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Northern California Neuropsychology Forum

Supervision Series in Neuropsychological Evaluations (Three Sessions)

  • September 02, 2020
  • September 23, 2020
  • 3 sessions
  • September 02, 2020, 5:00 PM 7:00 PM (PDT)
  • September 09, 2020, 5:00 PM 7:00 PM (PDT)
  • September 23, 2020, 5:00 PM 7:00 PM (PDT)
  • Online Webinar via Zoom

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THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA NEUROPSYCHOLOGY FORUM
is proud to present the upcoming three part series:


Supervision Series in Neuropsychologcial Evaluations

Three Live Online Webinars


Multiculturalism and the Supervision Process in

Neuropsychological Evaluations with

Carmen C. Velázquez, PhD

Wednesday September 2

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

&

Ethics and Boundaries in Neuropsychological Assessment

Supervision with Ankhesenamun Ball, PsyD

Wednesday September 9

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

&

Neuropsychology Supervision and the Importance of Cultural

Humility with Sakina Butt, PsyD, ABPP-CN

Wednesday September 23

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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If you are interested in registering for all THREE sessions, click on the Register button on this page.

Receive a discount for registering for all THREE dates at once on this page.

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Multiculturalism and the Supervision Process in Neuropsychological Evaluations 

with Carmen C. Velázquez, PhD

    Learning Objectives:

    Participants will be able to obtain a thorough understanding of guidelines and definitions regarding multicultural concepts as it applies to neuropsychological evaluations.  

    Individuals will examine their own cultural lens and how it interferes in the supervision process; while, identifying areas of convergence and divergence.  

    Participants will have a strong understanding of racial dynamics and its interplay in supervision dyads.  

    Dr. Carmen Velázquez is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist with the California Department of State Hospitals, Napa (DSH-Napa). She is employed as a neuropsychologist at this forensic inpatient setting, providing neuropsychological evaluations for patients placed at the hospital by criminal and civil courts. Dr. Velázquez has been admitted as an expert witness in both Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology. She is also an expert within the hospital for consultation and training in the area of Cross-Cultural Psychology. Dr. Velázquez also provides training and supervision within DSH-Napa’s APA predoctoral internship, primarily in the areas of psychodiagnostic and neuropsychological evaluation, incompetent to stand trial evaluation, and multicultural training/consultation. Dr. Velazquez completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. During her postdoctoral fellowship, she was selected as a research scholar with the Mount Sinai Summer Institute for NeuroAIDS Disparities. Her predoctoral internship was at the APA-Accredited Boston University Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology, where she was admitted to the neuropsychology track. She holds her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Alliant International University, The California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco campus. Email: president@ncnf.org

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    Ethics and Boundaries in Neuropsychological Assessment Supervision with Ankhesenamun Ball, PsyD

    Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop, the participants will be able to:

    1. Understand and identify appropriate boundaries in Supervising Neuropsychological Assessments
    2. Participants will learn how to assess supervisees knowledge of the APA ethical guidelines and codes of conduct.
    3. Participants will learn the best practices and most to update methods for assisting supervisees in making ethical decisions.

    4. Participants will apply their learning to a case vignette to demonstrate competency in supporting supervisees in maintaining appropriate boundaries while making ethical decisions.

    Dr. Ankhesenamun Ball is an experienced, culturally sensitive, licensed clinical psychologist. Her work is patient-centered, utilizing a thoughtful blend of techniques to support her clients in better understanding their abilities. Originally trained in Applied Behavioral Analysis, Dr. Ball felt driven to provide more comprehensive services and went forward to expand her knowledge in clinical psychology. In 2010, she received her Psy.D in clinical psychology from the Alliant International University's California School of Professional Psychology. Her training focused on neuropsychological assessment and forensic issues impacting families, particularly those in underserved communities. Working with community mental health agencies she focused on understanding mental health across the lifespan and designed inclusive treatment approaches to support all ages across family systems. Dr. Ball completed her predoctoral training at Access Institute where she served completed neuropsych assessments with seniors and disabled adults and conducted therapy with a diverse range of diagnoses. Dr. Ball completed her postdoctoral internship at Westcoast Children's Clinic conducting comprehensive assessments using Steve Finn's Collaborative Therapeutic Assessment model.  Additionally, she provided psychodynamic therapy to children, adolescents, and families. Presently based in Berkeley, Dr. Ball is the founder of Being Integrative Clinical Solutions.  In her group practice, she and her team provide comprehensive assessment services and conduct therapy with patients suffering from a multitude of challenges. Email: presidentelect@ncnf.org

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    Neuropsychology Supervision and the Importance of Cultural

    Humility with Sakina Butt, PsyD, ABPP-CN

    Participants will be able to discuss supervision concepts in neuropsychology and understand cultural competence framework in evaluations.

    Learning Objectives:

    At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

    1) Explain the purpose of supervision in neuropsychology

              a. Summarize the importance of supervision training

              b. Summarize the components of supervision for   

                   neuropsychology trainees. 

    2)Discuss cultural competence framework in neuropsychology

               a.Recite seminal historical incidents that led to significant

                   progression in awareness of multicultural diversity

                b.Recite principles and guidelines on multicultural and

                    diversity influences specific to neuropsychology. 

    3)Explain several methods to prepare for supervisory roles. 

    Sakina Butt, Psy.D., ABPP-CN Florida School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University in Tampa, Florida 2008; Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and Pediatric Neuropsychology by ABPP. Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Director. Specializing in neuropsychological evaluations for complex medical conditions as well as cognitive and developmental tracking for neonatal graduates. Research interests include long-term neurocognitive outcomes of neonatal graduates and improving access to early intervention.

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        Webinars will be live-interactive and meet criteria for live CE hours

        APA and QME CEs:  2 (Per series for a total of 6)

        NCNF is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NCNF maintains responsibility for this program.  NCNF is also approved for continuing education for Qualified Medical Examiners (QME). 

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