92| Culturally Informed Neuropsychological Evaluations – A Conversation With Dr. Daryl Fujii

This conversation focuses on culturally informed neuropsychological evaluations.  We discuss big picture topics such as becoming more culturally sensitive, cultural differences across the world, Dr. Fujii’s ECLECTIC framework, and macrosocietal structures.  We also talk about how to translate cultural knowledge and experience to clinical evaluations in neuropsychology.

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About Daryl

Daryl Fujii is a board certified neuropsychologist at the VA Pacific Island Health Care Services. He is a co-founder and Past President of the Asian Neuropsychological Association, Associate Editor for the Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology and developer of the ECLECTIC Framework, a model for conducting neuropsychological assessments with diverse patients. Daryl is a Fellow of the American  Psychological Association and National Academy of Neuropsychology.

Selected References

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Fujii, D. (2017). Conducting a culturally informed neuropsychological evaluation. American Psychological Association.

Fujii, D. (2021). Testing for dementia across the world. International Psychogeriatrics, 33(11), 1115-1117.

Fujii, D. E. (2018). Developing a cultural context for conducting a neuropsychological evaluation with a culturally diverse client: The ECLECTIC framework. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 32(8), 1356-1392.

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