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CE/CPD Module Description

Name of CE/CPD Module:
Neuropsychology of Emotional Disturbance

CE/CPD Description:
Ann Leonard-Zabel, Ed.D. discusses: 1) the challenges of emotional disturbance in children; 2) the neural architecture of temperament and emotional functioning; 3) the neurobiology of empathy; 4) the neurobiology of internalizing disorders, 5) the neurobiology of externalizing disorders; and 6) the merits of school-wide positive behavioral supports.

CE/CPD Goals and Objectives:
This CE/CPD Module is designed to help you:
• Identify three main subcortical brain regions responsible for regulating emotions.
• Describe the functions of schwann cells, mirror neurons, and spindle cells related to empathy.
• Identify the four brain regions implicated in bipolar, anxiety, OCD, PSTD, depression disorders.
• Describe the distinction between early and late starters.
• Identify what takes place in a 3 tier intervention model for positive behavioral supports.
• The overall quality of the CE/CPD Module was good.
• I can use the information presented in this module in my professional work.
• The material was presented in an organized manner.
• The instructor was knowledgeable on the topic.
• I would be interested in attending additional CE/CPD modules by this examiner.
• The registration process for the CE/CPD module was easy.
• I would probably come back to this site in the future for additional CE/CPD training.

Number of CE/CPD Credits: 5

Cost for Individuals: $150.00

Cost for Groups of 5+: $135.00

About the Presenter:


Dr. Ann Marie Leonard-Zabel, Ph.D., ABSNP
Dr. Leonard-Zabel received her Doctoral Degree in Child and Youth Studies-Special Services and Exceptional Education with a focus on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Neuropsychology from Nova Southeastern University. She is a full professor of Psychology at Curry College in Massachusetts. She owns and operates a private practice specializing in School Psychology/School Neuropsychology and Clinical Forensic Counseling.


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Individual Webinars for Purchase

Academic Deficits
Integrating Cognitive Assessment in School Neuropsychological Evaluations: New Developments in CHC Theory, SLD Identification, and Cross-Battery Assessment
Neuropsychology of Reading Disorders: From Assessment to Intervention
Neuropsychology of Written Language Disorders (Updated)
Neuropsychology of Mathematics Disorders: From Assessment to Intervention


Assessment Instruments
NEPSY-II: From Administration to Clinical Interpretation
Evaluating Autism Spectrum Disorders with the Autism Spectrum Rating Scale: New Data and New Ideas
Delis Kaplan Executive Function Systems (D-KEFS): Administration and Interpretation
Cognitive Assessment System: Second Edition - From Assessment to Intervention
Test of Everyday Attention for Children - Second Edition (TEA-Ch2) J Version for children ages 5-0 to 7-11
Test of Everyday Attention for Children - Second Edition (TEA-Ch2) A Version for children ages 8-0 to 15-11
Clinical Populations
Neuro-profiling of the Hijacked Brain: Adolescent Addiction
Neuropsychology of Juvenile Delinquency
Neuropsychology of Chronic Illnesses
Neuropsychology of Pediatric Brain Tumors
Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury: From Assessment to Intervention
Requisite Assessment Skills and Considerations for Evaluating Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Cognitive Processes
A Five Dimensional Model of Executive Function: Cognition, Behavior, Social-Emotional, Academics, & Impairment
Neuropsychology of Working Memory: From Assessment to Interventions (Updated)
Long-Term Memory: From Assessment to Interventions
Neuropsychology of Executive Functions: Part 1 - Theories
Neuropsychology of Executive Functions: Part 2 - Assessment
Neuropsychology of Executive Functions: Part 3 - Interventions
Emotional Disturbance
The Neuropsychology of Emotional Disorders: A Framework for Effective Interventions
Neuropsychology of Emotional Disturbance
When the brain injures others: Understanding, evaluating, and treating children and adolescent violence from a school neuropsychological perspective
Functional Neuroanatomy
Review of Functional Neuroanatomy
Legal and Ethical Issues
"All's Well That End's We" Addressing Psychological Ethical and Legal Issues
Report Writing and Case Studies
Making School Neuropsychological Reports Relevant to Curriculum and Instruction
Special Topics
Importance of Considering Sleep in School Neuropsychological Assessment
Multicultural Issues in School Psychology and School Neuropsychology