Short and Long-Term Cognitive and Emotional Consequences of COVID-19 (Self-Study Webinar)

  • January 01, 2025



New York State Association of Neuropsychology (NYSAN) presents

 a self-study webinar with:

Lyanne Yozawitz, Ph.D.

Short & Long-Term Cognitive and Emotional Consequences of COVID-19

In the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have expanded our understanding about the impact of this disease upon cerebral functioning.   This presentation will focus on what is now known regarding the short and long-term cognitive and emotional consequences of COVID-19. Risk factors for developing “Long Covid,” in addition to best approaches for assessment and treatment of these “long haulers” will be addressed.

Learning Objectives:

1)      Describe the short and long-term neuropsychological sequelae of COVID-19.

2)      Describe the short and long-term impact of COVID-19 on emotional functioning and on psychiatric presentations.

3)      Identify risk factors for developing neuropsychiatric sequelae.

4) Identify treatments for cognitive and emotional symptoms following Covid-19.

Speaker Bio:

 Lyanne Yozawitz, Ph.D. is a clinical neuropsychologist at LifeStance Health in Port Chester, New York. She evaluates individuals across the lifespan presenting with a variety of psychiatric, medical, and neurological conditions. Dr. Yozawitz received her undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester, worked for two years in the cognitive neuroscience section of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and received her master’s and doctoral degrees from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. She interned at Mt. Sinai Medical Center and completed a two year postdoctoral residency in clinical neuropsychology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where she also held a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical
Center. Dr. Yozawitz provided lectures at grand rounds on the topic of COVID-19 for the cognitive neurology department of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the psychiatry department of St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center in New Jersey.

This course is offered for 1.0 CE credits (1 hour)

$15 for NYSAN members / $30 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.* 

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