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The Neuropsychologist's Roadmap

A Training and Career Guide

Cady Block (editor)

ISBN: 9781433832987

Publication Date: May 2021

Format: Paperback

With contributions by more than 40 experts in the field, this comprehensive text details the steps necessary to build a career in neuropsychology and outlines the core competencies students and trainees must master along the way.

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With contributions by more than 40 experts in the field, this comprehensive text details the steps necessary to build a career in neuropsychology and outlines the core competencies students and trainees must master along the way.

Contributors share helpful tips and guidance on topics as wide-ranging as getting into graduate school and navigating the application process, gaining internships and fellowships, licensure and certification, and finding a job. Chapters on competencies discuss common issues involving teaching and supervision, assessment, research, grants, ethics, and diversity, as well as personal and professional factors such as work-life integration, advocacy, and mentorship. The content and structure of the book is based on the most up-to-date specialty training and education standards.

This first-of-its kind volume will serve as a foundational resource for readers whose aim is to become a neuropsychologist in any of the associated fields of health care, research, or education.
Pages 407
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 May 2021
Publisher American Psychological Association
Subject/s Psychology   Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology  
Cady K. Block, PhD, is an assistant professor and neuropsychologist in the Department of Neurology at Emory. Previously she was an attending clinical neuropsychologist and assistant clinical professor in the Section of Neurobehavioral Health, a transdisciplinary specialty clinic housed within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Dr. Block's doctoral, internship, and fellowship training all included emphases in clinical neuropsychology, including her doctorate of philosophy in medical-clinical psychology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and 2-year postdoctoral fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine.

She has published peer-reviewed articles related to training and education in clinical neuropsychology in national journals, and she has also chaired numerous related symposia and workshops.

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