American College of Professional Neuropsychology
ACPN Workshop: Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment
Thursday, May 24, 2012,
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
This workshop will focus on various aspects of neuropsychological assessment as an introduction to this area. Clinical neuropsychology is an applied science which is concerned with the relationship between the brain and behavior. It integrates the fields of clinical psychology and behavioral neurology and attempts to evaluated individuals suspected of having focal or diffuse brain dysfunction. Neuropsychological assessment utilizes specialized psychological tests to evaluate a wide variety of cognitive functions and behaviors that are dependent on the structural and functional integrity of the brain.