Neurocognitive Clinical Case Review: A Mental Health Workshop (January – May, 2014)


Seminars by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP

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.

Fees: $2,250 for the 5-day sequence.

Location: Park Lane Hotel, 36 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019.

Dates: January 26, 2014; February 23; March 23; April 27; May 25, 2014 (all Sundays).

Time: 8am – 6pm (with a lunch break and two short breaks).

About Your Instructor

Theseries of mental health seminars will be providedby Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP (wikipedia) with the participation of additional select faculty. Elkhonon Goldberg is a highly versatile 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 influential 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 TheVenetian Institute of Science, Literature and Arts. His booksThe Executive Brain(2001),The Wisdom Paradox(2005), andThe 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 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)

CE credits are being offered through PsychoEducational Resources, Inc. (PER).

Forty-Five (45) Continuing Education credits (CE credits) are being offered for this course.

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.

PER is approved as a provider for continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards, 400 South Ridge Parkway, Suite B, Culpepper, ASWB Approval Period:

4/15/12 – 4/15/15. 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, NJ, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, and WY.

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 these trainings and their content. For additional CE information please call PER at 800-892-9249 or

To receive CE Certification you must complete the entire training and an evaluation of the training.

CE Certifications will be mailed out approximately 3-4 weeks after the conclusion of each of the training.
Learning objectives for this course in the format required by accreditation organizations are shown below.

Learning objectives for training:

  1. Describe the major features of a clinical interview.
  2. Describe the main types of neurocognitive assessments.
  3. Explain how to integrate the findings of clinical interview, neurocognitive assessment, and other diagnostic modalities.
  4. Describe the major diagnostic and differential diagnostic issues in traumatic brain injury.
  5. Describe the major diagnostic and differential diagnostic issues in dementias.
  6. Describe the major diagnostic and differential diagnostic issues in cerebrovascular disorders.
  7. Describe the major diagnostic and differential diagnostic issues in neurodevelopmental disorders.
  8. Describe the major diagnostic and differential diagnostic issues in neuropsychiatric disorders.
  9. Describe the major diagnostic and differential diagnostic issues in seizure disorders.
  10. Describe the major diagnostic and differential diagnostic issues in infectious encephalopathies.