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The CRBI at the University of Copenhagen

A Participant—Therapist Perspective
  • Carla Caetano
  • Anne-Lise Christensen
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)

Abstract

The Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury (CRBI) is a postacute, holistic rehabilitation day program, of approximately 4 months duration, where 15 patients (referred to as students) participate in a combination of individual and group activities. The program is holistic and neuropsychological in orientation, allows for individualized goal setting, uses interdisciplinary planning and treatment, and provides a therapeutic milieu that addresses cognitive, emotional, and social concerns. See Christensen and Caetano (1999), Christensen and Teasdale (1998), and Trexler and Helmke (1996), for an extensive description of these types of programs.

Keywords

Brain Injury Executive Functioning Task Completion Anterior Choroidal Artery Therapeutic Milieu 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carla Caetano
    • 1
  • Anne-Lise Christensen
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Rehabilitation of Brain InjuryUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagen SDenmark

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