This talk is targeted to students and early career neuropsychologists to familiarize them with the ABCN examination. It will begin with an introduction to ABPP and board certification in general, describe the process of examination, and then provide advice on study and preparation. Resources available to help candidates prepare for the exam will also be discussed, as will common myths and misconceptions.
1. List three benefits of board certification in Neuropsychology, whether to the profession, the public, or the practitioner.
2. Describe the four steps to board certification.
3. Identify at least two resources to help applicants through the board certification process.
Dr. Lynn Schaefer is board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and is Director of Neuropsychology at Nassau University Medical Center. She holds academic appointments as Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and as Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Stony Brook Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Her clinical and research interests are in the assessment and remediation of neurobehavioral disorders, such as brain injury and dementia, and in the determination of decision-making capacity. She has authored peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and held multiple leadership roles in state and national professional organizations for neuropsychology.
This course is offered for 1.0 CE credits (1 hour)
$10 fee for NYSAN members
$30 fee for non-members
*New York State Association of Neuropsychology is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0052.*
*NYSAN is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NYSAN maintains responsibility for this program and its content.*