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Neuropsychology 3: Normal, Abnormal and Assessment of Memory

Wednesday 18th July 2018 at BPS Offices, Tabernacle Street, London

This workshop explores disorders of memory, our understanding of memory and the use of memory tests in clinical settings. Attendees will learn the principles of memory testing including the use of the Wechsler Memory Scale and the Addenbrookes Cognitive Evaluation - III. The meaning of results obtained from such tests and their reliability will be discussed. Disorders of memory, including different dementias, will be explored.

The workshop is the third of a series of four planned to provide counselling psychologists with neuropsychological knowledge to apply within their own area of practise. Delegates are advised to attend these workshops in order to gain the maximum from their attendance as delegates will be encouraged to carry out work between workshops to aid integration of neuropsychology into their practice. Each workshop will encourage delegates to consider how their learning maps onto the Neuropsychology competences.

Who is the course intended for?

This workshop will be particularly useful for those psychologists at the end of their accredited training or post qualified who have not had the opportunity to engage in psychometric training or neuropsychology. This will be a combination of both theory and hands on practice so attendees will be able to take their learning back to their workplace.

Learning outcomes and objectives

  1. Know the theories of memory which underpin the use of memory measures
  2. Know the principles of administering and interpreting memory assessments, including WMS-IV and ACE-III
  3. Understand memory disorders and what to consider at assessment
  4. Understand the importance of providing appropriate feedback to clients
  5. Understand the importance of integrating neuropsychological results with therapeutic planning

Registration fees can be found on the booking form. If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 224506.

Speakers and Facilitators

Susan van Scoyoc

Susan has over thirty years of experience of practice in clinical, forensic and therapeutic settings. She is a registered test user using ability and personality testing regularly in her clinical practice. Susan has taught this workshop on several postgraduate counselling psychology courses.


The British Psychological Society

30 Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4UE •  Directions

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