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Full-Day Workshop

Seminar: Unleashing the Power of WISC-V

In collaboration : Pearson Logo

This 1-day course will provide psychologists with practical information and hands-on experience using the WISC-V, as well as how to use this assessment as part of a comprehensive evaluation. Particular emphasis will be placed on new components of the WISC-V, including revision goals and new test framework, clinical validity studies, case studies, and more. A specific focus on the interpretation of the WISC-V and improving report writing will round out the session.

Dates:20 Nov 2018 (Tue)
Time:9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue:Pearson Office
9 North Buona Vista Drive
#13-05/06 The Metropolis Tower One
Singapore 138588
Speaker: Dr Melissa Stephens

Dr Melissa Stephens is a Registered and Endorsed Clinical Neuropsychologist with over 18 years’ experience in neuropsychology, clinical psychology, and organisational psychology, working across clinical, corporate, and private practice settings. Since 2007, Melissa has worked with Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment supporting and training other psychologists to use assessment tools including the Wechsler family of tests. Melissa has extensive experience in tertiary education, having lectured and tutored undergraduate and postgraduate university psychology students since 2003 and has published research and books in the field of neuropsychology and sleep disorders. Melissa is a Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (CCN), and current member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), International Neuropsychological Society (INS), and National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN), and brings 5 years of board experience having served in a number of roles on the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists National Executive and Victorian State Committees.

Course Outline
  1. Revision goals of the WISC-V and new test structure
  2. Administration and scoring overview, including digital options
  3. Practice administering and scoring new subtests
  4. Analysis and interpretation overview, including case studies
  5. Application of cognitive hypothesis testing using PSW analysis, including case studies
  6. Practical and evidence-based report writing tips
  7. WISC-V technical properties and clinical validity studies
  8. Available resources
Course Objectives

As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the new test structure of the WISC-V.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in administering and scoring the WISC-V, in particular the new subtests and indices.
  3. Gain competence in interpreting WISC-V profiles and know where to seek out additional support.
  4. Demonstrate how to use the PSW in the context of cognitive hypothesis testing.
  5. Outline the characteristics of an effective psycho-educational report.
Who Can Benefit?

Psychologists and Students pursuing Masters in Psychology

Course Fees & Closing Dates
No. of registrants Fees per pax
1st 10 pax 320
Next 20 pax 360
Above 30 pax 400