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October 25, 2019 Workshop- Wes Houston, Ph.D. “Age-Related Cognitive Disorders”
October 25 @ 8:00 am - 12:45 pm$30 – $125
Age-Related Cognitive Disorders
Friday – October 25, 2019 – HALF DAY WORKSHOP
Presenter: Wes S. Houston, Ph.D.
PLACE:Receptions, Inc. 10681 Loveland-Madeira Road, Loveland, OH 45140
(Easily accessible off I-275 @ Exit 52 Loveland/Indian Hill exit)
TIME:8:00 am Registration; 8:30 am Workshop Begins; 12:45 pm Workshop Concludes
COST: $100 for CAPP members; $125 for non-members; $30 student rate*
(Beverages/Snacks provided!) – (4 CEUs for Licensed Psychologists) – Free Parking
Please join us for a half day workshop with Dr. Houston for a Dementia review for mental health providers. This workshop will provide both assessment and clinical characterizations of age-related neurocognitive disorders.
As a result of attending this program, participants will be able to:
Identify normal aging/age related cognitive decline
- Differentiate among the various dementias
- Assess cognitive functions in older adults, including delirium vs. depression
- Conduct mental status testing/cognitive screening
- Review decision-making capacity
- Learn about non-pharmacological/compensatory strategies
Wes S. Houston, Ph.D. – Dr. Houston is currently the Director of the Neuropsychology program and clinics at the Cincinnati VAMC. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of Cincinnati and completed clinical internship at the VA San Diego Healthcare System/University of California, San Diego. His postdoctoral training in clinical neuropsychology was also at the San Diego VAMC. He also completed formal research training in structural and functional neuroimaging of normal and cognitively impaired older adults. Currently, in addition to his clinical responsibilities at the Cincinnati VAMC, he oversees the clinical training of neuropsychology graduate students, psychology interns and postdoctoral fellows. Outside of the VA, he has a clinical practice at Riverhills Neuroscience, Inc. and is co-director, with Dr. Tom Sullivan, for the Neuropsychology section of the concussion management program with the Cincinnati Bengals.