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Assessment of Children: Cognitive Foundations and Applications – Seventh Edition – 1.5 CE-Credit – Virtual

April 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm MDT


This workshop will cover Assessment of Children: Cognitive Foundations and Applications (Seventh Edition) BY Jerome M. Sattler. It will (a) provide an overview of the 20 chapters in the main text and the16 appendix chapters (b) discuss issues related to the construct and measurement of intelligence, and (c) discuss how cognitive tests are useful in the assessment of children with specific learning disability, intellectual disability, and giftedness.

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Learning Objectives

  • Participants will learn about the unique features of Assessment of Children, Cognitive Foundations and Applications, Seventh Ed.
  • Participants will learn about recent developments in cognitive assessment.
  • Participants will learn about the application of cognitive tests to children with special needs.
Clinical Assessment


Dr. Jerome M. Sattler

Jerome M. Sattler is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology. Currently, he is Professor Emeritus and an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University. In 1998 he received the Senior Scientist Award from the Division of School Psychology of the American Psychological Association. In 2003, he received an honorary Doctor of Sciences degree from Central Missouri State University. In 2005, he received the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation. In 2006, he received the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology Award from the San Diego Psychological Association and a Distinguished Visiting Professor Award from the Colorado School of Professional Psychology. In 2014, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Azusa Pacific University. In 2015, he received The 1949 Award from the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Kansas (1949 is the year the program at KU received approval from the American Psychological Association) given to distinguished alumni for outstanding contributions to clinical psychology. In 2018, he received the Commemorative Medallion awarded by the College of Psychology, Nova Southeastern University. In 2024, he received the ABPP Distinguished Service to the Profession Award, 2023

            His books include Assessment of Children: Cognitive Foundations and Applications (Seventh Edition), Foundations of Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Assessment of Children (Seventh Edition), and  Assessment with the WAIS–IV (with Joseph J. Ryan). The first five editions of Assessment of Children have been translated into Spanish. In 2007, a Spanish translation and a Chinese translation (brief edition) of Assessment of Children, Behavioral, Social, and Clinical Foundation (Fifth Edition) were published.

Format and Schedule
  1. Overview of Cognitive 7th
  2. Recent research on cognitive assessment
  3. Usefulness of cognitive assessment with specific learning disability, intellectual disability, and giftedness
Continuing Education Credits

The Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA) is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) to offer Continuing Education (CE) for psychologists. This workshop is offered for one and a half (1.5) hours of CE Credit. Full attendance at the workshop is required to receive Continuing Education Credits. Partial credit will not be awarded, and late arrivals or early departure will preclude awarding of Continuing Education Credits. PAA maintains responsibility for the program.

Cancellation and Refunds

Cancellation and refunds may be applied for by email or phone call to the PAA. Cancellations received fourteen (14) days prior to the Continuing Professional Development activity will receive a full refund of the registration fee, less a $35.00 + GST processing fee. PAA reserves the right to cancel any activity, in which case a full refund of the registration fee will be provided.


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April 17
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm MDT


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