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Trr anne hughson u of c 2014 prezi format

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Power Point version of Val's Trauma, Rehab and Recovery presentation at the University of Calgary -- Community Rehabilitation Practice; February 6, 2014

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Trr anne hughson u of c 2014 prezi format

  1. 1. Community Rehabilitation Practice Trauma, Rehabilitation and Recovery – ~ Keep Your Fork ~ Val Lougheed Northern Lights Canada Real Work * Real People * Real Results 1-800-361-4642 * www.northernlightscanada.ca * vlougheed@northernlightscanada.ca
  2. 2. “You don’t want your impairments to define you – you want them to inform you.” (Hanita Dagan, personal communication, 2005)
  3. 3. www.slideshare.net/vlougheed #NLCAN www.northernlightscanada.ca/about/about-vallougheed/be-still
  4. 4. Agenda • Beginning … • Middle … • End …
  5. 5. Community Rehabilitation Practice 1. What does it mean to recover? 2. What can I do to recover and return to a life that includes work? 3. What can we do to facilitate recovery and a return to work?
  6. 6. Rated PG-113 People Strongly Cautioned! May contain bad language, brief nudity, sexual overtones, and drug usage.
  7. 7. Beginning 1978
  8. 8. Sept. 9, 2003 - morning
  9. 9. Sept. 9 – p.m.
  10. 10. Sept. 15 2003 – Jan. 19 2004 Journey Back to Life
  11. 11. Starting Point February 2004 – Present
  12. 12. March 2004 The Re-organization of Self
  13. 13. “In the aftermath of traumatic life events … [the] sense of self has been shattered.” (Herman, 1992, p. 61) “An existential crisis …” (Hanita Dagan, personal communication, 2005)
  14. 14. A Foothold 1 st Neuropsychological Assessment June 2004 -- Results • Mild – moderate ABI • Depressed (dysphoria) • Working memory problems • Hiding pain
  15. 15. Losing My Grip My IWRP August 2004
  16. 16. Rescued in the Valley of Despair Head Injury Program Oct. – Dec. 2004
  17. 17. GRTW – The Plan Jan. 3 – Feb. 7, 2005 (5 weeks)
  18. 18. 3rd Neuropsychological Assessment August 2005 -- Calgary • Mild – moderate ABI • Good prognosis • Post-Traumatic amnesia • Pain? • Depression? • “Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety and Depressed Mood”
  19. 19. Pain, Trauma, Depression, ABI Symptom Overlap (co-morbidity) (Michael Sullivan, Centre for Research on Pain and Disability, McGill University, September, 2006)
  20. 20. Oct. 3 – Dec. 11
  21. 21. Pain Research Patrick Wall (physiologist) Ronald Melzack (psychologist)
  22. 22. Rehab & Recovery “In every encounter, basic trust is in question.” ( Herman, 1992, p. 92) “Survivors feel unsafe in their bodies – and in any relationship with other people.” (Herman, 1992, p. 160)
  23. 23. Trauma Personal Experience I trust (love, feel safe with, will try hard for) people who: • Listen to me • Understand me • Respect me • Are competent
  24. 24. Psychoimmunoendocrine Network Candace Pert, 1997; pp. 171 -- 179
  25. 25. VIDEO CLIP Story of Paul Bach-y-Rita’s dad Paul Bach-y-rita Neuroplasticity Video Clip; link to Neuroplasticity – YouTube; bren49764 00 – 2:20
  26. 26. Neuroplasticity - 1969 Paul Bach-y-Rita – 1934 – 2006 Scientist and Rehab Doctor
  27. 27. METHODS OF HELPING
  28. 28. Body-Mind Connection “The words and attitudes of others … are potent. They help or hex healing and recovery.” “ Expectations are powerful.” (Bolen, 1996; p. 94)
  29. 29. VIDEO CLIP Esther Sternberg Dr. Esther Sternberg Demo Reel – YouTube; 00 -- .36
  30. 30. Cortisol and Immune Cells Sternberg, 2001; p. 112
  31. 31. Scaling the Canyon
  32. 32. Waskesiu Sept., 2005
  33. 33. Breast Cancer Reconstructive Surgery March 2006
  34. 34. Convocation M.Ed. -- June 2006
  35. 35. Back in “a” Saddle September 2007 • Officially change role/ title • Re-organize NL • Work part-time
  36. 36. Community Rehabilitation Practice Resilience  Ability to return to original form after being bent (bounce back) Thriving in constant change, ability to be: • Flexible • Creative • Adaptable • Learn from experience http://www.resiliencycenter.com/articles/5levels.shtml
  37. 37. Community Rehabilitation Practice Rehabilitation (habiter – to live inside) “Rehabilitation is the learning to live inside not only one’s body, however it is after an injury or illness, but inside one’s very being.” (Kabat-Zinn, in Meili, 2003; p. 241)
  38. 38. Community Rehabilitation Practice Recovery Curing Focus on the illness/ impairment [outside] Healing Focus on the person [inside] Crombez, October; 2003
  39. 39. Be Still
  40. 40. Community Rehabilitation Practice 1. What does it mean to recover? 2. What can I do to recover and return to a life that includes work? 3. What can we do to facilitate recovery and a return to work?
  41. 41. Keep Your Fork
  42. 42. Northern Lights Canada is a person-centred organization committed to providing innovative, responsive links to real work. We offer 4 major divisions of service: • Vocational Rehabilitation Services • Employment Services • Employer Services • Corporate Training For more information, please contact us: 1-800-361-4642 www.northernlightscanada.ca
  43. 43. Voc Rehab Canada (VRCAN) is a national consortium of experienced regional vocational rehabilitation companies. VRCAN provides customers with single-point access to VR services anywhere they are needed in Canada, whether on an individual service or contract basis. Member companies include: Argus Management Consultants, Inc. Sandra Preeper & Associates Advantage Rehabilitation Consultants Ltd. Rehabilitation Alternatives Limited / Vocational Alternatives Software OPTIMA Rehabilitation CVE Inc. Northern Lights Canada Occupational Rehabilitation Group of Canada (ORGOC) Western Rehabilitation Specialists Inc. Diversified Rehabilitation Group Genesis Rehabilitation Ltd. Rehabilitation Focus For more information, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-361-4642

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