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Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy: Practical Interventions and Personalized Planning
Digital Seminar
$199.99 USD
Product Details
Digital Seminar
Vyne Education
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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Discuss how to bridge the gap from philosophy to practice by moving from paper-pencil therapeutic tasks to daily functioning activities

Identify the "Levels of Awareness" and discuss intervention techniques that facilitate patient awareness

Assess principles and techniques that increase a patient's self-efficacy and ownership of his or her treatment program

Discuss how to incorporate "meaning" into everyday therapeutic tasks, ultimately increasing functional outcome goals

Examine explicit strategies and techniques that can be applied to create an overall "structural cognitive change" in patients with developmental and/or neurological impairments

Determine evidence-based techniques, strategies, and interventions for all levels of cognitive deficits

Summarize the components of a defensible, skilled goal and determine what medically defines a skilled from a non-skilled intervention


Therapy: Laying the Foundation

  • Self-Awareness: Levels of awareness and interventions
  • Self-Efficacy: Sources and interventions
  • Ownership: Increasing patient participation
  • Meaningful Therapy Theory


Models of Care/Approaches to Therapy

  • Direct therapy
  • Indirect therapy


Therapy via Medical Diagnosis: High-Level Cognition

  • Cerebral Vascular Accidents (CVA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
  • Mild Cognitive Impairments (MCI)
  • Intellectual disability diagnosis


High-Level Cognition Intervention: Structural Change

  • Attention Systems
  • Selective Attention
  • Focused Attention
  • Sustained Attention
  • Divided Attention
  • Directed Attention
  • Shifting Attention
  • Visual Processing System
  • Visual Cognition
  • Visual Memory
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Scanning
  • Visual Attention
  • Oculomotor Skills
  • Visual Fields
  • Visual Acuity
  • Information Processing system
  • Processing Speed
  • Processing Control
  • Processing Capacity
  • Memory:  Declarative Memory System
  • Method of Loci
  • Visual Imagery
  • Chunking
  • Association
  • Mental Organization
  • Linking
  • Elaboration
  • Acronyms, Acrostics
  • Rhymes, Rhythms,  Rote
  • Rehearsal and Curve of Forgetting


Therapy via Medical Diagnosis: Low-Level Cognition

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Progressive neurological diseases


Low-Level Cognition Intervention: Guidelines for Intervention

  • Errorless learning
  • Cognitive loss and abilities


Low-Level Cognition Intervention: Skilled Enhancement

  • Non-declarative memory system and therapeutic interventions
  • Spaced Retrieval Therapy
  • Montessori-Bbased Therapy
  • Ability-Based Approaches/Therapy
  • Validation  Therapy
  • Redirecting Therapy
  • Reminiscence Therapy


Documentation: Goals and Skilled Intervention

  • Components of a defensible skilled goal
  • Skilled terminology/Skilled intervention


Interactive Case Studies



JANE YAKEL, MS, CCC-SLP, is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist currently employed as a private contractor and consultant. She has worked in a variety of settings which include: acute care, outpatient clinics, home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, independent living facilities, hospitals, and school districts. She has been a regional and national clinical specialist for therapists, and a trainer for program directors throughout the United States. She taught Medicare Regulations and Guidelines and has defended Medicare denial claims at the Administrative Law Judge Level for Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathologists with 100% turnover. She has served as CEO of a Community Re-entry Center for Traumatic Brain Injury survivors in Scottsdale, AZ and has been a professor and clinical instructor at four universities: University of Wyoming, Utah State University, DeVry University-Phoenix, and DeVry University-Freemont California. He diversity background in the academic, administrative, and healthcare arenas has given her strong clinical skills in patient assessment, evaluation, treatment, and patient/family education. She has also shared her expertise as an author and presenter for national and state board continuing educational courses on various topics including the Prospective Payment System, Ethic and Professionalism, Dysphagia Management, Customer Service, Comprehensive Assessment of the Patient, and Cognitive Communication Disorders. She is the author of four comprehensive therapy books addressing dementia, cognition, dysphagia, and assessment.

She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is a past representative for the People to People Ambassador Program for the American Speech and Hearing Association in South Africa, and is a prior member of the Wyoming Board of Examiners for Speech-Language and Audiology. Ms. Yakel completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Wyoming, specializing in neuropathology.

Financial – Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education, and receives royalties from published books through Yakel Education, LLC.
Nonfinancial – No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Continuing Education Credits
Continuing Education Information
This educational offering is designed to qualify for continuing education for many professionals in every state.

Materials that are included in this course could include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice for your profession. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this educational offering. Please note, your state licensing board dictates what is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact or 800-397-0180.

CE information is based on 100% attendance.

Nurse Practitioners
Vyne Education, LLC. is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 060313. This educational offering was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. This course is offered for 6 contact hours.

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants
Vyne Education, LLC. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. This educational offering is offered for 0.6 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Educational level Introductory, Category 1: Domain of OT, 2: Occupational Therapy Process.

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider #50-466 with the Florida Department of Health Board of Occupational Therapy Practice. This educational offering is approved for 6 contact hours for Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistants.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Illinois: Vyne Education, LLC. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #:216.000309. This educational offering qualifies for 6 CE Credit Hours.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - New York: Vyne Education, LLC. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This educational offering is awarded 7.2 contact hours.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Arkansas: This educational offering has been approved by the Arkansas State Board Of Physical Therapy for 6 contact hours for Physical Therapists.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - District of Columbia: This educational offering has been approved for 6 continuing education credits by the District of Columbia Board of Physical Therapy for Physical Therapists.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Indiana: This meets the IN-PT approval under 844 IAC 6-8-5 Approved Organizations #9, please contact IN Board or Association if you have questions.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Kentucky: This educational offering has been approved by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association for 6 contact hours (Category 1) Approval #CS74-2011-KPTA. This approval is valid until .

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Louisiana: This educational offering has been approved by the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board for 6 Clinical contact hours for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - New Jersey: This educational offering has been approved for 6 continuing education credits by the New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants (Approval # 2016-466).

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants - Oklahoma: This educational offering has been approved by the Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision State of Oklahoma for 6 hours for Physical Therapists.

Vyne Education, LLC. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Vyne Education, LLC. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This educational offering offers 6 CE credits for psychologists. Full attendance is required to receive credit for psychologist, variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the APA guidelines.

Social Workers
Vyne Education, LLC. provider #1005, "formerly Cross Country Education" is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program (an approved provider since 1999, approved period 1-27-15 to 1-27-18). Vyne Education, LLC. maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers will receive 6 Clinical continuing education clock hours for participating in this educational offering. Licensed social workers should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review the current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Visit ASWB's website at for more information. This educational offering is at the Intermediate level for social workers.

Social Workers - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-466. This educational offering is approved for 6 continuing education credits.

Social Workers - California - Credit Available Until: 12/31/2099
The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the ASWB. Full attendance at this course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Other Professions
This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Speech-Language Pathologists
Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
Occupational Therapists
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
Physical Therapists
Physical Therapist Assistants
Nursing Home Administrators  
Activity Professionals
Recreational Therapists
Directors of Nursing
Nurse Practitioners
Social Workers
Case Managers

I thought that this was one of the best conferences I have ever attended through Cross Country. I really enjoyed the instructor's approach and interaction with the audience. I can apply what I learned immediately.
Janet Persen, OTR
Paradise Valley, AZ

Jane is a very engaging and incredibly knowledgeable instructor. Her style of providing the information, interesting case studies, and class participation makes for a very enjoyable class.
Sheila McHale-Alvares, OTR
Gilbert, AZ

This was an exceptional seminar. I can honestly say I will put what I learned here into action. Thank you! I feel motivated and inspired!
Sylvia Schneider, Activity Director
Novelty, OH