“Cultural Neuropsychology 360: Innovative Methods for Culturally Responsive Research”
Presenter: Desiree Byrd, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Research Learning Objectives:
1) Explain how cultural neuropsychology research has evolved over time from past to present.
2) Identify applications from cultural neuropsychology research and scholarship to clinical practice.
3) Cite examples of future directions in cultural neuropsychology research that can expand the theoretical knowledge base of brain-behavior relationships in diverse populations.
“Integrating Culture as a Key Competency in Neuropsychology Training Programs”
Presenter: Celiane Rey-Casserly, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
1) Identify specific needs for increasing emphasis of cultural and linguistic diversity into neuropsychological training
2) Discuss approaches for implementing cultural and linguistic competencies into neuropsychological training.
“Policy 101: From Health Disparities to Legislative Mandates in Neuropsychology”
Presenter: Antonio E. Puente, Ph.D.
1) Define health disparities relevant to neuropsychology & how they pertain to advocacy and legislative efforts.
2) Identify specific knowledge and skills that neuropsychologists can utilize for advocacy efforts.
3) Identify current efforts to increase inter-organizational advocacy and legislative efforts that promote cultural and linguistic diversity within neuropsychology.
“Culturally responsive neuropsychological practice across the lifespan: From case conceptualization to treatment ”
Presenter: Clemente Vega, Ph.D., ABPP
1) Discuss cultural and linguistic considerations within neuropsychological practice from a developmental perspective and identify unique challenges and needs for diverse patients from childhood through older adulthood.
2) Describe practice examples that illustrate best practices for providing culturally and linguistically responsive neuropsychological services for diverse patients across the lifespan.