THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA NEUROPSYCHOLOGY FORUM
Welcomes you to:
Death and Dying: Neuropsychological Perspectives
with Michael L. Drexler, Ph.D.
In this presentation, Dr. Drexler will describe the death and dying process from a neuropsychological and neuroanatomical understanding. Participants will develop their knowledge of the death and dying experience of another person. In addition, participants will learn about articulating the death and dying experience from a neuropsychological perspective, as well as develop their understanding of approaches to working with dying individuals, their families, and their caregivers.
About Dr. Drexler
Dr. Drexler is the Director of the Telemental Health Section of the Mental Health Service, Workplace Violence Prevention Coordinator, and staff psychologist and neuropsychologist at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Prior roles at SFVAMC have included Clinical Director of the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center, Local Psychosocial Recovery Coordinator (LRC) for Severe Mental Illness, Geriatric Neuropsychologist and Geropsychologist. He supervises students at all levels in psychosocial rehabilitation, psychotherapy, behavioral approaches to challenging behaviors, neuropsychological assessment, and hospice care. He has also served as the Director of Neuropsychology Service, Program Director of Psychosocial Unit, Psychosocial Coordinator of the Dementia Cluster, and Hospice Consultant at facilities, including Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center Program. He has worked as the consulting neuropsychologist for Geriatric Services of San Francisco, Garfield Geropsychiatric Hospital in Oakland, Morton Bakar Geropsychiatric Center in Hayward, and Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco. His teaching appointments include Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF, Adjunct Professor of Neuropsychology and Neuropsychological Assessment at the California School of Professional Psychology of Alliant International University, Instructor in Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Geropsychology and Neuropsychology at UC Berkeley Extension, and is Lecturer, Level 6, teaching the Gerontology Focus courses at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, CA. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and board certified by the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association.
When: Wednesday, September 28th, 5-7pm
Location: California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP): San Francisco Campus 1 Beach Street, Suite 100, Rm. C100 San Francisco, CA 94133
APA and QME CEUs: 2
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