1. Learn to evaluate the linguistic, cultural, immigration, and acculturation backgrounds of their patients and utilize these factors to inform their neuropsychological services.
2. Identify the advantages, disadvantages, and ethical considerations involved in various modes of language communication in assessment, including use of live interpreters, phone or video interpreters, bilingual psychometrists/interpreters.
3. Identify principles of test translation/adaptation; means of finding, evaluating, acquiring, and using non-English tests; and pragmatic and ethical approaches to evaluation when only suboptimal tests are available.
Northern California Neuropsychology Forum
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