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NCNF Events

Unless otherwise noted, the instructional level for NCNF educational presentation is for licensed psychologists, graduate students, and other medical professionals with knowledge and experience in neuropsychology and neuroscience.

Upcoming events

    • October 05, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Online Webinar via Zoom

    is pleased to sponsor the upcoming presentations

    Online Event: Live and Interactive

    How to Become a Neuropsychologist with Rayna Hirst, Ph.D.

    Tuesday, October 5, 2021

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

      Learning Objectives

      Dr. Hirst will be discussing the path of success, from first year graduate school to postdoc and beyond. This talk will be helpful for students at all levels of training. Tips on experience to obtain in clinical, research, and academic domains will be given, and Dr. Hirst will field questions on aspects of the training process, such as internship, postdoc, and board certification.

      About Dr. Hirst

      Rayna Hirst, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Director of Neuropsychology at Palo Alto University, a doctoral program in clinical psychology. She teaches courses on biological psychology and neuropsychological assessment. She also conducts research in neuropsychology and clinical assessment on topics including effort testing and motivation, the effects of chronic marijuana use, sport concussion and recovery, and health-related factors that impact cognitive function in an aging population. She also has a part-time private practice conducting clinical neuropsychological assessments for a broad range of patients. She is currently serving as Member at Large for NCNF.

        When: Wednesday, October 5, 2021, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

        Location: Online Event via Zoom

        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). 

      Past events

      September 08, 2021 Moderating and mediating factors influencing the relationship between chronic cannabis use and neuropsychological functioning
      August 30, 2021 Death, Dying, and Grief
      August 25, 2021 Neuropsychological factors and practical assessment methods regarding justice-involved youth
      August 18, 2021 Memory and Aging
      July 14, 2021 Cultural Considerations in NP applications in HIV: A Reflection on Psychometry with clinical implications for treatment
      June 29, 2021 How to successfully obtain a doctoral internship in neuropsychology: Training directors’ expectations for competitive applicants
      June 23, 2021 Board Certification: A Conversation with Dr. Karen Lau
      May 19, 2021 Assessing Autism in the First 3 Years of Life
      May 14, 2021 NCNF Virtual Open House
      March 31, 2021 Virtual Social Hour & Journal Club!
      November 17, 2020 Student Event: How to Become a Neuropsychologist with Rayna Hirst, Ph.D.
      September 23, 2020 Neuropsychology Supervision and the Importance of Cultural Humility with Sakina Butt, PsyD, ABPP-CN
      September 09, 2020 Ethics and Boundaries in Neuropsychological Assessment Supervision with Ankhesenamun Ball, PsyD
      September 03, 2020 Multiculturalism and the Supervision Process in Neuropsychological Evaluations with Carmen C. Velázquez, PhD
      September 02, 2020 Supervision Series in Neuropsychological Evaluations (Three Sessions)
      July 31, 2020 Adults with Autism: Best Practices for Testing and Challenges in the Time of COVID with Dr. Caroline Grantz
      June 11, 2020 NCNF Virtual Social Hour!
      April 04, 2020 The Role of Psychologists and Neuropsychologists in Evaluations for Immigration Legal Cases with Sharon Howard, PhD
      January 30, 2020 Early Career Neuropsychologist Committee: ECNC Social Hour!
      November 09, 2019 Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD): What the brain does with what the ears hear, with Melissa Wilson Beer, AuD, FAAA & Jody Vaynshtok, MS, CCC-SLP
      November 09, 2019 Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) & Developments in ASD Diagnosis (Register for the Full Day Event Here)
      November 02, 2019 Developments in ASD Diagnosis, Theory, and Neuroimaging with Venus Klinger, Psy.D.
      February 16, 2019 Best Practices inMind: Psychological Assessment Guidelines for Transgender and Nonbinary Children & Youth, with Karisa L Barrow, PsyD, Tanisha Stewart, PsyD, and Aerin Riegelsberger, BA
      October 13, 2018 Biological Contributions to Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease, with Dr. Joel Kramer
      July 27, 2018 Updates on Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention for Psychologists, with Megan McCarthy, Ph.D.
      June 23, 2018 The Globalization of Neuropsychology: Current Challenges and Future Directions, with Dr. April Thames
      April 07, 2018 Ethical and Legal Checkboxes: Navigating the Minefield While Doing the Work
      October 18, 2017 Student Event: How to Become a Neuropsychologist with Rayna Hirst, Ph.D.
      October 05, 2017 Epileptic/Non-Epileptic Seizure Disorders: Neuropsychological Implications, with Dr. Brenda Austin
      July 14, 2017 Updates on Supervision for Professional Psychology, Presented by Edward Shafranske, PhD
      June 03, 2017 Leveraging Mobile Technology to Enhance Cognitive Health: Digital Health and Neuroimaging in Research with Joaquin Anguera, Ph.D. and Theodore Zanto, Ph.D.
      January 21, 2017 The Boston Process Approach in Neuropsychological Assessment: Past, Present, Future with Lee Ashendorf, Ph.D.
      October 25, 2016 Student Event: How to Become a Neuropsychologist with Rayna Hirst, Ph.D.
      September 28, 2016 Death and Dying: Neuropsychological Perspectives with Michael L. Drexler, Ph.D.
      July 16, 2016 Mild Traumatic Brain Injury - Etiology, Assessment, and Treatment with Catherine McGill, Psy.D.
      March 30, 2016 Cognitive Aging and Neurodegenerative Disorders with Joel Kramer, Psy.D.
      December 05, 2015 Nonverbal Learning Disability with Jan Gregory, Ph.D.
      November 09, 2015 Student Event: How to Become a Neuropsychologist
      September 19, 2015 Future Directions in Neuropsychology
      June 09, 2015 Billing Codes and Regulations with Antonio Puente, Ph.D.
      March 28, 2015 Multilingual Neuropsychological Assessment with Tedd Judd, Ph.D.
      January 24, 2015 Leading Edge Clinical Practices in Adult Neuropsychology
      December 08, 2014 STUDENT and EARLY CAREER SYMPOSIUM
      October 08, 2014 Neuropsychiatric Issues in Capacity Evaluations and Probate Work
      June 07, 2014 Autism Spectrum Disorder: Dilemmas in Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the High Functioning Child and Adolescent
      May 10, 2014 NCNF Student and Early Career Symposium
      March 22, 2014 Neuromedical Chart Review
      February 24, 2014 NCNF Winter Social!
      December 11, 2013 Help and Hope in Alzheimer's Science and Care
      September 18, 2013 Neuromedical Interventions for Chronic Brain Injury
      June 01, 2013 Summit on Healthcare Reform: Implications for Neuropsychology
      April 24, 2013 Conscious vs. Unconscious Processes in the Brain
      February 27, 2013 Special Education Law and Neuropsychology
      January 17, 2013 NCNF Social/Networking Event
      October 24, 2012 What FTD is Teaching Us About the Brain
      June 02, 2012 The Evaluation and Management of Sports-related Concussion: A Review of Current Practices
      April 25, 2012 The Basics of Blast Injury including the Physics
      February 29, 2012 Rehabilitation of Executive Control Functions in Chronic Brain Injury
      October 26, 2011 HIV-Related Neurobehavioral Aberrations
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