Neurocognitive Clinical Case Review Workshops (April – June, 2015)

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3 Continuing Education Credits are being offered for this workshop.

Learning Objectives

This workshop is designed to help you:

  1. Describe the brain mechanisms of neuropsychological disorders.
  2. Describe the cognitive characteristics of neuropsychological disorders.
  3. Explain the diagnostic process of neuropsychological disorders.
  4. Describe the psychometric tools available for neuropsychological diagnosis.

Bibliography

  1. Muriel Deutsch Lezak, Diane B. Howieson, Erin D. Bigler, Daniel Tranel (2012). Neuropsychological Assessment. Oxford University Press. Fifth edition.
  2. Michael W. Parsons and Thomas E. Hammeke. (2014). Clinical Neuropsychology: A Pocket Handbook for Assessment. American Psychological Association (APA); 3rd edition
  3. Kenneth M. Heilman, Edward Valenstein (2011) Clinical Neuropsychology, Oxford University Press, 5th edition
  4. Lisa D. Ravdin , Heather L. Katzen (2014) Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia. Springer
  5. John C. Marshall, Jennifer M. Gurd , Udo Kischka (2012) The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology, Oxford University Press
  6. Lee Ashendorf (Editor), Rod Swenson, David J. Libon (2013) The Boston Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment: A Practitioner’s Guide. Oxford University Press

About the Moderator

The clinical case review workshops are moderated by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP (wikipedia) with the participation of additional select faculty. Elkhonon Goldberg is a clinical neuropsychologist with more than 30 years of experience. Goldberg’s own clinical practice spans the whole range of neuropsychological disorders, including traumatic brain injury, dementias, neurodevelopmental disorders, and forensic neuropsychology. Goldberg has authored several books and published a number of research papers in peer-reviewed journals. Goldberg is also a sought-after educator who lectures worldwide. He was a Visiting Professor at Hebrew University of Jerusalem,University of Sydney and has taught at other major universities worldwide. He has mentored a number of students and post-doctoral trainees, many of whom have become prominent neuropsychologists and neuroscientists in their own right. Elkhonon Goldberg is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurology of New York University School of Medicine and a Diplomate of The American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology. He is a recipient of The Copernicus Prize for his “contributions to interdisciplinary dialogue between neurosciences and neuropsychology, and the Tempos Hominis medal for international medical sciences education.” He is a foreign member of The Venetian Institute of Science, Literature and Arts. His books The Executive Brain(2001), The Wisdom Paradox(2005), and The New Executive Brain(2009) have been translated into close to 20 languages. He co-authored (with Alvaro Fernandez) The SharpBrains Guide to Cognitive Fitness and is the Chief Scientific Adviser of www.sharpbrains.com. Elkhonon Goldberg was a student and close associate of Alexander Luria, one of the “founding fathers” of neuropsychology as a scientific discipline.

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Continuing Education Credits (CE Credits)

3 CE Credits are being offered for each workshop.

Continuing Education is being offered through PsychoEducational Resources, Inc. (PER).

PER is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PER maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

PER is approved as a provider for continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards, 400 South Ridge Parkway, Suite B, Culpepper, VA 22701. www.aswb.org. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. The following recognize the ASWB program: AK, AL, AZ, CT, DC, DE, GA, ID, IN, IA, KY, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, MT, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, and WY.
*** Please note that we are not an approved provider with the New York State Education Department and cannot offer CEs to NY Social Workers.

PER is approved as a Continuing Education Provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #374.

PER maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For additional CE information please call PER at 800-892-9249 or e-mail support@per-ce.net.

To receive CE Certification you must complete the entire program, a post program quiz, and an evaluation of the program.

CE Certifications will be mailed out approximately 3-4 weeks after the conclusion of the program.

COURSE OUTLINE AND SPECIFIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Listed separately under each course description.

TARGETED AUDIENCE: All levels of mental health professionals can benefit from the program.

INSTRUCTOR AND HIS/HER CREDENTIALS: See CV here.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: If you have a special needs question or concern please contact Luria Neuroiscience Institute at 800-906-5866.

GRIEVANCES: If you have a grievance please contact Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D. at 800-906-5866 or eg@lninstitute.org.