- Dec. 16, 2010 -
Lash and Associates Publishing, leading publisher of brain injury resources for adults, children and veterans, has announced the release of a new book by noted psychologist and author, Dr. Harvey Jacobs. Titled, Understanding Everybody's Behavior After Brain Injury: Don't "Don't", this innovative and comprehensive book is written for families, staff, clinicians, advocates and therapists. It approaches effective behavior changes as a process that involves collaboration and coordination by all involved parties. This book explains that problem behavior can also occur when other people, places, and programs do not understand a person's unique abilities. Jacobs' new book offers better solutions to help resolve brain trauma related behavioral issues. Dr. Jacobs' emphasis on the "dos" over the "don'ts" offers tremendous benefits for everyone. For starters, it recognizes the dignity, rights and responsibilities of everyone involved. It also recognizes each participant as a full and valued person rather than a problem. The accompanying workbook has exercises that promote wellbeing by strongly emphasize people's abilities.
Visit Lash and Associates Publishing/Training website http://www.lapublishing.com/brain-behavior-training
to read more about this book and to purchase online. Orders can also be placed by calling their Orders Department at (919) 556-0300.
Along with expertise in brain injury, Dr. Jacobs' other current interests include severe behavior dysfunction;
rehabilitation outcomes research; vocational rehabilitation;
family systems; staff training; and community integration. Throughout his practice, Dr. Jacobs has worked with diverse ages, ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. He has a special interest in organizational and systems management relative to developing and operating comprehensive programming in both business and clinical settings.
Dr. Jacobs is a partner in Lash and Associates Publishing/Training Inc. which creates practical educational and training materials for care givers, direct care staff and other persons assisting individuals who experience disability, as well as families and survivors. He can be contacted via email at harveyjacobs@
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Lash and Associates Publishing/Training, Inc. is the leading publisher of brain injury books and resources for adults, children and veterans.