Small-Group Advanced Seminar in

Interpretation of the HRB



Puzzling Cases Advanced Interpretation Seminar





This small-group advanced seminar topic was suggested by prior seminar participants. Attendees will submit cases of their choice, tested with the Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Battery, to be presented and discussed during the seminar. This is an opportunity to review those difficult or puzzling cases with the seminar faculty as well as with other advanced participants.

Each case will be explored systematically through a process of test interpretation, integration of clinical history and neurological findings, differential diagnosis, and determination of educational, treatment or rehabilitation needs.

ACTIVE participation is expected of all attendees!

All attendees must have previously completed a workshop from the Reitan Neuropsychology Labs or The Neuropsychology Center.


Jim Hom, Ph.D.
Janice Nici, Ph.D.

The faculty members are experienced neuropsychologists with extensive background in the Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Batteries. Both have been faculty members at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and are founders of The Neuropsychology Center. The faculty have numerous scientific publications and are active in national neuropsychological organizations. They have provided graduate level coursework in Clinical Neuropsychology, as well as post-doctoral training and supervision.

Learning Objectives:

Participants in this seminar can expect to improve their ability to recognize important patterns in neuropsychological test results, to appreciate neuropsychological concomitants of neurological conditions, and to understand implications of various test patterns for patient's daily, occupational, and educational functioning.

CE Credit:

16.0 hours of Continuing Education credit for Psychologists.

The Neuropsychology Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Neuropsychology Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Full attendance at the seminar is required to receive CE credit. Partial credits cannot be awarded.


Day 1:

  • 8:45 9 Registration, Introductions; seminar format and schedule
  • 9 - 9:45 Faculty lecture
  • 9:45 - 10:45 Case presentation by Faculty
  • 10:45 12 Case presentation by attendees followed by group discussion
  • 12 - 1:30 Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:30 - 4:30 Case presentations by attendees followed by group discussion

Day 2:

  • 8:45 10 Faculty lecture
  • 10 - 11:30 Case presentation by attendees followed by group discussion
  • 11:30 12 Faculty lecture
  • 12 - 1:30 Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:30 - 4:30 Case presentations by attendees followed by group discussion

Day 3:

  • 8:45 - 9:30 Faculty lecture
  • 9:30 - 11:15 Case presentation by attendees followed by group discussion
  • 11:15 12 Faculty lecture
  • 12 - 12:15 Final comments, questions; Course evaluation


Clinical Cases:

Cases for presentation will be selected from among those submitted by attendees. Each attendee may submit up to three clinical cases for consideration for the seminar. Adult or child cases can be submitted. Final selection of cases will be made by the faculty, so as to provide an appropriate mix of presenting questions, diagnoses, etc. All cases submitted for this seminar must have complete HRB results (Adult, Older Children or Young Children's battery), using standard test equipment and procedures.

To submit a case: Send a summary sheet of test results on a well-disguised patient. Include the Aphasia Screening Test and the patient's drawings from the Aphasia Screening Test as well. On a separate page, indicate a brief history, neurological summary if available, and the complications or issues which make this case puzzling.


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