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Neuropsychological Assessment with a human touch

Neuropsychological Assessment with a human touch

Neuropsychological Assessment with a human touchNeuropsychological Assessment with a human touch

Public Speaking

I provide a number of presentations for community education, administrative and clinical staff, patient families, nurses, social workers, case managers, elder law attorneys, medical staff and hands-on caregivers. (CEUs may be available for nurses, social workers and case managers.)


The following presentations are currently available free of charge. Presentations are 1 hour in length unless otherwise specified. AV requirements: I provide the laptop with presentation and HDMI cable to connect to screen provided by the host site. 

"When is a Unicorn Just a Horse?”

In this presentation, audience members will learn:

  • The fundamentals of Alzheimer’s from a neuropsychologist’s perspective
  • Testing basics in a neuropsychological evaluation


Appropriate participants: Family members, Nurses, Case Managers, Social Workers, Administrators, CNAs, Home Healthcare Workers, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, any individual involved with dementia sufferers.


Dementia 101

In this presentation, audience members will learn:

  • The basics of various dementia types most commonly occurring in the general population


Appropriate participants: Family members, Nurses, Case Managers, Social Workers, Administrators, CNAs, Home Healthcare Workers, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, any individual involved with dementia sufferers

 

Neuropsychological Assessment

In this presentation the audience members will learn:

  • The basics of dementias, when a neuropsychological evaluation is indicated, and the answers provided by an assessment


This is a general presentation that can be tailored for the specific audience groups.


What Should Elder Law Attorneys Know About Neuropsychological Assessments?

In this presentation, audience members will learn:

  • What are the factors involved in the determination of decisional abilities from a psychological perspective


Appropriate participants: Elder Law Attorneys, Paralegals, Elder Law support staff

 

Parkinson’s 101

In this presentation audience members will learn:

  • The basics of Parkinson’s symptoms, causative factors, and treatments


Appropriate participants: Family members, Nurses, Case Managers, Social Workers, Administrators, CNAs, Home Healthcare Workers, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, any individual involved with Parkinson’s sufferers

 

Fiblets and Therapeutic Care of the Elderly

In this presentation, audience members will learn:

  • That nature of neurocognitive disorders and ethical considerations for communications and de-escalation of behaviors


Appropriate participants: Any individual involved in elder care

 

Dementia 101 and Ethical Communications

In this presentation audience members will learn:

  • The nature of behaviors in dementia sufferers
  • Ethical considerations for communicating for de-escalation


Appropriate participants: Family members, Nurses, Case Managers, Social Workers, Administrators, CNAs, Home Healthcare Workers, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, any individual involved with Parkinson’s sufferers


Presentation length: 1.5 hrs