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Description - Brain Injury and Returning to Employment by James Japp

The multi-disability nature of acquired brain injury and its complex effects make the return to employment particularly problematic. This book provides a clear overview of the cognitive and psychological difficulties associated with brain injury and discusses how people affected by it can prepare for and remain in employment. The author offers effective occupational techniques to address impaired memory, attention and executive functions, and difficulties with organisation and planning skills, as well as the speech impairments commonly associated with acquired brain injury. He also examines the environmental, emotional, physical and psychological barriers to work reintegration and offers a range of solutions to these problems, including mentoring relationships with colleagues.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781843102922
ISBN-10: 1843102927
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Japp

James Japp is a chartered occupational psychologist specialising in clinical neuropsychology and a medico legal expert on the assessment of brain injured clients. For many years he has been at the forefront of developing vocational rehabilitation programmes for the early intervention and return to work for individuals with an acquired brain injury. James is consultant psychologist at The Papworth Trust and Clinical Director at Neuropsychologists UK, an organisation which promotes good practice in returning brain injured clients to employment.