Foundations of Memory

$30.00 for 1.5 credits

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Description

For this course, Dr. Jennifer Puig and Dr. Lisa Drozdick sit down with Dr. Jeremy Sharp of The Testing Psychologist podcast to talk about the foundational aspects of memory. Jennifer and Lisa are a fantastic duo for this topic because together they are able to cover memory across the lifespan. They discuss many aspects of memory, including…

  • Basics of memory: what is it and how does it develop?
  • The overlap of memory and executive functioning in kids
  • Assessment of memory
  • Why working memory is so important

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

This CE program is designated as beginner.

CE Content Category: Clinical; Testing; Assessment

Conflict of interest: Both Dr. Puig and Dr. Drozdick work for Pearson Assessment.

This interview was published in November 2022.

 

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Audio Interview with Jennifer Puig, PhD, LP and Lisa Drozdick, PhD
  • Transcript of Interview with Jennifer Puig, PhD, LP and Lisa Drozdick, PhD
  • References and Citations
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

ABOUT DR. JENNIFER PUIG

Jennifer Puig, Ph.D., LP is a Research Director at Pearson. She obtained her Ph.D. in Child Psychology from the Developmental Psychopathology and Clinical Science program at the University of Minnesota, where she was trained as both a Developmental Scientist and a Clinical Psychologist. Jennifer’s research in graduate school focused on the impact of infant attachment on adult physical health outcomes. Her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship were completed at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and focused on Pediatric Neuropsychology. She is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Minnesota with specializations in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Pediatric Neuropsychology.

Get in touch:

  • Email:  Jennifer.Puig@Pearson.com

ABOUT DR. LISA DROZDICK

Lisa Whipple Drozdick, Ph.D, Principal Research Director at Pearson, is a licensed clinical psychologist, researcher, and published author. She received her clinical training at West Virginia University and the South Texas Veterans Healthcare System. She currently leads the development of neuropsychological and cognitive measures across the lifespan. Lisa has led the development efforts on products assessing memory, executive functioning, cognitive ability, adaptive functioning, and behavior. She currently spearheads an initiative within Pearson focused on engaging with the research community.

Get in touch:

  • Email: Lisa.Drozdick@Pearson.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 he founded in 2009. 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, he 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.

 

 

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Dec 21, 2022.

Learning Objectives

Based on the content of this course, I can:

  • Describe the information processing system in the brain
  • Discuss why memory issues in children may be different than for adults
  • Explain the relationship of attention with memory

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