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Neuropsychology Forum

Memory and Aging

  • August 18, 2021
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Online Webinar via Zoom


  • This registration is strictly open to board Members only

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is pleased to sponsor the upcoming presentation

Memory and Aging, with Dr. Michael Drexler

Wednesday August 18th

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Online Webinar: Live and Interactive

We have all had the misfortune of forgetting something, but when does a little forgetting indicate something more?  Come join us as we learn more about Memory and Aging. Dr. Michael Drexler will guide us through learning more about the different types of memory and provide an overview of the neuroanatomy of memory from a neuropsychological perspective. There will also be a discussion about the different  Major and Minor Neurocognitive Disorders in the DSM V.  Dr. Drexler will address challenges to the assessment and treatment of memory disorders, and much much more.  You won't want to miss out.  Please join us for this amazing opportunity!

Michael L. Drexler, Ph.D., CPRP, is the Chief Mental Health Officer, VA Sierra Nevada Network (VISN 21). He has also served as the Acting Chief Medical Officer for VISN 21. For the San Francisco VA Health Care System, he has served as Director of the Telemental Health Section of the Mental Health Service, Coordinator of the Workplace Violence Prevention Program at SFVAHCS, Psychologist for Mental Health in inpatient medicine, Clinical Director of the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center, Local Psychosocial Recovery Coordinator (LRC) for Severe Mental Illness, Hospice Psychologist, Mental Health Manager for Compensation and Pension, Geriatric Neuropsychologist and Geropsychologist. He supervises students at all levels. Before coming to the VA, he worked for the SF Department of Public Health and was stationed at Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in San Francisco, serving as Director of the Neuropsychology Service, Program Director of Psychosocial Units (with a focus on SMI), and Psychosocial Coordinator of the Dementia Cluster. Dr. Drexler has worked as the consulting neuropsychologist for Geriatric Services of San Francisco, Garfield Geropsychiatric Hospital in Oakland, Morton Bakar Geropsychiatric Center in Hayward (during which time Telecare Corporation embraced the psychosocial rehabilitation model), and Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco. He is Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF, Adjunct Professor of Neuropsychology and Neuropsychological Assessment at the California School of Professional Psychology of Alliant International University, Instructor in Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Geropsychology and Neuropsychology at UC Berkeley Extension, and is Lecturer, Level 6, teaching Lifespan Development, Cross-Cultural Issues, Clinical Assessment and Treatment Planning, Dying, Death, & Bereavement, and the Gerontology Focus courses at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont California. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and board certified by the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association.

Email events@ncnf.org with any questions.

When: Wednesday August 18, 2021, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Online Webinar


Webinar will be live-interactive and meets criteria for live CE hours

NCNF is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NCNF maintains responsibility for this program.  NCNF is also approved for continuing education for Qualified Medical Examiners (QME). 

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