Reading and Exectutive Functioning Case Studies

$25.00 for 1.25 credits

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Description

For this course, Dr. Jeremy Sharp sits down with Dr. Steve Feifer, developer of the Feifer family of academic measures, to talk about reading disorders and executive functioning. To make the information relatable and engaging, Dr. Feifer provides “live consultation” on two of  Dr. Sharp's cases (Note: any identifying information was removed from the data, and demographic information was changed appropriately). You can find the case data discussed as a download in the References and Citations section of the course syllabus.

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

This CE program is designated as intermediate.

Conflict of interest or commercial support disclaimer: Dr. Feifer has authored three tests on diagnosing learning disabilities in children, all of which are published by PAR.  

This interview was published in April of 2021.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Audio Interview with Steve Feifer
  • Transcript of Interview with Steve Feifer
  • References and Citations
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

DR. STEVEN FEIFER

Dr. Steven G. Feifer, D. Ed., ABSNP is an internationally renowned speaker and author in the field of learning disabilities, and has authored eight books on learning and emotional disorders in children. He has more than 20 years of experience as a school psychologist and is dually certified in school neuropsychology. Dr. Feifer has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Maryland School Psychologist of the Year in 2008, and the 2009 National School Psychologist of the Year by the National Association of School Psychologists. Dr. Feifer currently assesses children at the Monocacy Neurodevelopmental Center in Frederick, MD, and remains a popular presenter at state and national conferences. He has authored three tests on diagnosing learning disabilities in children, all of which are published by PAR.

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ABOUT DR. JEREMY SHARP

Dr. Sharp is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that he founded in 2009 and have grown to over 20 clinicians. 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 Apr 19, 2021.

Learning Objectives

Based on the content of this course, I can:

  • Explain the relationship between visual spatial, fluid reasoning, and executive functioning
  • Provide examples of how anxiety issues can impact executive functioning test results
  • Discuss test scores that would help determine behavior or academic accommodations

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