This course will review executive functions and their association with activities of daily living. The course will describe traditional and non-traditional evidence-based assessments and cognitive rehabilitation interventions.
This course is part of the OT Neuro Series.
Course created on September 12, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the concept of executive functions and its importance to activities of daily living.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify information about traditional and non-traditional assessments designed to assess executive functions.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe evidence of the efficacy of current intervention programs.
|5-15 Minutes||Define executive functions and describe its association with activities of daily living|
|15-35 Minutes||Describe assessments of executive functions|
|35-40 Minutes||Describe the connection between what is found in assessments and everyday life|
|40-55 Minutes||Describe interventions to treat executive functions|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Yael Goverover, PhD, OTR/L
Dr. Goverover is an associate professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in New York University. Her main research interests focus on cognitive and functional impairments resulting from brain injuries. Dr. Goverover studied cognitive components and their associations with activities of daily living and participation in individuals with brain injuries and persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). Her current interests include developing interventions aimed at improving everyday functioning and quality of life in individuals with brain injuries and MS. She received the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Fellowship award, National Multiple Sclerosis Society grants, and BioGen IDEC grants to support her studies related to improving learning and memory of functional tasks in MS, developing assessment of functional cognition, and study the functional implication of cognitive impairments in MS. Dr. Goverover graduated with a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Tel Aviv University in Israel in 1993 and then completed a master’s program (with honors) in developmental psychology and educational counseling from Tel Aviv University in 1996. In 2002, she graduated with a doctor of philosophy degree in occupational therapy from NYU. Dr. Goverover is currently a visiting professor at the Neuropsychology & Neuroscience Laboratory of Kessler Foundation.
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