What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation and How Can it Help?
Dr. Sherrie AllSpeaker Bio
Neuropsychological testing can help health care providers, families, and individuals understand changes in thinking skills such as memory and attention, and this type of evaluation helps assist with diagnosis and treatment planning. This presentation will discuss different areas of cognitive functioning (e.g., memory, attention, language), how they are assessed with neuropsychological testing and the benefits of measuring cognitive health.
- Social Workers
- Participants will be able to articulate at least 2 details about what a neuropsychological assessment entails.
- Participants will be able to describe why “just getting a brain scan” often isn’t “enough.”
- Participants will be able to list 1-2 ways in which neuropsychological assessments are useful.
This program has been approved for 1 CE clock hour by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.
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Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
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