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Core Knowledge: Neurosciences & Basic Human and Animal Neuropsychology

Core Area (CPA) Course Description
Neuroanatomy PSYC 6325 3.0
Required
Clinical Neuroanatomy. This course provides students with knowledge of the structures and pathways in the human central nervous system, and an understanding of their functions.
Human Neuropsychology PSYC 6320 3.0
Required
Human Neuropsychology: History and Syndromes. This course provides a foundation in the basic topics and theoretical underpinnings of human neuropsychology through a historical overview of the clinical-pathological method. Extensive readings include classic papers spanning the earliest descriptions of various brain disorders to current reviews of major neuropsychology syndromes
Cognitive Rehabilitation PSYC 6330 3.0
Cognitive Neurorehabilitation. This course introduces students to current topics in cognitive neurorehabilitation with a view to translating intervention research into novel, brain-based approaches to the treatment of cognitive decline.
Assessment PSYC 6450 3.0
Required for Clinical Students Only
Principles of Neuropsychological Assessment. This course addresses a number of topics in the practice of clinical neuropsychological assessment. Data derived from various sources including clinical interviews, neurological histories, as well as data from various neuropsychological measures, is interpreted and integrated within the framework of individual case studies. Specific topics include evaluation of head injury, dementia, amnesias, and approaches to rehabilitation and intervention
PSYC 6945 3.0
Required for Clinical Developmental Students Only
Applied Pediatric Neuropsychology. This course will addresses a number of topics in the practice of clinical pediatric neuropsychology. Data derived from various sources including clinical interviews, neurological histories, as well as data from various neuropsychological measures, is interpreted and integrated within the framework of individual case studies. Specific topics include evaluation of childhood head injury, neurological disease, and learning disabilities
Clinical Practica: Assessment/Intervention PSYC 6440P 6.0:
Required for Clinical Students Only
Clinical Practicum II. In this course, students secure an external pracitum placement and receive training in neuropsychological assessment and/or intervention.
PSYC 6460P 6.0 Clinical Practicum III (Optional). This practicum provides extra clinical training that the student and the Director of Clinical Training deem necessary for the student to meet training requirements, such as assuring that the student has sufficient training in both assessment and intervention skills.
PSYC 6910P 6.0 or PSYC 6460P 6.0:
Required for Clinical Developmental Students Only
Introduction to the Psychological Assessment of Children Practicum. This course provides students with 330 hours of practicum training in psychological assessment. Placement in an applied setting is arranged. Regular class meetings with the course instructor provide monitoring of student progress this could be in a neuropsychological setting.
PSYC 6840 6.0  A one-year full-time clinical internship of 1800 hours (or 900 hours per year over two years) with a major rotation in neuropsychology.
Dissertation (No course number) Clinical neuropsychology students must complete their dissertation on a topic within the field of neuropsychology.

Updated on February 19th, 2016.