Assessing Motor-Impaired Kids

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Description

Dr. Jen Engle, board-certified pediatric neuropsychologist, sits down with Dr. Jeremy Sharp for this course to talk about best practices for assessing motor-impaired children. They cover nearly all aspects of the assessment process, starting with getting the referral and moving through battery selection, how and when to break standardization, and considerations in writing the report. This conversation was absolutely packed with information for anyone who may work with this population or has an interest in doing so. Here are a couple of other topics that are covered:

  • Definition, etiology, and types of motor impairments
  • Why age equivalents are psychometrically unsound
  • Why Dr. Engle prefers the Vineland interview format over the questionnaire format

Interview conducted: August 2021

CE Content Category: Testing/Assessment; Clinical

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses, case managers.

This CE course is designated as intermediate.

There is no known conflict of interest or commercial support.

This course includes a written transcript of the audio content.

 

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Audio Interview with Jennifer Engle, PhD
  • Transcript of Interview with Jennifer Engle, PhD
  • References and Citations
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

ABOUT DR. JEN ENGLE

Dr. Jen Engle is a pediatric neuropsychologist who works at BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada. She is Board Certified in pediatric neuropsychology through the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. In addition to providing direct neuropsychology services, she offers trainings and consultations for psychologists who wish to develop their expertise in special populations, particularly children with neuromotor conditions and children with visual impairments.

Contact Dr. Jen Engle: engle.neuropsychology@gmail.com

ABOUT DR. JEREMY SHARP

Dr. Jeremy Sharp is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that was founded in 2009 and has grown to include nine licensed clinicians, three clinicians in training, and a full administrative staff. Dr. Sharp earned his undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting his Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, Dr. Sharp specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, Dr. Sharp provides private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

Dr. Jeremy Sharp

 

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Nov 11, 2021.

Learning Objectives

Based on the content of this course, I can:

  • Define neuromotor impairment and the etiology of different impairments
  • Discuss standard and non-standard battery considerations for this population
  • Explain why age equivalents may not be psychometrically sound

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