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Cognitive rehabilitation following acquired brain injury
Management and rehabilitation during posttraumatic amnesia


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Dr Jessica Trevena-Peters is a Clinical Neuropsychologist, Occupational Therapist, Lecturer in the School of Psychological Sciences at Monash University, and researcher at the Monash Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre. She has an extensive clinical background working as both an Occupational Therapist and Clinical Neuropsychologist in rehabilitation following acquired brain injury. She is a lecturer within the Neuropsychology program at Monash University, leading the training of neurorehabilitation. Clinical utility is paramount to her research, focused on developing, evaluating and implementing rehabilitation and intervention approaches following acquired brain injury to improve evidence-based practice for clinicians, early recovery and longer-term outcomes for clients, and close others’ experience.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Traumatic brain injury - Rehabilitation
  • Brain injury rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Post-traumatic amnesia