Rehabilitation Therapy and Wound Management: Strategic Partnership in Home Health

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Rehabilitation therapists play an important role in the management of pressure injuries and other wounds in the home. The post Rehabilitation Therapy and Wound Management: Strategic Partnership in Home Health appeared first on Relias.

Hidden from the world: Out of area hospital placements for people diagnosed with personality disorder #NoOOA

The Social Care Elf

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Metacognitive therapy for depressive symptoms in cardiac patients: new findings from the PATHWAY trial

The Social Care Elf

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Promoting Patient Engagement in Rehab Therapy: Strategies That Work

Relias

When it comes to rehabilitation therapy, patient commitment and effort are essential to good outcomes. Some patients may have low levels of health literacy, and others may experience cultural barriers that prevent them from fully participating in their rehabilitation.

Staff Development Vital for Adapting to Shifting Rehab Therapy Needs

Relias

Like all healthcare providers, rehabilitation therapists have had to adapt and adjust to the extraordinary challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. With such targeted staff development, rehabilitation therapists stand to influence the most favorable results.

Home Health CoPs Update: New Opportunities for OTs

Relias

Compliance Home Health Learning Occupational Therapy Post-Acute Care Quality Measures Rehabilitation Therapy Topics - PACThere’s a new opportunity for occupational therapists practicing in home health settings.

How to Choose an Inpatient Treatment Center

Gateway Foundation

Inpatient rehabilitation treatment (also called residential treatment) isn’t always required to overcome addiction. If you don’t have severe physical, mental or emotional challenges due to substance misuse, regular attendance at an outpatient program can help you reach recovery.

Social work and the un-justice system

Reimagining Social Work

Bex now works in a male prison, delivering rehabilitation programmes. This is a guest post from Bex Rillstone. Bex graduated the MSW(P) Programme, University of Auckland, in 2018. She has worked as a housing social worker in South Auckland and as a Family Start social worker with a kaupapa M?ori

Forensic Social Work

Famcare

They may be employed across a wide variety of settings such as court systems, mental health agencies, rehabilitation centers, correctional facilities, hospitals, child and family agencies, prisons, and faith-based institutions.

Ask An Expert: Janet (Rehab Chairperson)

Living Sober

Today's expert is Janet, an addictions counsellor and the Chairperson of the Higher Ground Drug Rehabilitation Trust. Mrs D: How did you get involved in working in the recovery sector? Janet: Through my own recovery journey.

The Pandemic and Your Kids

Gary Direnfeld

Married and moved to Hamilton, I took a job at a hospital based brain injury rehabilitation program. I have developed and managed two brain injury rehabilitation programs, both lost owing to legislative changes to auto insurance. I am a late bloomer.

Being Aware of the School-to-Prison Pipeline Many Minorities Fall Victim to

Children and the Law Blog

Rehabilitation efforts are key to addressing the school-to-prison pipeline. Resources are of the essence when it comes to these situations. Yet, there is a lack of these resources when it comes to the criminal justice system seeping into the educational environments.

Trina Shanks’ Editorial in Detroit Free Press Encourages Home Ownership in Detroit

Michigan Social Work

Shanks and her co-authors recommend new programs to support homebuyer education programs and establish a single-family residential rehabilitation fund. “We The conventional mortgage market is not working in Detroit, writes Professor Trina Shanks in a Detroit Free Press editorial.

Dealing with the Emotional Fallout of Physical Sports Injuries

Beautiful Voyager

My goal is to assist clients, using ACT, to cultivate the skills necessary to minimize the associated psychological effects on their physical rehabilitation and life. KEAGEN: I do mainly work with ACL injuries due to the nature and length of the rehabilitation process.

Micro, Mezzo & Macro Social Work

Social Work Bubble

Social workers have roles in many levels of society – micro, mezzo, and macro. Today, we’ll describe what each of these levels encompass and specific jobs a social worker does.

2021 NACSW 71st Annual Convention

The Advocate

NACSW’s Convention 2021 will offer inspirational keynote speakers such as Father Greg Boyle, Founder of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world.

How Alcohol Affects Relationships  

Gateway Foundation

In addition to self-care, partners of those affected by alcohol addiction can intervene by helping them find rehabilitation services. While 12-step programs and inpatient rehabilitation are standard options, thanks to years of research, everyone can find a solution to help them reach sobriety.

10 Tips for Staying Sober During the Summer  

Gateway Foundation

For over 50 years, Gateway Foundation has been helping clients achieve freedom from addiction through our drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs. Summertime, with its longer days and pleasant weather, usually means more outdoor events and parties.

What to Expect From Virtual Addiction Treatment

Gateway Foundation

Our substance use disorder programs also include resources for your rehabilitation aftercare that starts the moment you complete your treatment plan, designed to help you maintain your progress and seek additional support if needed.

A Daughter's Dilemma

American Board of Clinical Social Work

She has been in and out of the hospital multiple times, close to death several times, and in rehabilitative and physical therapy services as well. Mami always told me, “when I’m no longer able to take care of myself, put me in a nursing home…my dignity is very important to me”. These words and personal preferences were shared, by my now 87 year-old Mother, close to twenty years ago. At the time, Mami was physically healthy, and her mind was clear and strong.

Hospice Billing Compliance: The Latest PEPPER Updates

Relias

PEPPER is a yearly report given to hospices, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation centers, and other U.S.

Violent offender treatment effectiveness: What we know and where to from here?

Society of Clinical Psychology

These people are often incarcerated or, for some who experience mental disorder, detained in secure hospitals for the purposes of incapacitation and rehabilitation. Rehabilitating serious violent adult offenders: an empirical and theoretical stocktake.

Threads of love: From He Died Waiting to They Died Waiting (and beyond)

Learning Social Worker

I started writing as part of my neuro-rehabilitation. It’s a year since He Died Waiting: Learning the lessons – a bereaved mother’s view of mental health service was launched. In this blog, I shall reflect on a year of change and surprises.

He Died Waiting: A book with a purpose

Learning Social Worker

I joined a creative writing group as part of my rehabilitation and Tim’s story flooded onto the page. In this blog, I shall tell you about my book that I have written in the hope of changing hearts, minds, and practice. I am pretty excited about the prospect of seeing my first book in print.

Untangling the threads: Using a stitched reflective journal to make sense of things.

Learning Social Worker

I love to write, and I wrote my book, He Died Waiting , as part of my rehabilitation, but I can only write for short periods.

Ideological Bias in Social Sciences and Implications for Clinical Practice

Society of Clinical Psychology

Dr. Nina Silander is a clinical rehabilitation psychologist practicing in the busiest rehabilitation hospital in the country, located in Jacksonville, FL.

Why You Shouldn’t Mix Alcohol and Caffeine  

Gateway Foundation

Your plan can involve goals such as completing detoxification in a rehabilitation program and starting counseling sessions to maintain your recovery.

Social Work Registration: Is it Necessary and How to Get it Done

Social Work Haven

Finally, social workers assist those undergoing rehabilitation or taking part in halfway houses or substance abuse programs. Social Work England (SWE) sets standards, holds a register, quality assures social work education and investigates complaints. Top 9 Social Work Books You Must Have in Your Library. The A – Z Guide of Social Work Registration. Some social work degree programs may only be offered through a university, college or higher education institute.

What I Learned About Navigating the Mental Health System

Beautiful Voyager

I begin looking further into more advanced rehabs, but research has shown me that I couldn’t find one mental rehabilitation center that accepted Medicaid or Medicare in the US. Photo by ali elliott. In my long and unavoidable experience with mental illnesses, I at first felt hopeful.

A Love Letter to Social Workers on the Front Lines of COVID-19

Social Work Synergy

I hear from another social worker- a student in a rehabilitation care agency- the kind that we see on the news where outbreaks spread like wildfires and cause a string of deaths. by Melanie Sage, LCSW, PhD.

Scholarship Recipients 2022

University of Connecticut

I have always been passionate about criminal justice reform and lowering our country’s recidivism rate through rehabilitative practices. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the School of Social Work is able to offer a number of scholarship opportunities to our BSW, MSW, and Ph.D.

Getting Better Outcomes from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Treatments

Society of Clinical Psychology

Social rehabilitation. Several effective treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) exist, yet nearly half of patients continue to have significant symptomatology after receiving them (e.g., Foa et al., 2018).

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Can Happiness Make Us Healthier? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

Society of Clinical Psychology

Prior to graduate school, Damian worked as a psychometrist, a volunteer firefighter, and provided cognitive rehabilitation and case management services for people living with brain injury. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention , 31 (3), 146–156.

Reflecting on the Effectiveness of Reflective Practice

Society of Clinical Psychology

She is currently working as a research assistant at Emory University, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, in the neuropsychology department.

How America Can Break the Cycle and Prevent Drug Abuse

Stop Abuse Campaign

When I shared that picture, she was somewhere in a cycle of jails, shelters, and rehabilitation facilities that dominated her adult life. ← Why we won't see Jeffrey Epstein's list and why it doesn't matter.

SMALL ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN FREQUENT CANNABIS USE AND COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION IN YOUTH APPEAR TO WANE AFTER BRIEF ABSTINENCE: RESULTS FROM A META-ANALYSIS

Society of Clinical Psychology

Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation , 2017 (8), 9–37. This SCP Blog by Dr. J. Cobb Scott discusses a recent meta-analysis published in JAMA Psychiatry that addressed the association between cannabis use and cognitive functioning in adolescents and young adults.