119: Competent, Confident, Ethical Neuro/Psychological Testing and Evaluation of Spanish-Speakers

Subject(s)
DAY
August 07, 2014
Time & Place
1 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
Level
Intermediate
CE Credits
4
Enrollment Limit
40
Description
This intermediate workshop reviews ethics and best practices in psychological and neuropsychological assessments of Spanish speakers. Presented content will include empirical research, psychometrics, and norms for commonly used neuro/psychological assessment instruments and strengths and weaknesses of current instruments for use with specific Latino/a populations. Participants will learn evaluation techniques, bilingual and acculturation assessment, methods for selecting appropriate assessment instruments and ways of utilizing current instruments as part of evidence-based clinical and forensic assessment with Spanish speakers.

Learning Objectives
1. Summarize professional ethics, laws, and guidance that govern psychological assessment of Hispanics.
2. List Spanish neuro/psychological assessment instruments and analyze psychometric strengths and weaknesses.
3. Select Spanish assessment instruments appropriate for specific Latino/a groups.
4. Identify examinee sociocultural characteristics that impact interpretation and develop culturally sensitive conceptualizations of assessment results.
Instructor(s)
Pedro A. Saez, PhD, Independent Practice, New Castle, Del.; Tedd Judd, PhD, Independent Practice, Bellingham, Wash.
Pricing

Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Advance: April 15-June 30, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $110 $130
Half day (4 hours) $130 $160
Full day (7 hours) $220 $260

Regular: July 1-Aug. 5, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $130 $160
Half day (4 hours) $160 $200
Full day (7 hours) $275 $335

On-site: Aug. 6-10, 2014

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $160 $190
Half day (4 hours) $190 $240
Full day (7 hours) $330 $410