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Table 3 Overview of components of the 3-day training course

From: Promoting psychosocial well-being following stroke: study protocol for a randomized, controlled trial

Main component Lecture topic Type of training
Understanding stroke survivor’s every-day challenges Living with stroke Educational video, group discussion
Theoretical underpinnings of the intervention Introduction to the intervention’s essential ideas and philosophy underpinning the intervention Lecture
  Psychosocial issues following stroke Lecture
Understanding challenges and changes for work-aged stroke survivors Lecture
Bodily changes following stroke Lecture
Gendered perspectives on stroke Lecture
Aphasia and living life with language impediments Lecture
The aphasic storyteller Lecture
Supported conversations for adults with aphasia Lecture
When things become incomprehensible: Cognitive and other invisible changes following stroke Lecture
Ethical considerations in the role as guide Lecture
Guided self-determination and the role as guide using the intervention’s metaphor Lecture
Guided self-determination Presentation of the intervention’s work sheets Lecture
  Presentation of the intervention’s work sheets Practical exercise, roleplay, group discussion
Supported conversation for adults with aphasia Supported conversations for adults with aphasia Practical exercise
  Using the work sheets and different approaches to communication Lecture, practical exercise
Documentation Using log notes Lecture, group discussion
General discussion and reflection Throughout the program Group discussion