ERIC Number: ED332478
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Traumatic Brain Injury and Vocational Rehabilitation.
Corthell, David W., Ed.
Intended to serve as a resource guide on traumatic brain injury for rehabilitation practitioners, the book's 10 chapters are grouped into sections which provide an introduction and examine aspects of evaluation, treatment and placement planning, and unresolved issues. Chapters have the following titles and authors: "Scope of the Problem" (Marilyn Spivack and Mark Balicki); "The Nature of Head Injury" (Thomas Kay and Muriel Lezak); "Problems Needing Solutions: A Consumer and Family Perspective" (Jeffrey S. Smigielski and Audrey L. Nelson); "The Neuropsychological Evaluation" (James Malec); "Specialized Evaluations" (Jeffrey S. Smigielski and James Malec); "Vocational Evaluation of Persons with Traumatic Head Injury" (Dale F. Thomas); "Vocational Assessment: A VR Counselor's Perspective" (Jean Balutanski); "Preparation for Placement" (Dana S. DeBoskey and Robert W. Krollman); "Placement Options and Processes" (Robert W. Krollman and Dana S. DeBoskey); and "Unresolved Issues in the Rehabilitation and Community-Based Employment of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury" (Fredrick E. Menz and Dale F. Thomas). Appended are the Glasgow Coma Scale, the Rancho Los Amigos Head Trauma Scale, and profiles of physical and neuropsychological variables. Most chapters include references. (DB)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Counseling, Employment Opportunities, Evaluation Methods, Head Injuries, Job Placement, Neurological Impairments, Neuropsychology, Vocational Evaluation, Vocational Rehabilitation
University of Wisconsin-Stout, Research and Training Center, Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute, School of Education and Human Services, Menomonie, WI 54751.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ.-Stout, Menomonie. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Inst.
Note: Appended variables profiles contain small type.