College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Psychology

 Neuropsychology


This area provides students with training opportunities in primarily adult neuropsychology. Students receive course training in the foundations of neuropsychological assessment, neurobehavioral syndromes, neuroanatomy, cognitive psychology, and the neurosciences. Primary clinical training in neuropsychological assessment and remediation occurs through the assessment services at the WSU Psychology Clinic and through externship placements at sites such as St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute and Spokane VA Medical Center. Through these experiences, students are provided with a breadth of training in diagnostic, assessment, and rehabilitation issues in neuropsychology. These sites also provide students with the opportunity for exposure to neuroimaging, forensic issues and case conferences. Referrals range from childhood neurodevelopmental disorders to dementia, and involve inpatient and outpatient settings. Additional in-depth knowledge of clinical and research practices are gained through involvement in research projects, including master’s project/dissertation work, in the area of neuropsychology.

 

Faculty: 

Pullman clinical faculty associated with this area:

Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe, Ph.D.
Adult clinical and cognitive neuropsychology; memory and executive abilities; everyday functional skills; cognitive rehabilitation issues and use of “smart environment” technologies with older adults and neurologically impaired populations (e.g., MCI, dementia, TBI)

Regional campus clinical faculty associated with this area:

Dennis Dyck, Ph.D. (Spokane campus)
Behavioral family management, interventions for brain injury and dementia.

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