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Tuesday, September 19 • 9:15am - 10:30am
Delivering and Measuring the Outcomes of Cognitive Remediation Across Clinical Settings

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Cognitive remediation therapy (CRT) is widely disseminated and has become commonplace. Meta-analyses of the efficacy of CRT have generally concluded that CRT offers statistically significant, but small, effects in several different conditions including schizophrenia, major depression, traumatic brain injury and stroke, and mild cognitive impairment. However, these reviews have also suggested that CRT improves cognitive performance, but not functional skills. Combining skills training programs and functional skills training leads to systematic functional gains, particularly in terms of employment as an outcome. Topics that will be communicated and discussed in this session include: Who benefits from CRT (age and diagnosis, early course vs. chronic)? How is CRT best delivered (in person/over the internet)? What additional skills training should be offered? How are outcomes measured? Are there different strategies required for public sector and private rehabilitation services?


Speakers
avatar for Raymond Kotwicki, MD, MPH

Raymond Kotwicki, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer, Skyland Trail | | Raymond Kotwicki, MD, MPH, is Chief Medical Officer at Skyland Trail, a nationally acclaimed private, non-profit residential and day treatment facility for adults with mental illnesses in Atlanta, Georgia. In this role, Dr. Kotwicki oversees... Read More →
avatar for Richard Keefe, PhD

Richard Keefe, PhD

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Professor, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, Duke University School of Medicine | | Richard Keefe, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neurosciences at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina... Read More →
avatar for Philip D. Harvey, PhD

Philip D. Harvey, PhD

Leonard M. Miller Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,University of Miami Miller School of Medicine | | Philip D. Harvey, PhD is Leonard M. Miller Professor of Psychiatry and director of the Division of Psychology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and... Read More →
avatar for Alice Medalia, PhD

Alice Medalia, PhD

Clinical Director, Cognitive Health Services, New York State Office of Mental Health; Professor of Medical Psychology, Columbia University Medical Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons | | Alice Medalia, PhD is a Professor and Director of Psychiatric Rehabilitation... Read More →


Tuesday September 19, 2017 9:15am - 10:30am
Hall E-3 The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70130