Courses


Luria Neuroscience Institute announces three mental health courses about the brain and the mind by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP. You can download the courses brochure here: Mental Health Courses (PDF file, 760Kb).

Brain and Cognition: A Cognitive Neuroscience Lecture Series

Forty-Five (45) Continuing Education credits are being offered for this course.
Dates: January 11; February 8; March 8; April 12; May 10, 2014 (all Saturdays).
Time: 8am - 6pm (with a lunch break and two short breaks).
Location: Park Lane Hotel, 36 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019.
Fees: $495 for a one-day admission (student registration is also available).

This course is a sequence of cognitive neuroscience lectures covering a wide range of topics on the relationship between the brain and the mind. The lecture series is intended for the mental health professionals concerned with brain health and brain disorders: psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, cognitive neuroscientists, and other clinicians and researchers. Brain mechanisms of major cognitive functions will be reviewed, as well as the major neurocognitive disorders. While this is primarily a lecture sequence, the number of the course participants will be kept intentionally relatively small to enable active audience participation. The topics covered in this mental health seminar are listed below. They will be addressed in the course of five day-long lectures (8am-6pm with a lunch break), offered one day a month, January-May 2014.


Major Neurocognitive Disorders: A Clinical Neuropsychology Lecture Series

Forty-Five (45) Continuing Education credits are being offered for this course.
Dates: January 25; February 22; March 22; April 26, May 24, 2014 (all Saturdays).
Time: 8am - 6pm (with a lunch break and two short breaks).
Location: Park Lane Hotel, 36 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019.
Fees: $495 for a one-day admission (student registration is also available).

This course is a lecture series covering a wide range of topics on major brain disorders affecting cognition. The course is intended for the professionals concerned with brain health and brain disorders: psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, cognitive neuroscientists, and other clinicians and researchers. Brain mechanisms and cognitive characteristics of several major disorders affecting cognition will be reviewed. While this is primarily a lecture sequence, the number of participants will be kept intentionally relatively small to enable active audience participation. The topics covered in this mental health seminar are listed below. They will be addressed in the course of five day-long lectures (8am-6pm with a lunch break), offered one day a month, January-May 2014.


Neurocognitive Clinical Case Review: A Mental Health Workshop

Forty-Five (45) Continuing Education credits are being offered for this course.
Dates: January 26; February 23; March 23; April 27; May 25, 2014 (all Sundays).
Time: 8am - 6pm (with a lunch break and two short breaks).
Location: Park Lane Hotel, 36 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019.
Fees: $2,250 for the 5-day sequence.

This series of mental health seminars is offered in the form of an informal group discussion. The mental health seminars are intended for professionals actively involved in the diagnosis and treatment of neurocognitive disorders: psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, etc. Discussion group participants will have an opportunity to present their own challenging clinical cases, as well as to discuss representative cases presented by the group moderator. Clinical cases representing a wide range of neurocognitive disorders will be addressed. These will dementias, traumatic brain injury, cerebrovascular disorders, neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders, and others. The number of participants will be kept relatively small to enable active participation and discussion by every group member. The discussion group will convene once a month for a full day (8am-6pm with a lunch break) for five consecutive sessions, one day a month, January - May 2014.

Continuing Education Credits (CE credits)

Continuing Education credits (CE credits) are being offered through PsychoEducational Resources, Inc. (PER). Forty-Five (45) Continuing Education credits (CE credits) are being offered for each of the three courses in neuroscience and neuropsychology. 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 an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and a co-sponsor of this program. PER may award  NBCC approved clock hours for programs that meet NBCC requirements (Approval # 5536). Please check with your state counseling board to see if they accept the NBCC providership.

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