Bridging the gap between Neuroscience and Psychology: Medical mod | 48460

Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

Bridging the gap between Neuroscience and Psychology: Medical model Vs Psychosocial model

4th International Conference and Exhibition on Neurology & Therapeutics

July 27-29, 2015 Rome, Italy

Jennifer DeFeo

Keynote: J Neurol Neurophysiol

Abstract :

The unfortunate reality exists that there is a significant barrier between neuroscience and psychology. There are over 600
neurological conditions that are recognized and treated in the field of medicine, such as Muscular Dystrophy, Huntington’s
Disease, Rett’s Syndrome, Bell’s Palsy, and Locked-In Syndrome to name a few; however, the psychological manifestations
and treatments are most often ignored. It is imperative that the field of medicine addresses the reciprocity between neurological
conditions andpsychosocial functioning. The goal of this keynote is to educate the audience on how to recognize, address, and
provide appropriate therapeutic interventions, both medically and psychologically.

Biography :

Jennifer DeFeo is noted as one of the leading experts of the DSM-5 in the State of California. She has conducted over 50 state, national, and international trainings
on the topic. She was the highlighted presenter at the 18th Annual Inter-national Violence, Abuse, and Trauma Conference (IVAT) in San Diego in September, 2013,
the 18th Annual IVAT Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii in March, 2014, and the Illinois American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference
in Naperville, Illinois to conduct a full 7 hour workshop to educate Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychiatrists, and
Medical Doctors/Professionals on the DSM-5 and ICD-10 diagnostic systems. Her DSM-5 and ICD-10 training is also an approved accredited workshop with the
Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences (AATBS) to train social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, medical physicians, and marriage and
family therapists in the United States. Additionally, she is working with the Mexican Board of Professionals to institute the DSM-5 into the Mexican Higher Education
Institutions, and has presented this topic at the First Annual Psychological Society Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina in October, 2014 and various locations
in Mexico (Tijuana, Ensenada, and Mexicali).
Presently she is a California licensed psychologist, distinguished professor of psychology, and Interim Associate Chair for the Department of Marriage and Family
Therapy at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Irvine, California where she has been working since 2010. She also is a senior reviewer and editor
for the Journal of Psychiatry, OMICS, and the Journal of Hispanic Higher Education.