Session 2: Current Topics in Neuropsychology (July 25-29)

Egg Harbor, WI US
July 25, 2016 to July 29, 2016

MCW Neuropsychology faculty will discuss topics in clinical neuropsychology through discussion of case examples and current research. This set of workshops will cover functional neuroanatomy, neurobehavioral syndromes, forensic neuropsychology, optimizing developmental outcomes, and differential diagnoses across the lifespan.

Monday Dr. Sabsevitz-Neuroanatomy; Localization of function and neurobehavioral syndromes associated with injury; Disconnection syndromes; Aphasias, hemispatial neglect, and frontal lobe syndromes; Neuroimaging and neuroanatomy

Tuesday Dr. Swanson-Interacting with attorneys; Identifying your role in medicolegal evaluations; Limits of confidentiality; Providing testimony; Symptom and performance validity testing; Functional imaging, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and persistent post-concussion syndrome

Wednesday Dr. Trivedi-Decline in memory and executive functioning; Normal aging vs dementia; Mild cognitive impairment; Major neurocognitive disorder; Dementia

Thursday Dr. Loman-Typical neurocognitive development; Research contributing to deviation from and/or maintenance of typical developmental pathways; Current activities aimed at bettering cognition

Friday Dr. Koop-Diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum disorders; DSM-V changes to diagnostic criteria; Etiological considerations and neuroanatomical and functional findings; Current trends in intervention and treatment; Research approaches to optimize outcomes

Accreditation and Designation of Credit:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditstm. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 15 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. MCW maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is registered with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation as a Continuing Education Sponsor for social workers (license number 159-000664).

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Tuition includes course materials and continental breakfast.

Purchase an additional 5 DAY session and receive a $100.00 discount. Use coupon code: +DCSI

Please note: A $10.00 non-refundable processing fee is assessed on registrations.



Target Audience

This advanced seminar is geared to mental health and health professionals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize common cognitive functions and their neuroanatomical underpinnings as well as focal neurobehavioral syndromes associated with neurological injury
  2. Understand cognitive decline, mild cognitive impairment and risk for Alzheimer’s disease, and subtypes of dementia
  3. Describe the role of neuropsychological testing in medicolegal cases and controversies that arise in these cases
  4. Articulate the impact of changes to diagnostic criteria related to cognitive functioning and optimal treatment outcomes in Autism Spectrum Disorder


Additional information


Brenda Konczal
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-7250
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.00 AAFP
    AAFP credit.
  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 15.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 15.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/25/2016 - 9:00am CDT
Event ends: 
07/29/2016 - 12:15pm CDT
The Landmark Resort and Conference Center
4929 Landmark Drive
Egg Harbor, WI 54209
United States

The Landmark Resort

4929 Landmark Drive
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin 54209
Reservations (800) 273-7877


Sara Swanson, PhD, ABPP, is MCW Professor of Neurology and Division Chief of Neuropsychology. She provides clinical training for Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellows and is co-investigator on a NIH grant to study language fMRI in epilepsy surgery candidates.

David Sabsevitz, PhD, ABPP, is MCW Associate Professor of Neuropsychology specializing in the evaluation and treatment of adults with neurological, behavioral, and developmental disorders. He is the director of the Neuropsychology Brain Tumor Clinic.

Mehul Trivedi, PhD, is a recent graduate from the Clinical Neuropsychology Residency program at MCW.  He will be joining the Thompson Memory Center in the Chicago area as an Adult Neuropsychologist.  His clinical interests are in the detection of normal vs. abnormal aging.

Michelle Loman, PhD, is MCW Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology specializing in evaluation of children with neurological, medical, and neurodevelopmental disorders. Her research focuses on internationally adopted children and early deprivation on neurodevelopment.

Jennifer Koop, PhD, ABPP, is MCW Associate Professor of Neuropsychology specializing in cognitive function in children with developmental and neurological disorders. Her research includes investigating the cognitive sequelae of early neurological injury/disease on cognitive development.

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 15.00 AAFP
    AAFP credit.
  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 15.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 15.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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