Aug 14, 2019
Jerry Hoepner, a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin –
Eau Claire, speaks with Ian Kneebone about our roles in addressing
mental health concerns among individuals with aphasia.
Ian Kneebone is head of discipline within the
discipline of Clinical Psychology in the Graduate School of Health
at the University of Technology – Sydney. Professor Kneebone has
made many contributions to clinical psychology and care of older
people, specifically with those who experience depression and
anxiety after stroke and other neurogenic diseases, including
aphasia. In recent years, part of his work has included
collaborations with several speech-language pathology researchers
in addressing psychosocial consequences and interventions for
persons with aphasia
In today’s episode you will:
Learn about common mental health concerns among individuals with
Learn about the role of speech-language pathologists and other
professionals in the stepped model of care.
Learn about Ian Kneebone’s past and current collaborations with
researchers examining mental health and aphasia (e.g., Aphasia
Center for Research Excellence, the ASK project).
Learn how increasing participation in personally relevant and
meaningful activities can have positive effects on mood.
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