APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists

Welcome to the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (CCN)

The CCN represents the interests of the 1000+ members by providing connection, professional development and professional advocacy for the diverse community of clinical neuropsychologists across Australia. Member benefits include access to professional development events, a network of peers, and the opportunity to shape the future of the profession of neuropsychology. 

Find out more about clinical neuropsychology and the CCN here.

The CCN is made up of a national committee and state sections. Please do not hesitate to contact committee members with any questions or enquiries.

  

Benefits of Membership

We welcome new members at all career stages including student members.

Click here for information on joining the CCN.

  

Upcoming CCN CPD events

Organised by the Psychology and Ageing Interest Group

Cognition in older adults

Presenter: Katherine Franks, Clinical Neuropsychologist
 
Date: Thursday 6th Jun 2024

Time: 12:00pm to 1:30pm AEST

Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  • describe common cognitive changes in older adults and their causes,

  • outline common issues and considerations in the assessment of older adults, and
  • recognise the role of neuropsychology in the assessment of older adults.
Discounts for APS student members, APS members and PAIG members. 
 
 

On-Demand CCN CPD

Recorded content from the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychology Conference - November 2022.
 
 
 
Freely available for all APS members. 
 

Financial decision making in older age

Presenter: Professor Duke Han

Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  • identify risks for financial vulnerability among older adults,
  • demonstrate awareness of brain regions implicated in poorer financial decision making, and
  • apply skills for assessing financial decision making in older age.
Discounts for APS student members, CCN members and CCN student members. 
 
 

 Other Events

Event: Unlocking the Power of Sleep: Understanding the Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience of Sleep

Date/Time: Friday, June 21 – 7:00AM-10:30 AM

Registration link: https://nanonline.org/Shared_Content/_iCore/Events/Event_Display2.aspx?EventKey=SLEEP24&WebsiteKey=f3731569-e7ac-47aa-89c1-f66ae726877c

 

Current Offers

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CCN members can apply for your complimentary National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) Organisational Membership via this form here. (Membership T&Cs are detailed in the form.)

As Organisational members CCN members will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Complimentary electronic subscription to the Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology (a $350 value)
  • Up to 40% discount on DistanCE online learning opportunities (one course could save $300)
  • Reduced registration rates for Conferences (up to $150 savings)
  • Access to NeuroNetwork, NAN's online community dedicated to member conversations and interactions
  • Exclusive access to professional resources including continuous updates on CPT Codes, CMS requirements, HIPAA, insurance primers, sample letters and forms for use in private practice settings, and handouts and brochures for patients and physicians
  • Volunteer opportunities to help shape the field of neuropsychology while networking with your colleagues and acquiring new business contacts
  • Advocacy on behalf of clinical neuropsychology and consumers of neuropsychological services
  • Co-sponsoring a session at the NAN annual conference
  • Contributions to NAN media project
  • Participation on committees

Organisational membership does not include the following benefits:

  • Eligibility for Fellow membership status
  • Organisational members do not have voting privileges, cannot hold elected office, or Chair a committee

Further membership info and NAN policies

Further information about NAN, membership, and its policies, including privacy policy can be found on the NAN website here.

 

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CCN members are now able to access FREE membership with the The New Zealand Special Interest Group in Neuropsychology (NZSIGN).  

By joining NZSIGN on an APS-CCN membership you will be able to:

  • access significant expertise and guidance in the field of neuropsychology in Aotearoa.
  • purchase the webinars and workshops at the same rate as our members.
  • access the Google Group email list which enables you to partake in discussions regarding neuropsychological practice with members around the country.
  • access a database of potential neuropsychology supervisors.
  • access the NZSIGN Annual Newsletter.
  • attend our annual AGM meeting.
  • NB: The joining fee is waived for APS-CCN members.

Click here to find out more or sign up here

 

Resources

Our members have created practice guides for the APS psychology community. 

Guidelines for the use of telehealth for clinical neuropsychological services: Psychometric test administration during the COVID-19 pandemic

CCN members can access additional resource links. 

 

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The APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists supports the Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign; early recognition, appropriate assessment and identification of underlying cognitive impairments enable accurate diagnosis and consideration of suitable treatment and management options, including for patients with more subtle impairments, which can significantly impact on activities and wellbeing.

 

Last updated: 29/05/2024