Dr Carmela Pestell - Clinical Neuropsychologist & Clinical Psychologist
       
Presentations/Workshops Given

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): Sentencing Implications.
Criminal Law Masterclass. The Law Society of WA. Oct 3 2019

Contemporary clinical issues related to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. University of Melbourne, Shepparton campus, September 24 (1-4pm).

Forensic Issues Relating to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the Justice System. Shepparton, VIC, September 24 (5-7pm).   

Twilight: Recognising & Responding to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Judicial College of Victoria. Melbourne, 13 August 2019

FASD: A Neuropsychological Perspective (Keynote address). The Inaugural Children's Court Practitioner Training Conference. 28-29 March, 2019, Darwin.

FASD & Neuropsychology-Community Education Session. 3 April 2019, Launceston, Tasmania.

FASD: An update for Psychologists. New Directions Psychology Services. 10 December 2018, City Beach, Perth.

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: The effect on cognitive abilities and sleep in children.  2nd Australasian FASD Conference: "Our Science our Stories". Perth, 21-22 November 2018.

FASD and juvenile justice in Australia: Neuropsychological Implications. 2nd Australasian FASD Conference: "Our Science our Stories". Perth, 21-22 November 2018.

Fitzpatrick, J., Cribb, S., Pestell, C., & Russell, A. Australian diagnostic guidelines for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). 2018 APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists Conference,  8-10 November 2018, Brisbane. (Full Day workshop).

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING
Shifting Sands Exploring the boundaries of specialisation. Breakfast Masterclass Panel Meeting. Drinking in pregnancy: Risks, reasons, results
By Women Want to Know (Sponsor). Adelaide Convention Centre, 19 September 2018.

Fitzpatrick, J. & Pestell, C. Key noteFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Implications for Schools. School Psychologists' Association of WA 29th Annual Conference. 20 September 2018.

Mutch,R., Passmore, H., Pestell, C. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and youth justice: a prevalence study among young people sentenced to detention in Western Australia. European Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) 2018 - 24-26 September 2018, Alexanderplatz, Berlin.

Fitzpatrick, J. & Pestell, C. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Staff Training - WA Youth Mental Health Services. Bendat Parent & Community Centre, Wembley, 7 August 2018 (afternoon workshop).

Fitzpatrick, J. & Pestell, C. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Implications for the Justice System. Kalgoorlie Court House, 27 July 2018.

Public Lecture: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Australia’s hidden epidemic. A talk for parents, families, educators and healthcare professionals.   Sponsored by the Australian Psychological Society. 19th July 2018. University Club Auditorium (University of WA).

2 Day Workshop: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Tagarilia Child & Family Centre, Bridgewater Hobart, 26 & 27 June 2018.

2 Day Workshop: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. University of Tasmania, Hobart, 28 & 29 June 2018.

FASD Community Education Session (with Dr James Fitzpatrick). Women & Children's Hospital, Adelaide. 24 May 2018.

One day workshop FASD Australian Diagnostic Process. Alice Springs 2 May 2018.

Two Day Workshop: FASD Australian Diagnostic Process. Darwin, 3 & 4 May 2018.

Half Day Workshop: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Australian Diagnostic Process. University of WA, 20 April 2018.

Half Day Workshop: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Australian Diagnostic Process: Neuropsychology Focus. Adelaide, 27 February 2018.

Day Workshop: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Australian Diagnostic Process. University of Tasmania, Hobart, 1 March 2018.

Community information session: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. University of Tasmania, Hobart, 1 March 2018.

The Neuropsychology of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. PATCHES Paediatrics Community Forum. Port Hedland, 29 January 2018.

R. Mutch, C. Pestell, N. Kippin, H. Passmore, C. Condon, C. Bower, and on behalf of the Banksia Hill Study Team. FASD in WA:Australia's first study determining feasibility of screening and diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) among incarcerated youth in Western Australia; Psychosocial, Developmental and Neuropsychological Profile of Neurodevelopmental Impairment and FASD. ANZAPPL Annual Congress. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law in a Changing World. Perth Convention Centre. Perth, Nov 23, 2017.

Knyn, M., Pestell, C., Bucks, R.   Pediatric Brain Injury: The link between severity, age at injury and intellectual functioning. Poster Presentation. 22nd Annual College of Clinical Neuropsychologists Conference, 10 Nov 2017.

K. Parker, C. Pestell & C. Brodie. Carer Support Intervention Program for children with FASD, ASD or trauma backgrounds. Connecting Community Expo (Carers Australia WA), Broome, 16 Oct 2017.

B. Safe, C. Pestell, & N. Kippin,for the Banksia Hill Project Study Team, Telethon Kids Institute, Perth, WA. Youth diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in a youth detention centre: Implications for justice education. 2017 Australasian Corrections Education Association. Canberra, ACT, Oct 3-5, 2017.

Paul, A., & Pestell, C. Potential pitfalls and challenges to providing psychological services for young people with FASD within the Western Australian juvenile justice system. 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), Vancouver Canada, March 1-4 2017.

Mutch, R., Safe, B., Pestell, C., Freeman, J & Passmore, H. The first Australia study to screen and diagnose Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders among sentenced youth. 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), Vancouver Canada, March 1-4 2017.

Pestell, C. The neuropsychology of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Clinical and Forensic Implications. Western Australian Autism Diagnosticians' Forum (WAADF), Fremantle, 17th October 2016.

Pestell, C., Neuropsychological outcomes following paediatric traumatic brain injury. ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care Annual Scientific Meeting, Perth,  21 October 2016.

Pestell, C., Bower, C., Mutch, R for the Banksia Project team. FASD and juvenile justice in Australia. 4th European Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), London, UK, 12th September 2016.
 
Pestell, C., & Shield, H. Neuropsychological aspects of FASD: Forensic and Ethical implications. Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry l The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 2016 Conference. Fremantle. 9 September, 2016.

Fitzpatrick, J., & Pestell, C. Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: New Developments. Neurosciences Unit, Mt Claremont, 24 August 2016.

Pestell, C. 10 Top Tips for Early Career Neuropsychologists. College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (Australian Psychological Society) University of WA Club, 18 August 2016.

Mason, E., Gaston, J., Pestell, C., & Page, A. One Treatment for a Heterogeneous Disorder: Group-Based CBT for Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia. 8th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies 2016 Congress.  22-25 June 2016 Melbourne.

Bosboom, P., & Pestell, C. Challenges and opportunities for Australian Clinical Neuropsychology: A WA perspective. 21st Annual Conference APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. "Workshops by the Waves". 20 November 2015, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens NSW.

Supporting post-graduate psychology trainees with mental illness. National Psychology Clinic Directors Meeting. 16 November, 2015, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania.

Seminar: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)- a multidisciplinary approach. Joint presentation with Dr James Fitzpatrick, Kim Sheather & Libby Danckert. November 2015, Karratha, WA.

Seminar: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Training Session. Joint presentation with Dr James Fitzpatrick, Kim Sheather & Libby Danckert. November 2015, Roeburne, WA.

Panel Forum: Knight, R., Pestell C., Kneebone, I., Reynolds, J., Conroy, W., Kay, O., & Littlefield, L. Future of Psychology- Specialist Registration: To be or not to be? 50th APS Annual Golden Jubilee Conference. 2 October 2015, Gold Coast, QLD.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): Implications for adult forensic mental health services. 21 September 2015, Frankland Centre (Graylands Campus Mt Claremont).

Child Maltreatment: Psychological consequences. 24 August 2015, School of Psychology University of WA.

Fitzpatrick, J. & Pestell, C. FASD Clinicians Forum: Case study pertaining to the diagnosis of a young boy in a remote area and use of multidisciplinary team in assessment. 16 June 2015, University of WA.

Seminar: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)- a multidisciplinary approach to the new Australian diagnostic guidelines. Joint presentation with Dr James Fitzpatrick, Kim Sheather & Libby Danckert. 30 April 2015, Hedland Health Campus, Port Hedland, WA.

Workshop:  Recent developments with the assessment and remediation of executive dysfunction.  A Spectrum of Opportunities. 26 Annual Conference. School Psychologists’ Association of WA Inc. 26 September 2014, University of WA.  

Grand Rounds at King Edward Memorial Hospital. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. KEMH, Subiaco. 2nd May 2014.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A neuropsychological perspective. Talk to Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists, Health Department of WA. Graylands Campus, 20 March 2014.

Suicide and risk management in children and adolescents. Presentation to paediatric team at the Neurosciences Unit, Mt Claremont, North Metropolitan Health Service - Mental Health. November 28 2013.

The forensic implications of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: a neuropsychological perspective. 19th Australian Psychological Society Clinical Conference (College of Clinical Neuropsychologists). 3-6 October 2013, Brisbane, Queensland.

Demystifying Neuropsychology: Practical Management of Cognitive Disorders Across the Lifespan. 2nd session with R. Zombor: The Neuropsychological Assessment Report: Common Pitfalls and Ethical Considerations. College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (Australian Psychological Society). Floreat, 6 September 2013.
 
Introduction to Forensic Neuropsychology. Criminal Behaviour FNSC8520. Centre for Forensic Science. University of WA, 26th May 2013.
 
Mutch, R. , Jones, H. & Pestell, C. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Juvenile Offenders. Australian Psychological Society Forensic Psychology Conference. The Times are a Changin’; Controversies, Competencies & DSM-V.18 April 2013.
Fremantle, WA.
 
Expert Evidence requiring both neuropsychological and forensic expertise: Panel Discussion. Peter Ashkar (Forensic/Neuropsychologist), Penny Keely (Lawyer) & C. Pestell. Australian Psychological Society Forensic Psychology Conference. The Times are a Changin’; Controversies, Competencies & DSM-V. 19 April 2013. Fremantle, WA.
 
Vuletich, L. & Pestell, C. A Clinician’s Guide: The Neuropsychological Implications Of Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder & Borderline Personality Disorder. Cradle to the Grave: Contemporary Neuropsychological Issues in Mental Health. Department of Health Clinical Psychology Professional Development Day. Mt Claremont. 22 March 2013
 
Pestell, C. The Disorganised Child: New perspectives on the remediation of Executive Dysfunction. Profesional Development Dinner presentation - College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists. 18 February 2013, Floreat, WA.
 
Mutch, R., Jones, H., Pestell, C., & Johnston, M. Foetal Alcohol Spectrum
Disorders and Equity before the Law: The Key Role of Psychology. Youth Psychological Services | Department of Corrective Services. Mount Lawley, 15 February 2013.
 
Pestell, C. New Perspectives on Malingering in Forensic Settings: A Guide for Psychologists. Department of Corrective Services Psychology Conference. 25 October, 2012.
 
Pestell, C. College of Clinical Neuropsychologists evening Forensic Case Presentation: "I don't really remember...I was really really cooked". School of Psychology, University of WA, 1 October 2012.
 
My brain is making up new memories: A case study of a sex offender with temporal lobe epilepsy & organic psychosis (Drs G. Wojnarowska, N. Pyszora & C. Pestell). Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry l The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists 2O12 Conference. Hong Kong. 6 September, 2012.
 
Case Presentation - Frankland Centre, Graylands Campus. (Drs G. Wojnarowska, N. Pyszora & C. Pestell). Mt Claremont, 13 August 2012.

Pestell, C. Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Teachers Seminar. Prendiville Catholic College, Ocean Reef, 3 July 2012.
 
Pestell, C. Spinal Rehabilitation Teachers Seminar: Cognitive Difficulties and Management in the Classroom (Presentation to Teachers & Educational Assistants). The Niche, SCGH, Nedlands, 18 May 2012.
 
Pestell, C. Inattentive, Hyperactive and Out of Control: How can we help kids with ADHD at School? (Presentation to School Psychologists, Teachers & Education Assistants: Positive Behaviour Teams, Department of Education & Training) Burswood on Swan, Perth, 23 April 2012.
 
Pestell, C. Untangling ADHD. Neurosciences Unit, Mt Claremont. 1 February 2012.
 
Pestell, C. Neuropsychology Assessments and ADHD. Child Development Service Physicians Professional Development Day. West Perth. 18 November 2011.
 
Pestell, C. Untangling the complexity, challenges and controversy of ADHD: Bridging the gap between neuropsychological theory and evidence based practice.17th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. Sydney, NSW, 4 November 2011.
 
Pestell, C. Diagnosing ADHD. Is it all in the eye of the beholder? Unity in Diversity: The 2nd Conference of the WA State Committee of the Australian Psychological Society. Fremantle, WA. 7 November 2011.
 
Pestell, C., & Stefan, J. "The Disorganised Child". Talk to Consultant Psychiatrists. Graylands Hospital, Mt Claremont, WA. 29 September 2011.
 
Pestell, C., & Stefan, J. Complex ADHD in children and adults: Current Developments. Osborne Park Adult Mental Health Service, Osborne Park Hospital, 6 July 2011.
 
ADHD: Implications for the Justice System. A presentation to Clinical Psychologists within Corrective Services. Victoria Park. 1 July 2011.
Pestell, C. Complex ADHD: Implications for Clinicians. Frankland Unit, Graylands Hospital, Mt Claremont. 27 June 2011.
 
Pestell, C., Butun, S., James, J., & Millman, F. Complex Attention & Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A WA Perspective. Growing up Solid Conference. Integrating emotional and mental health throughout infancy, childhood and adolescence. The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists & Australian Association for Infant Mental Health. Perth, WA. 14 May 2011.
 
Pestell, C., & Vidovich, M. “It’s not just about the tests”: Ethical issues associated with neuropsychological assessments & common misperceptions. Unity in Diversity: The Inaugural Conference of the WA State Committee of the APS. Fremantle, WA. 8 November 2010.
 
Pestell, C. (Chair: Dr Johana Stefan). ADHD: Contemporary Theoretical and Clinical Developments. A Neuropsychology Perspective. Evening presentation to the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, WA Branch. Graylands Hospital, Mt Claremont. 18 October 2010.
 
Pestell, C. The cognitive changes in Parkinson's Disease. Seminar for the Parkinson's Association of WA. The Niche, SCGH. Saturday 16 October 2010.
 
Tucker, A. & Pestell, C. The neuropsychological sequelae of maltreatment trauma in childhood: implications for clinical understanding & interventions across the lifespan. 16th Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. Fremantle, WA; 30 September 2010.
 
Pestell, C. The Neuropsychology of ADHD. Presentation to staff at the Complex Attention Hyperactivity Disorders Service (CAHDS) South team. Murdoch University, 21 September 2010.
 
Pestell, C. The Complex Attention Hyperactivity Disorders Service (CAHDS) North: An Update. Presentation to local Members of Parliament. Joondalup, 17 September 2010.
 
Pestell, C. Attention Deficit Hyperactivty Disorder (ADHD): Contemporary Theoretical & Clinical Developments. Dinner Presentation to the Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Development & Educational Psychologists; APS College of Clinical Psychologists; & APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. Floreat, 17 August 2010.
 
Pestell,C., & Stefan, J. The Complex Attention & Hyperactivity Disorders Service (NMAHS). Professional Nurses Forum. Psychological Medicine CCU, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children. Subiaco, 17 August 2010.
 
Pestell, C., & Woodcock, S. ADHD: Clinical and Neuropsychological Issues.  Talk for Infant, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Staff – North Metropolitan Area Health Service, Joondalup 4 August 2010.
 
Tucker, A, Schirmer, L., Ruvceska, V., Pestell, C. (D)     Cogntive Functioning of Children & Adolescents After Abuse  & Neglect: A Neuropsychological Research Programme. International Congress Applied Psychology Symposium, Melbourne, Friday 16th July 2010.
                                   
Half Day Workshop: ADHD: Theoretical & Clinical Issues. Mercy Care/DCP staff. Mt Lawley, July 2010.
                                   
Half Day Workshop: Unravelling the mystery of the frontal lobes:    The impact of executive dysfunction. Mercy Care/DCP staff. Mt Lawley, April 2010.

The Clinical Impact of Executive Dysfunction. Mosaic Community Care Disability Services Staff, O’Connor, March 2010.
 
Key Note Address. Educational Neuropsychology: Bridging the Gap between Science & the Classroom. School Psychologists Association. 21 Annual Conference. University Club, University of WA. 24 September 2009.
 
Workshop: Memory & Learning. School Psychologists Association. 21 Annual Conference. University Club, University of WA. 24 September 2009.
 
The Potential Impact of HD on Indigenous Populations: An emerging challenge for mental health services. TheMS Conference, Perth Convention Centre, 1 September 2009.
                                                                       
Paediatric Neuropsychology. Talk to CAMHS Clinical Psychologists. Warwick Clinic, August 2009.
 
Contemporary Issues in Neuropsychology. Lunchtime presentation to Psychiatry staff SCGH. 7 August 2008.
 
Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s Association of WA. August 4 2009.
 
Unravelling the Mystery of the Frontal Lobes: The Clinical Implications of Executive Functioning. One Day Workshop for Speech Pathology Australia, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, 1 August 2008.
 
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy & Dementia: Behavioural &   Psychological Symptoms. Woodlake Aged Care Facility. 5 August  2008.
 
Report Writing: Issues for Neuropsychologists. Neurosciences Unit, Graylands Campus. 10 July 2008.
 
Forensic Neuropsychology: Contemporary Issues. Department of Justice (Clinical Psychology). 24 April 2008.
 
Contemporary Issues in Neuropsychological Assessment &
Ethical Considerations. Mind Matters: Ethical Approaches & Clinical Applications Throughout the Life Span. Department of Health (WA). University Club, Nedlands. 15 February 2008.
 
Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s Association. 3 July 2007.
 
Ambiguous Loss. Neurosciences Unit. 6 June 2007.
 
Dying with Dignity: A Psychological Perspective. Dying with Dignity         Forum. University of WA. 28 June 2006.
 
Panel Member. Title: What are the priorities for the neurological sector & the relevance to the neurological NGO sector. Facilitator:  Michele Kosky CEO Health Consumers Council. Perth Neurological Exp, November 2005.
 
An Update on the Test of Memory Malingering. Forensic College of Psychiatrists (WA), Subiaco, 3 August 2005.
 
Neuropsychological Assessment: An Update. Justice Department (Clinical Psychologists), Belmont, 27 May 2005.
 
Neuropsychological Assessment. Aviva Insurance. Melbourne, 6 January, 2005.
 
General Issues in Clinical Neuropsychology. Academic Hour for Psychiatrists at Graylands Hospital, Mount Claremont. 2 December, 2004.
 
A Comparison of the TOMM, Word Memory Test & the Amsterdam Short         Term Memory Test to Detect Sub-Optimal Effort in a Litigating & Clinical Population. Poster Presentation. College of Clinical Neuropsychologists Annual Conference. 27 November, 2004. Bondi Beach, Sydney.
 
Neuropsychological Assessment of Malingering. 25 November 2004. AMP, Sydney.
 
Malingering: A Neuropsychological Perspective. 3 September 2004. Australasian Claims Expo, Sydney Superdome, Homebush Bay.
 
Is the Rey Figure Copy a Test of Executive Functioning in Children? 15 March 2004, Neurosciences Unit.
 
Neuropsychology Services in WA: Current Assessment Issues. 11 March 2004, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
 
Unravelling the mystery of the frontal lobes:  Recent advances in the clinical neuropsychology of executive functioning. 26 August 2003. Frankland Centre, Graylands Hospital.
 
If it walks like a duck & quacks like a duck ... it might be a turkey: The impersonation of amnesia & other cognitive deficits: a recent update. 12 August 2003. Frankland Centre, Graylands Hospital.
 
A comparison of three memory tests of biased responding to detect sub-optimal effort in a litigating & non-litigating clinical population. 13 June 2003. Graylands Hospital.

Dual Diagnosis Forum (Panel Member). Como, 29 May 2003.
 
Case Presentation. Neuropsychology Postgraduate Programme, University of WA, 29 May 2003.
 
Case Presentation Neuropsychology Postgraduate Programme, University of WA, 1 May 2003.
 
Working as a Clinical Psychologist. Curtin University Psychology Department. 30 April 2003.
 
Brightwater, Disability Services Commission, Department of Health & Ageing, Neurosciences Unit. Panel Member re: Resources for Neurosciences Unit Consumers. 2003.
 
Case presentation: "The case of the poisonous bed". Neurosciences Unit, 26 March 2003.

Neuropsychology of Dementia for Psychiatry Registrars. Selby Lodge. 28 November 2002
 
Neuropsychology Training Course for Clinical Psychologists. Perth Clinic 19 & 21 August 2002.

A reliable witness: overview of a workshop on psychology and the law. Graylands Hospital, Mt Claremont, 31 July 2002.
 
Psychotherapy with People Affected by Neurological Disorders. Murdoch University, 26 April 2002.
 
The Psychologist’s Role at the Neurosciences Unit. Curtin University Psychology Department, 3 April 2002.
 
Memory Malingering. Neurosciences Unit, 1 August 2001.
 
Neuropsychological assessment of Dementia. Speech Pathology Grand Round. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. 29 May, 2001.
 
The role of the neuropsychologist. Curtin University Psychology Students. April 4, 2001.
                               
Psychosocial consequences of predictive testing in Huntington’s Disease. Neurology Grand Round, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, March 30, 2001.
                       
A Presentation on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – Third Edition.  Dr Gary Groth-Marnat & Dr Carmela Connor.  Family & Children’s Services, Perth. Western Australia.  8 March 2001.
 
Key Note Address: Psychosocial consequences of predictive testing in Huntington’s Disease. Second Annual Murdoch Psychology Research Conference. Murdoch University. 22 September, 2000.
 
Neuropsychological Assessment. Perth Clinic. 26th & 28th June 2000.
 
Fronto-temporal Dementia: A Case Study. Neurology Grand Round. Royal Perth Hospital. 5 November 1999.
 
The Neurosciences Unit. Head of Department Meeting. Graylands, Selby Lemnos-Health Care Services. 3 September, 1999.
 
Predictive Gene Testing – Implications for Clinical Psychologists. Australian   Association for Cognitive & Behaviour Therapy (WA) Northbridge, June 9th, 1999.
 
Pandora’s Box – Predictive Gene Testing – Dare We Open It? 1999 Scitech     Lecture Series. Genetics: The Facts, Fiction, Issues & Ethics, April 13, 1999.
 
Neuropsychological Assessment. Disability Services Commission: Clinical Psychologists. Cerebral Palsy Association, 12 February 1999.
 
Services for Young People with Dementia in Western Australia. Koolyara Community Mental Health Centre, Joondalup Hospital. 16 December, 1998.
 
Predictive Gene Testing? Are We Opening Pandora’s Box? Australian Association for Cognitive & Behaviour Therapy 3rd State Conference. “Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - Perspectives on Prevention & Intervention”. Perth, 5 December 1998.
 
Opening Address. Sink or Swim: A Fresh Approach to the Assessment & Treatment of Kids who have Trouble Learning. Symposium for Professionals. Underwater World Conference Centre. 19 November, 1998.
 
Predictive Testing for Genetic Conditions.  The Neurological Expo (Neurological Council of WA). Australian Neuromuscular Research Institute. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, 4 November, 1998.
 
Psychosocial Consequences of Predictive Testing.  Genetic                 Services.  Department Princess Margaret Hospital for Children,                              September 1998.
 
Neuropsychological Services provided by the Neurosciences Unit.           Occupational Therapy Department, Royal Perth Rehabilitation Hospital,             June 1998.
 
Head Injury and the Role of the Neurosciences Unit.  Acquired Brain            Injury Conference.  City West Function Centre, Perth, September, 1997.
 
Psychosocial Consequences of Predictive Testing for Huntington’s           Disease. (Poster Presentation). 17th International Meeting of the World            Federation of Neurology Research Group on Huntington’s Disease,                   Sydney, August, 1997.
 
Psychosocial Consequences of Predictive Testing for Huntington’s           Disease: Implications for other Dementia’s.  Advances in the                    Neuroscience of Dementia: From Genes to Behaviour (Symposium for            Health Professionals).  Claremont Conference Centre, Edith Cowan                  University, May, 1997.                   
 
Clinical Neuropsychology. Psychology Careers Night. Australian                 Psychological Society (WA Branch), Murdoch University, October, 1996.
 
Psychosocial Consequences of Predictive Testing for Huntington’s          Disease. Human Genetics Society of Australasia, 20th Annual                      Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, September, 1996.
 
Case Presentation: Psychological Treatment of an Adolescent                School Refuser. Murdoch University, Post-Graduate Programme,  August, 1996.
 
Memory in Children. Professional Development Day, Selby Child &       Adolescent Clinic, June 1996.
 
Psychosocial Consequences of Predictive Testing for Huntington's       Disease. Second National Predictive Testing Huntington's Disease
Conference, West Mead Children’s Hospital, Sydney, June, 1996.
 
The Role of a Clinical Psychologist in a Neurosciences Setting.  Psychology Undergraduate Students, Curtin University, April, 1996.
 
Neuropsychological Assessment. Commonwealth Rehabilitation                Services Training Programme, State Headquarters, March, 1996.
 
The Neuropsychology of Acquired Dyspraxia. Acquired Dyspraxia: A          Multidisciplinary Approach. A Seminar for Health Professionals, Curtin              University of Technology, School of Speech Pathology, March, 1996.
 
Update on Neuropsychological Theory And Practice. Health                   Department of WA Psychology Professional Development Day,                     Fremantle Esplanade Hotel, December, 1995.
 
Supervision For Supervisors. Neurosciences Unit, November, 1995.
Clinical Neuropsychology. Psychology Careers Night. Australian               Psychological Society (WA Branch). The University of WA, October, 1995.
 
Neuropsychological Assessment. Commonwealth Rehabilitation                Services Training Programme, State Headquarters, March, 1995.
 
The Neuropsychology of Huntington’s Disease. From Molecules To               Family Systems. Biology Psychiatry Programme. WA Psychiatry               Conference, Quality Langley Hotel, Perth, November, 1994.
 
Neuropsychological Assessment: A Guide For School                             Psychologists. Swanbourne District Education Office (Subiaco),                   Education Department of WA, September, 1993.
 
The Neuropsychology of Huntington’s Disease.  Proceedings of the          Australian Huntington’s Disease Association (WA) Conference, Perth, June, 1993.
 
Degenerative Disorders. Neurosciences Unit, November, 1992.
 
Infections of the Brain. Neurosciences Unit, October, 1992.
 
Hyperbaric Treatment of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:                          Neuropsychological Issues. Neurosciences Unit, June, 1992.
 
Review of the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale - Revised.                    Neurosciences Unit, May, 1992.
 
Sex role stereotyping in Australian television commercials.                   Australian Psychological Society Silver Jubilee Conference, Melbourne,         September, 1990.

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