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Training in psychometric cognitive assessment targeting local psychologists, organized by BASR PDF Print E-mail

 

BASR Psychology Department organized a one week training in psychometric cognitive assessment targeting 5 psychologists from local organizations in the West Bank. The training was conducted by Mr. Jeries Shahwan, Head of Psychology Department at BASR, as well as a visiting clinical neuro-psychologist from Ireland, Dr. Ann Moriarty.

Two major components were covered during the training period:

Online testing.

Wechsler adult test batteries for intelligence and memory.

The training encompassed practical experiences as well as theoretical discussions regarding cognition. The trainees acquired experience both in administering tests and also taking the role of the testee. Overall, the trainees showed awareness of the complexities of the assessment process.