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October 23, 2020 - Diversity Webinar Event

October 23, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Webinar - Registration is Now Open!

Join us for the October Virtual CE Event

Diversity Webinar 2020

Morning Webinar: 9 am- 12 pm - Diversity Session
"Cognitive Impairment and Older Adults: COVID-19 Related Impairment and Other Medical Considerations"

Dr. Holly Carlson Zhao
Licensed Psychology, Neuropsychology
Founder, Center for Optimal Brain Health

Dr. Holly Carlson Zhao founded the Center for Optimal Brain Health six years ago. Her clinical training included working with adolescents, adults and older adults in evidence-based treatments and assessment, particularly in the area of neuropsychology and forensic psychology. Dr. Carlson Zhao trained with many respected neuropsychologists and in conjunction with Baylor College of Medicine’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center. Today she consults at the Center, conducts research, serves on clinical boards and actively presents at national and international conferences.

Dr. Andres Tapia
Clinical Psychologist, Neuropsychology
Center for Optimal Brain Health

Andres Tapia, Ph.D., is a bilingual psychologist who conducts neuropsychological and psychological evaluations. His professional experiences include providing clinical services to and research with refugees; private practice; community mental health services with children, adults, and geriatric populations; inpatient clinical services; counseling and psychological services in the university setting; clinical supervision and adjunct teaching.

As a LPC-S, he provides supervision for licensed professional counselor interns, as well as training and certification courses for licensed professional counselor supervisors. He also provides consultations for school districts and agencies. Additionally, Dr. Tapia has held board positions at various professional organizations, including the Rio Grande Valley Counseling Association and the Houston Counseling Association. Dr. Tapia also serves his community as a youth pastor and has been involved in a number of outreach ministries for almost two decades. He and his wife have two children.

Presentation Overview
COVID-19 has brought an increased focus on how certain medical issues can impact cognition in individuals, particularly those most at risk, such as geriatric populations.  Psychologists are considered front-line providers that may be first to observe cognitive changes in individuals homes they provide services to.  This presentation will cover diagnostic aspects of neurocognitive disorders, differential diagnosis, how certain medical issues may uniquely contribute to cognitive impairment (including COVID), and how to promote brain health in aging populations.


CE credit will be given (certificates will be emailed to all attendees)

Once you register for this virtual event, you will receive an email confirming your registration immediately from the HPA website. In this email, you will find the details you will need to join the virtual event. 

If you do not receive an email confirmation, please check your spam/junk email folder for this information, and contact the Chapter Administrator if you have any further questions or concerns.

Additionally, the Chapter Administrator will send a reminder email 24 hours prior to the event to those who have registered containing the virtual details. 


$50.00 Member TIcket - Diversity (Morning Session ONLY)

$75.00 Non Member Ticket - Diversity (Morning Session ONLY)

$25.00 Student - Member (Diversity Session - Morning ONLY)

$40.00 Student - Non member (Diversity Session - Morning only!)


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