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Happy New Year

A webinar co-sponsored by Give An Hour, the Brain Injury Association of America and the Ohio Brain Injury Program is excited to be co-hosting a FREE one hour webinar introducing behavioral health professionals to traumatic brain injuries.

What If There’s a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Wednesday Feb 26th 3-4pm EST

This webinar is intended for behavioral health professionals who want to learn about traumatic brain injury (TBI), why it is important to know a client’s lifetime history of TBI, how neurological impairments could interfere with treatment and suggestions for adapting their approach to accommodate those impairments. John D. Corrigan, PhD, Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Ohio State University and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation will present this 1-hour training.

To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1094372865298942209

Happy New Year future Neuropsychologists :)

Below is a list of some of the Neuropsychological (& APA) conferences for 2014. There are numerous other local and state conferences that we can attend and/or submit presentations/posters, depending on your interests.

The Wien Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach invites you to their 12th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium, 3rd Annual Early Alzheimer’s Diagnostic and Treatment Workshop and the 2nd Annual Early Alzheimer’s Disease Public Educational Forum to be held January 18-19, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. The website for this conference is http://www.mcisymposium.org

The American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, AACN, 12th Annual Conference, will be held at the Grand Hyatt, Grand Central Station in New York, New York from June 25-28, 2014. The Academy will be presenting a program in keeping with the axiom of the organization, Excellence in Clinical Practice. The website for this conference is http://www.theaacnconference.org

Aug. 7-10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The website for this conference is http://www.apa.org/convention/

The International Neuropsychological Society, 42nd Annual Meeting will be in Seattle, Washington from February 12-15, 2014. In keeping with the rich clinical science emphasis of INS, the theme for the 42nd Annual Meeting will be Translating Evidence into Practice. The website for this conference is http://www.the-ins.org/42nd-annual-meeting-in-seattle

The NAN 34th Annual Conference will be held at the El Conquistador Resort in Puerto Rico from November 12-15, 2014. This year’s NAN conference theme is New Horizons in Neuropsychology Research and Practice. The website for this conference is https://www.nanonline.org/nan/Conference/2014_Annual_Conference/NAN/_Conference/PuertoRico2014/2014_Annual_Conference.aspx?hkey=c77e0a18-6457-4016-b980-251b2d47c880

I wish you all the best during the upcoming new year :)

Annette Adams

Neuroanatomy Website

Salaman’s Neuroanatomy and Neurovasculature Web-Atlas Resource for many brain pics :)

http://www.radnet.ucla.edu/sections/DINR/index.htm

12th Annual MCI Symposium in Miami Beach January 18-19, 2014

The Wien Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center Miami Beach invites you to their 12th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium, 3rd Annual Early Alzheimer’s Diagnostic and Treatment Workshop and the 2nd Annual Early Alzheimer’s Disease Public Educational Forum to be held January 18-19, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. 

The themes announced for 2014 are as follows:

MCI Symposium:
The symposium’s theme will be centered on the influence of amyloid deposition, neurodegeneration and other risk factors on cognitive and functional changes across the MCI spectrum. In particular, the symposium will focus on (a) Correlates of Brain Aβ Deposition and Neurodegeneration in Normal and Abnormal Aging, and (b) Approaches to Measuring Cognitive and Functional Change Across the MCI Spectrum. 

Early Alzheimer’s Disease Workshop:
The workshop will present “Diagnostic Case Studies of Preclinical AD, MCI-AD and Probable AD”.  Cases with concordant and discordant biomarkers and clinical results will be discussed. Several cases with follow-up to autopsy will be included.

Early Alzheimer Public Education Forum:
The Early Alzheimer’s Public Educational Forum is intended for at-risk family members, caregivers, the public at large and professionals. This educational segment will focus on “The role of Amyloid Imaging in the Diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment” and will aim to provide information about the latest research in the field. The forum will allow the audience to interact with top scientists in the field in the presence of a moderator. 

Preliminary program and registration information are available at the event website: www.mcisymposium.org

Grant!

Hispanic Neuropsychological Society

Grant Application Form

 

The Mentoring Committee of the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society is accepting proposals for a small monetary award (maximum of TBD) to support graduate students of HNS. The award can be used to off-set costs for the following: travel to conferences, student research that addresses cross-cultural issues, and for clinical materials needed for evaluation of Hispanics (i.e. Spanish language testing materials).  The award is limited to graduate students who are student affiliate members of HNS.  Winners and their projects will be announced on website.  Multiple entries are accepted, but each person is only allowed to win once.  There are two deadlines each year: December 1st and March 1st.      

 

Along with the HNS application below, interested individuals should submit the following in electronic format:

1.  One page description of how the money will be used and how this supports your development as a psychologist that serves Hispanics or addresses cross-cultural issues

2.  CV

3.  Letter of support from a relevant sponsor – see attached

Electronic submissions should be submitted via email to the committee chair, Christine M. Salinas, Psy.D.: christine.salinas.psyd@flhosp.org

 

Name:

 

Street Address:

 

City, State, Zip:

 

Phone Number:

 

Email Address:

 

Title of Project:

 

This submission is for?

___December 2013 Deadline

___March 2014 Deadline

1.   If the award is to be used for travel to a conference, have you submitted an abstract for review?  Which conference? What is the title of the abstract?    

 

 

2.  If the award is to be used for research, has your study been approved by the IRB?  If so, please submit proof.  If not, please explain status. How does this project involve Hispanics?  Please submit an abstract. 

 

 

3. If the award is to be used for clinical materials, please explain the context of the clinic and why this material is needed.

 

 

4.  Write out budget here:

 

 

 

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Please fill out :) 

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Looks cool!

If You Will Be Traveling to the APA Convention in Honolulu, 
APA Journals® Invites You to…

A “Meet the Editors” 
Wine and Cheese Reception

August 2 (Friday): 1:00pm-1:45pm 
Booth 722, Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1-3 
Hawaii Convention Center

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