Supervisor Shanna Cooper, PhD
Facility VA Oceanside Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Address

VA Oceanside CBOC | 1300 Rancho del Oro | Oceanside, CA

Phone 760-643-2048
Email

stcooper@ucsd.edu or shanna.cooper@va.gov

Placement Type

VA CBOC – Neuropsychological Assessment

Patient Type Outpatient Veterans (all ages) who are seeking diagnostic clarification of cognitive concerns, which may include psychiatric (e.g., PTSD, depression, SMI, personality) and/or neurological (TBI, stroke, neurodegeneration) etiologies.
Experience Type
  • Neuropsychological assessment: Administration of a flexible battery of tests, scoring tests, and writing reports to ascertain a person’s cognitive functioning to determine etiology of deficits, treatment recommendations, and/or referrals to specialty services.
  • Psychological assessment: Administration of a flexible battery of tests, scoring tests, and writing reports to assist with differential diagnosis, treatment planning, and determining whether functional deficits reflect affective, personality, and/or cognitive etiologies.
Number Of Students 3-4 upper level neuropsychology students on a rotating basis
Experience Necessary 4th or 5th year students with previous neuropsychological assessment experience.
Time Commitment

7-8 Hours for testing and scoring, plus report writing which can be done remotely.

Testing rotation to be arranged with supervisor and will be dependent on number of students interested.

Practicum Length Full Year, 48-week commitment. Schedule can accommodate internship interviewing/ early start dates.
Start Date Flexible
Limiting Factors

None

Description Revised 05/04/2020