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    Clinical Neuropsychologist help people with their problems, while also studying the brain diseases and its illnesses. Clinical Neuropsychologist participate in education programs like in-service training and workshops to keep updated on new methods and techniques used (careeronestop.org). It is important to know relevant methods because if a neuropsychologist is testing a technique and discovers something new, staying involved in workshops or in-service training will help you comprehend that information better. Clinical Neuropsychologist also distinguishes between psychogenic and neurogenic syndrome (careeronestop.org). Theses are a necessity because, if you cannot learn the difference why waste time on something you are not good at and do…

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    WCPA searching for Executive Functioning By Robin Dobrusin and Christopher Shedyak Literature: Weekly Calendar Planning Activity (WCPA) Author: By Joan Toglia, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Theory Model: Cognitive Rehabilitation Objective: A performance-based measure of executive function (EF), and cognitive ability. Materials Needed: A weekly calendar broken into hourly increments with sub divisions into 15 min increments, scrap paper, pen or pencils, a score chart (provided in the book WCPA)…

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    initially denied. Reporting in the last decade indicates that sports related concussion may account for between 1.6 –3.8 million traumatic brain injuries annually (Langlois, Rutland-Brown, & Wald, 2006). Kilcoyne et al.(2014) The purpose of this paper is to expose the risk and find any corellation behind concussion, dementia and other brain related traumas in the sporting world, especially in the NFL and other sports involving heavy contact. In the article Determining sensitivity/specificity of…

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    As a young child, I was constantly around the world of clinical psychology. My father, Barry C. Lipin, is an alumnus of ISPP; he now teaches part-time and has been in private practice for more than 20 years. What attracts me to this program however, is not simply the history that it holds to me nor the fact that my father was a graduate. Rather, I was immediately attracted by the accommodating faculty and staff, the comprehensive overview of the program, as well as the possibilities to work with…

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    Now that I am about to graduate, and transfer from Miami Dade College with an associate degree in psychology, I’ve realized that there are many different routes that I can choose from when deciding to further my education. In spite of having a wide range of options to choose from, my aspirations consist of me obtaining the degrees necessary to ultimately become a clinical neuropsychologist. The first step in fulfilling my educational goals is to pursue my bachelor’s degree in clinical…

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    Brittany Serkus Relationship between Media Multitasking and Executive Function in Early Adolescents Georgian Court University Relationship between Media Multitasking and Executive Function in Early Adolescents The recent development of media technologies has made great changes to the way individuals consume media content. With convenient access to the media, individuals are more likely to overuse these technological services, resulting in increased media saturation. Having access…

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    Explore assessment in clinical practice. What is available? Why is it important? Focus on general aspects rather than focusing on one or two specific diagnoses. Assessment in clinical practice is a crucial first step towards making a diagnosis. A mental health professional is able to use a variety of assessment tools to carry out a complete psychological assessment and provide an enhanced picture of the patient (Kring et al., 2014). This essay will explore two assessment measures used in…

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    Throughout the first semester of my first year as a college student, I have learned a lot. The change from high school to college was definitely an interesting experience. I have become more independent as the weeks went by. I have had to solve issues I never thought I would’ve come across. We have had the chance to get a taste of various disciplines: Christian, communism, music, culture, and psychology. It was a way for us to view the world from different angles. The first thing we started the…

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    Neuropsychology Careers

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    What Careers are in Neuropsychology? Most careers in neuropsychology can be found in academic and clinical organizations. Neuropsychologists strive to apply neuropsychological practices and to help people with illnesses or mental health problems overcome neurocognitive problems. Those who are interested in neuropsychology careers will find three job descriptions below. Clinical Research Assistant Clinical research assistants conduct placement interviews, review assessments and administer…

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    I am applying for a graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Seattle University because I believe the program’s Mission Statement aims to increase my education of psychology, develop my professional experiences, and support my own personal growth. In addition to being an NCAA college athlete and student government senator for Marymount University, I am learning about psychology! I am a psychology major because people are my true passion. My undergraduate coursework focuses on…

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