Clinical Neuropsychology Primer for Clinical Psychologists (3 CE’s)
Presented by Robert L. Denney, Psy.D.
Wednesday, July 11th, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Course Description and Target Audience
This workshop will focus on the nature of clinical neuropsychology, with an emphasis on how general clinical practitioners can better understand neuropsychological methods and reports. The course will cover a quick functional neuroanatomy overview with emphasis on cognitive functioning. Common neuropsychological tests will be presented with particular emphasis on neurocognitive screening measures, such as the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS). There are no known risks associated with this presentation.
The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).
- Participants will understand and be able to describe the nature of clinical neuropsychology and the specialty’s basic training requirements.
- Participants will be able to describe the basic functional neuroanatomical bases for important areas of cognitive function.
- Participants will be able to list the most commonly used neuropsychology measures.
- Participants will demonstrate the knowledge required to administer and interpret the RBANS in a rudimentary manner.
Robert L Denney, Psy.D., is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist, who has practiced in the field for over 20 years. He has published and presented in the field of forensic neuropsychology numerous times and has also testified as an expert witness in the area of neuropsychology and neuroimaging. Dr. Denney has taught neuroanatomy and neuropsychology at the graduate level for 15 years. He is a fellow of APA Division 40, clinical neuropsychology and past president of the National Academy of Neuropsychology.
*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.