Child and Family Studies (CHFS) - Applied Developmental Neuropsychology

CHFS 4206  Applied Developmental Neuropsychology


CHFS 2006 or PSYC 2006 or permission of the instructor


PSYC 4216


Three hours per week.




This course introduces students to basic neuroscientific principles, principles of neurodevelopment, and theories of Applied Developmental Neuropsychology. An introduction to principles of neuropsychological assessment and the relationship between nervous system function, cognition, emotion and behavior is provided. Students are introduced to the design of individualized interventions, in a review of pediatric and adult disorders, including acquired and traumatic brain injury. Biopsychosocial factors and adjustment of clients are addressed in an interdisciplinary approach that covers both clinical cases and research evidence. This course may be credited towards Psychology.

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