Meeting/Seminar

Neuropsychological Compromise and Decision Making Capacity - 13 February 2019

Hosted by
STEP Western Australia
Event type
Meeting/Seminar
Address
Perth
6000
Country
Australia
Date
13 February 2019
Time
17:30 - 19:30
Description

About the Speaker

Dr Elizabeth Vuletich:
Liz is an endorsed Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and one of the founding directors of Mindlink Psychology. She is passionate about promoting the understanding and utilisation of neuropsychological services in Western Australia. Hailing from the central dessert, she is particularly driven to ensuring that such services reach rural and remote clients. 
 
Alongside her role as Director of MindLink Psychology Liz has worked for 10 years in the public system, as Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist Coordinator and also former Director of the Neurosciences Unit; overseeing all multidisciplinary clinical and research activities within this specialist state-wide service. She is a board approved supervisor, ACT therapist, a qualified and CogMed coach.

Liz’s current clinical case load involves work predominantly within the criminal justice system, as expert witness and also providing consultation and assessments to the Court in relation to sentencing, fitness to plead and parole. She also regularly undertakes assessment relating to fitness for work, and also to provide opinion regarding various aspects of decision making capacity (for matters before SAT).

Summary

Liz Vuletich will give an overview of neuropsychology, and the types of conditions that can compromise cognition, and how a neuropsychological assessment may be useful in informing questions about capacity.

She is also planning to go over some case studies.

CPD
1 point in Competency Area 2 – Professional Skills
Cost:
STEP Members - AUS 50.00
Non-members - AUS 110.00
Contact
Janelle Walsh
Contact phone
0422404438
Contact email
western.australia@step.org
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