patient participation – devising meaningful goals) What is Metamorphic Identity Mapping and why is it used? - MIM is when clients are asked to identify an admired person (ex family member, friend, celebrity) and identify what is about that person that they admire and the values associated with that person
- Used to stimulation discussion about goals (creating meaningful goals) What are some PPT interventions that piqued the interest of your group? - Blessings journal o Record 3 good things (big or small) that happened during the day. This directs attention to positive aspects of life following brain injury - Gift of time o Doing something that requires a fair amount of time using character strengths Briefly describe the case of Yusef and briefly describe what we can learn from him. - Yusef was a successful business man and his sense of self was associated with his success in business - suffered a brain injury and as a result, cognitive impairments negatively impacted his ability to do work - Attempted to preserve his pre-injury identity (making quick, confident decisions) which affected his mood, well

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