Table 1

Content of GMT sessions for both treatment arms
Session Contents
1 Providing information about training;
Providing information about cognitive functioning after acquired brain injury in general with an emphasis on executive impairments;
Increasing awareness of individual executive dysfunction;
Preparing the setting of two individual treatment goals
2 Setting two individual chosen treatment goals (i)ADL tasks);
Filling out the Goal Attainment Scale forms for each treatment goal
GMT-errorless learning Conventional GMT-treatment
3 Defining steps concerning treatment goal 1 using cue cards and other errorless learning techniques General information about GMT and the GMT algorithm
4 Defining steps concerning treatment goal 2 using cue cards and other errorless learning techniques Filling out GMT scheme by participant concerning treatment goal 1
5 Performance of the steps concerning treatment goal 1 using errorless learning techniques Filling out GMT scheme by participant concerning treatment goal 2
6 Performance of the steps concerning treatment goal 2 using errorless learning techniques Performance of treatment goal 1 according to the GMT algorithm
7 Integrating the steps of treatment goal 1 into the GMT algorithm using errorless learning techniques; Performance of treatment goal 2 according to the GMT algorithm
Performance of treatment goal 1 according to the GMT algorithm using errorless learning techniques
8 Integrating the steps of treatment goal 2 into the GMT algorithm using errorless learning techniques; Improvement of GMT schemes concerning one or both of the treatment goals and/or practicing performance of one or both of the treatment goals
Performance of treatment goal 2 according to the GMT algorithm using errorless learning techniques

Note. Sessions 1 and 2 are the same for both conditions.

Bertens et al.

Bertens et al. BMC Neurology 2013 13:64   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-13-64

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