Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN)

  • John A. LucasEmail author
  • Michael Westerveld
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_586

Address (and URL)

The American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN) is the specialty board of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) that is responsible for the development and administration of examinations of competence for independent practice of Clinical Neuropsychology. Information about ABCN can found at the following websites:

Mail correspondence can be directed to ABCN at the following street address:

Department of Psychiatry (F6248, MCHC-6)

University of Michigan Health System

1500 East Medical Center Drive, SPC 5295

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5295

Membership

As of June 2017, ABCN/ABPP has awarded specialty certification in clinical neuropsychology to 1201 specialists practicing across the United States and Canada. Of these, 91 have been awarded subspecialty certification in the practice...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and PsychologyMayo ClinicJacksonvilleUSA
  2. 2.Medical Psychology AssociatesFlorida HospitalOrlandoUSA