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The Role of Psychology in Psychosocial Rehabilitation Srividya Iyer, M.A. University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Key roles for psychologists in rehabilitation. Assessment Treatment Case Conception. Assessment. Identify strengths and problem areas Broad categories - neuropsychological

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The Role of Psychology in Psychosocial

Rehabilitation

Srividya Iyer, M.A.

University of Nebraska - Lincoln


Key roles for psychologists in rehabilitation
Key roles for psychologists in rehabilitation

  • Assessment

  • Treatment

  • Case Conception


Assessment
Assessment

  • Identify strengths and problem areas

  • Broad categories

    - neuropsychological

    - sociocognitive

    - risk assessment

    - interview-based measures

  • Repeated assessment over time


Assessment1
Assessment

  • Neuropsychological Assessments

    - To quantitatively assess nature and severity of neurocognitive impairments &

    - To understand how they may be barriers to rehabilitation

  • Attention, Memory, Intelligence, Executive Functioning (concept formation, problem solving)

  • Examples: WAIS, Card Sorting Task, Digit Span


Assessment2
Assessment

  • Sociocognitive Assessments

    - Cognition related to formation of attitudes & beliefs, understanding people, interpersonal events and social relationships

  • Insight, Locus of Control, Attitudes, Problem Solving, Emotion Recognition, Coping

  • Examples: Coping Strategies Task (CST; Rivera Mindt, 1998), Insight Scale (Birchwood, 1993)


Assessment3
Assessment

  • Risk Assessment e.g. Assess need for suicide precautions using standardized suicide screening assessments

  • Trauma Screening: Assess trauma history & related treatment considerations

  • Interview-based Measures to assess symptoms and episodes e.g. Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale

  • Assessments to aid in diagnosis and case conception e.g. PAI, MMPI, MACI


Assessment

  • Analysis of Behavioral and Milieu Data e.g. Nurses Observational Data for Inpatient Evaluation (NOSIE; Honigfield, Gillis, & Klett, 1966; Psychiatric Tech Rating Scales)


Treatment
Treatment

Individualized Behavior Management Programming

  • Use of learning principles to reduce undesirable behaviors and/or increase the frequency of desirable behaviors

  • Privileges, money, social responses etc delivered selectively depending on presence or absence of target behaviors


Treatment1
Treatment

  • Group/Individual treatment approaches to

    exercise specific neurocognitive skills

    Examples: attention exercises, Integrated Psychological Therapy (Brenner et al., 1994)

  • Group/Individual treatment approaches to remedy sociocognitive deficits

    Examples: Interpersonal Problem Solving, Social Skills Training, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Treatment2
Treatment

  • Addressing specific needs of participants

    • Self-monitoring sheets

    • Mood monitoring sheets

    • Symptom monitoring sheets

    • Daily Statement

    • Posters

    • Specific Problem Solving Worksheet


Other roles
Other Roles

  • Contribute to treatment planning and treatment progress review

  • Data Management

    - Utilize for treatment

    - Assess change over time

    - Help ensure quality assurance

    - Delineate some common patterns of recovery


Neuro-physiological

Neuro-psychological

Behavioral

Social-environmental

Social-cognitive

Case Conception: Mental illness is vicious cycles between many levels of personal and social functioning


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