Friday, March 20, 2015
Workshop: WISC-V: Advanced Clinical Issues
Presented by: Nassau Psychological Services Institute of the Nassau County Psychological Association and Adelphi University Postgraduate Programs in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
Where: Adelphi University, Campbell Lounge 1-3, 2nd floor of the Recreation and Sports Center - One South Ave., Garden City NY11530
- Here’s the link to directions:
adelphi.edu/visitors/directions.php or call 516-877-6844
When: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Registration/Continental Breakfast: 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Speaker: Lawrence G. Weiss, Ph.D. Vice President, Global Research & Development
- Pearson Clinical Assessment
This presentation will provide an overview of the WISC-V, and will explain theoretical, clinical, and empirical rationales for the changes made between WISC-IV and WISC-V. Advanced topics in clinical interpretation of the new five factor model will be discussed, as well as applicability of the new WISC-V subtests to psychoeducational evaluations, and the relationship of children’s cognitive development to socio-economic variables, home environment, and parental behavior.
After this conference participants will be able to:
- Describe what each of the five index scores measure.
- Utilize the new subtests as part of a psychoeducational evaluation.
- Explain the role of environment on the development of children’s cognitive abilities.
Dr. Lawrence G. Weiss
Pearson Clinical Assessment
Lawrence G. Weiss, PhD is Vice President of Global Research and Development for Pearson Clinical Assessment. He oversees a department of 175 professionals in 11countries spanning 4 continents. Dr. Weiss is responsible for all research and test development activities related to the company’s psychological, educational, speech, language, and occupational therapy assessment products as well as post college admissions tests.
Dr. Weiss has presented widely on intelligence in more than a dozen countries. He has authored or co-authored 8 graduate level text books over the past 12 years:
- WISC-V Advanced Clinical Use and Interpretation (in press)
- Advanced Clinical Assessment with WAIS-IV and WMS-IV (2013)
- BAYLEY-III Clinical Use and Interpretation (2010)
- WAIS-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation (2010)
- WISC-IV Clinical Use and Intervention (2008)
- WISC-IV Advanced Clinical Interpretation (2006)
- WISC-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation (2005)
- WISC-III Cross Cultural Analyses: Culture and Children’s Intelligence (2003)
Some of his books have been translated into Spanish, Japanese, and Korean. In addition, he has authored 13 chapters in other people’s books. He has authored or coauthored 30 research articles in peer reviewed professional journals - including two Special Issues devoted to his work – and 12 technical reports for Psych Corp and Pearson. Finally, he has been nominated for the Senior Scientist Award given by the American Psychological Association, Division 16, in each of the last 4 years.
Dr. Weiss holds a PhD degree in industrial and organizational psychology from Texas A&M University, and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Trinity University. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife of 30 years, Judy Ann. The Weiss’ have two adult sons living in Florida and Tennessee. The family enjoys traveling together, snow skiing, fishing, and hiking in the mountains.
FEES: Please pre-register by sending this form with a check or CC information enclosed to the below address by Friday, March 13, 2015.
We suggest early registration due to limited seating and great interest indicated.
- NPCA Members - $45
- Non-members - $55
- Adelphi graduates and faculty - $45
- Adelphi Grad and Post Grad candidates - $25
- Approved CE credits (3) - $15
CE CREDITS: Certificates of completion for continuing education credits will be awarded to psychologists and others, who attend the entire workshop, complete the evaluation form and submit a $15.00 fee. Partial credits will not be awarded. Late arrivals and early departures will preclude receipt of the certificate. The Nassau Psychological Services Institute (NPSI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPSI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Cancellations with 48 hours notice are subject to refund minus a $10 administrative fee.
For more information about programs please visit our website at:
Nassau County Psychological Association
P.O. Box 9
Massapequa Park, NY 11762
Phone: (516) 377-1010
Fax: (516) 377-1240