Neurocognitive Clinical Case Review Workshops (September – December, 2015)


The review is offered in the form of interactive small group workshops intended for the professionals actively involved in the diagnosis and treatment of neurocognitive disorders. Peer review of challenging and interesting clinical cases is an indispensable part of professional education and growth. Luria Neuroscience Institute is pleased to provide a forum for such reviews. Participants will have an opportunity to present their own challenging clinical cases, as well as to discuss cases presented by other group members and didactic cases presented by the group moderator. Clinical cases representing a wide range of neurocognitive disorders will be addressed.
Attendance is limited to allow active audience participation and discussion.
The meetings are 3-hour long each, offered on weekdays and weekends.
The fee for one meeting $300; for two $500; for three $600; for four $700.

3 Continuing Education Credits are being offered for this workshop. The participant will be able to print out the certificate immediately after filling out a short evaluation form. There is a separate $15 processing fee charged by CE credit sponsor R. Cassidy Seminars.


315 West 57th Street, Suite 401, NY 10019

Dates and Times

September 2015

  • Saturday, September 19, 10 am – 1 pm
  • Saturday, September 19, 2 pm – 5 pm
  • Sunday, September 20, 9 am – 12 noon
  • Sunday, September 20, 1 pm – 4 pm

October 2015

  • Saturday, October 17, 10 am – 1 pm
  • Saturday, October 17, 2 pm – 5 pm
  • Sunday, October 18, 9 am – 12 noon
  • Sunday, October 18, 1 pm – 4 pm

November 2015

  • Saturday, November 14, 10 am – 1 pm
  • Saturday, November 14, 2 pm – 5 pm
  • Sunday, November 15, 9 am – 12 noon
  • Sunday, November 15, 1 pm – 4 pm

December 2015

  • Saturday, December 12, 10 am – 1 pm
  • Saturday, December 12, 2 pm – 5 pm
  • Sunday, December 13, 9 am – 12 noon
  • Sunday, December 13, 1 pm – 4 pm

Target Audience

Psychologists, Neuropsychologists, Psychiatrists, Neurologists, Cognitive Neuroscientists, Social Workers, and other clinicians and researchers.

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.


  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 Elkhonon Goldberg was a student and close associate of Alexander Luria, one of the “founding fathers” of neuropsychology as a scientific discipline.

See CV here.

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Continuing Education Credits (CE Credits)

3 CE Credits are being offered for each workshop
This event is co-sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars. The participant will be able to print out the certificate immediately after filling out a short evaluation form. There is a separate $15 processing fee charged by CE credit sponsor R. Cassidy Seminars.

Satisfactory Completion
Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.

R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. 3.0 CE hours per section.

Social Workers
This organization, R. Cassidy Seminars, ACE provider #1082, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) (, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Approval period: April 15, 2015 – April 15, 2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 3.0 continuing education clinical, social work clock hours.
NJ: This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards – ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #31 Course #529 from 09/04/2015 to 09/04/2017. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Clinical Social Work Practice 3.
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for 3 contact hours live (per session).
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for 3.0 clock hours, #RCST110701.

Counselors / Marriage and Family Therapists
IL: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141. 3.0 hours.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for 3.0 clock hours, #RCST110701.
TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. Provider #151. 3.0 CE hours.

Chemical Dependency Counselors
Provider approved by NAADAC Approved Education Provider Program for 3.0 contact hours. Approval #000654.
CA: Provider approved by CFAAP/CAADAC, Provider #4N-00-434-0212 for CEHs. CAADAC is an ICRC member which has reciprocity with most ICRC member states.
TX: Provider approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider No. 1749-06, 3.0 hours general and/or 3.0 hours (specific specialization), expires 3/31/2016. Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax Number (512) 476-7297.

IL: Provider approved by the Illinois State Board of Certification #080304164719171. 3.0 CE hours.
TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider with the Texas Education Agency CPE# 501456. This course is 3.0 CE Hours.

(Some Nursing Boards are reciprocal with other states – check your board to confirm)
CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CeP12224, for 3.0 contact hours.

(Some Dental Boards are reciprocal with other states – check your board to confirm)
CA: R. Cassidy Seminars is a provider approved by the Dental Board of California as a registered provider of continuing education. RP# 4874. 3.0 CE Hours.

Occupational Therapists
R. Cassidy Seminars is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider No. 6782. This course is offered for CE Clock Hours (1 Clock Hour = .1 AOTA CEUs). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Speech and Language Pathologists
This activity may be used to meet the ASHA certification maintenance requirement if you determine that (1) the content is relevant to your area of practice and your practice setting and (2) you are in your 3-year maintenance interval. You do not need prior approval from ASHA to use this activity. The activity is offered for 3.0 Certification Maintenance Hours (CMH), and you will be provided with the appropriate documentation of attendance. For more information on acceptable activities and your record keeping responsibilities, contact ASHA at 800-498-2071 or

Disability Access
If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 10 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification. If you have a special needs question or concern please contact Luria Neuroiscience Institute at 800-906-5866 or

If a participant is not satisfied with the program and explains why, a full refund will be issued upon request made within 30 days of registration. Please contact us at 800-906-5866 or

Please Note
Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.