Ethics & Equity In Neuropsychology: Practical and practice-based methods to increase both business growth and community access among diverse populations

  • 9 May 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Zoom Conference

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Anita Hamilton, PhD, ABPP
Assistant Professor at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)
     and the University of Southern California (USC), 
Keck School of Medicine
Private Practice, Seal Beach, CA

  • Objective: To review and identify opportunities to increase equity among diverse populations while also promoting business sustainability in the areas of: 

  • 1.     Assessment: Review of emerging tools and resources that can be leveraged to increase access among patients and equity in our field. Evaluation of traditional measures and the burden/challenges to equity.
  • 2.     Access: Review of practices and business models to increase access among diverse clinical populations. Equity is not another word for “free.”
  • 3.     Advocacy & Allyship: Ways to emit change and increase equity within our field.

The purpose of the presentation is to provide resources to assist clinicians in expanding practical models of equity that are feasible from a business standpoint. The discussion will also include a discussion of current models that are obstructive to equal access among diverse populations. Various viewpoints regarding increasing equity in neuropsychology both locally, nationally and globally will also be discussed and welcomed. 

Dr. Anita Herrera-Hamilton is a board-certified neuropsychologist and Associate Professor at CHLA & USC Keck School of Medicine. She specializes in neuropsychological & psychoeducational evaluations of children, adolescents & adults, including seniors. Specialties include: concussion, traumatic brain injury, dementia & medical conditions affecting brain functioning. As a psychotherapist & certified yoga instructor, Dr. Herrera-Hamilton incorporates somatic & mindfulness strategies to assist athletes, coaches, parents and executives in managing performance-related anxiety, performance enhancement and recovery management.

 This continuing education event meets the requirements for 2.0 hours of Continuing Education ETHICS credit in Psychology as outlined in the Washington State Licensing Law for Psychologists.




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