Columbus, Ohio. According to personal injury lawyer, David Bressman, in order to get the best and most successful recovery from a brain injury, you will likely utilize a neuropsychologist. But what should you look for, what are some good questions to ask? This is part 2, other posts will also mention questions and topics to address in dealing with your brain injury.
3. Did the neuropsychologist attend a graduate school program that complies with the guidelines for neuropsychological training set forth by Division 40 (Neuropsychology) of the American Psychological Association? For further information, go to http://www.div40.org/
4. Did the neuropsychologist do an internship (supervised training at the end of graduate school) at a program that meets the guidelines set forth by Division 40 of the American Psychological Association and the International Neuropsychological Society.
5. Is the neuropsychologist Board Certified? One who is board certified has been agreed upon by a board (group) of peers (other neuropsychologists) to meet the rigorous standards necessary to practice neuropsychology, and has achieved the highest level of education possible in this field. To assure that you are being served by a neuropsychologist who is competent to practice neuropsychology, it is usually recommended that you see a board-certified neuropsychologist.