Neuropsychological Assessment (3 CE’s)

Presented by April Krowel, Ph.D.

April 5th,   8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Instructional Level

Advanced

Course Description and Target Audience

This course is a primer on neuropsychological assessment and testing. The presentation is for traditional psychologists/psychotherapists to explore basic neurological conditions including dementia and traumatic brain injury. There are no known risks to this course.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).

Learning Objectives

  • Describe basic domains of neuropsychological assessment (i.e. memory, executive functions, etc.)
  • Decribe types of brain/neurologic injury
  • Explain Traumatic Brain injury (TBI) and TBI assessment
  • Explain dementia and dementia assessment

 

Presenter Information

April Krowel, Ph.D., completed her APA internship on neuropsychology at VA Illiana Heath Care System, which adhered to Houston Guidelines for board certification in neuropsychology. She was recently licensed as a psychologist. Since September 2017, Dr. Krowel has been a Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow at the Brain Performance and Psychology Center. Evaluations included primarily outpatient assessment of cognitive impairments related to dementia, movement disorders, traumatic brain injury, learning and attention disorders, substance use disorders, medical comorbidities, and psychiatric illnesses. She provides therapy services to primarily adults and geriatrics related to stress management, anxiety, depression, post-brain injury concerns, veteran-related issues (such as reintegration/transition, PTSD), and end-of-life concerns.

*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.