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Understanding Neuropsychological Assessment and Developmental Disorders: Assessment and Treatment Considerations

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:00am to 12:15pm

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This is a live interactive webinar. Registered participants will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to join the workshop.

Presenters: Dr. Natasha Ludwig, PhD, and Dr. Rowena Ng, PhD

CEUs/Category: 3.0 Cat. 1 CEUs

Course Description: Neuropsychological assessment supports understanding of the developmental disorders, level of cognitive and social functioning, and symptoms of each individual and their capacity to engage with services. This session will provide an overview of what neuropsychological assessment is and the principles that guide it. Examples of assessment and their interpretation will be provided. The session will also discuss intellectual, behavioral and social functioning associated with autism spectrum disorder, Williams syndrome, and intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), and will provide practical treatment considerations to use when customizing interventions to address the everyday concerns and questions of individuals and their families across different groups and cultures.

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Learning Objectives: This workshop is designed to help participants:
1. Demonstrate understanding of what neuropsychological assessment is and appropriate referral questions to ask.
2. Describe commonly used neuropsychological tests and how to understand the scores.
3. Describe the intellectual, behavioral and social functioning associated with autism spectrum disorder, Williams syndrome and I/DD.
4. Utilize practical treatment considerations when customizing interventions to address the everyday concerns and questions of individuals and their families.

Target Populations:

  • Counselors
  • Educators
  • Occupational therapists
  • Organizational leaders
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Parents/caregivers
  • Physical therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Speech/language therapists
  • Students
  • Support and other school staff members

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for this program. Kennedy Krieger Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Kennedy Krieger Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 3.0 Continuing Education Credits (Category 1) will be granted to social workers and licensed psychologists. A Certificate of Attendance will be made available for all other disciplines. No conflicts have been identified (this includes commercial support and research grants/funding). The registration fees include: $55 registration fee will be charged for professionals, $15 registration for parents/caregivers/individuals with disabilities, and $10 for students/trainees workshop registrations.

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Make check payable to: Kennedy Krieger Institute (In note section write "MCDD SLS Training")

Mail check to: Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Attn: MCDD Training Program, 7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, MD 21244
 
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Cancellation Policy:  Refund requests must be received by fax 443-923-9570 or e-mail Training.MCDD@kennedykrieger.org 7 business days before the training. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Maryland Center for Developmental Disability at Kennedy Krieger Institute reserves the right to cancel any of its workshops due to unforeseen circumstances. In this event, we will refund the registration fee only and not additional costs associated with attending the workshop. Should you have any questions, call 443-923-5555.