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Episode 92 | Cultural Neuropsych Evals with Daryl Fujii

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This conversation focuses on culturally informed neuropsychological evaluations. We discuss big picture topics such as becoming more culturally sensitive, cultural differences across the world, and macrosocietal structures. We also talk about how to translate cultural knowledge and experience to clinical evaluations in neuropsychology.

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Daryl Fujii
Instructor Credentials

Daryl Fujii is a board certified neuropsychologist at the VA Pacific Island Health Care Services. He is a co-founder and Past President of the Asian Neuropsychological Association, Associate Editor for the Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology and developer of the ECLECTIC Framework, a model for conducting neuropsychological assessments with diverse patients. Daryl is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and National Academy of Neuropsychology.

Educational Objectives
  • List several differences between an ethnocentric lens and an ethnorelative lens.
  • Discuss several unique aspects of U.S. culture and how they may play a role in western tests and a western neuropsychological evaluation.
  • Apply the knowledge from this conversation by informing clinical preparation for work with culturally different/diverse clients.
Target Audience
  • Introductory
  • Date Available: 2022-04-01
  • You may obtain CE for this podcast at any time.
Offered for CE
  • Yes
  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $25
Refund Policy
  • This podcast is not eligible for refunds
CE Credits
  • 1.0 Credit(s)
  • The author has nothing to disclose
  • N/A
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