An Interview with Antonio Puente, Ph.D.: Conducting Psychological Evaluations with Hispanic Clients
Recorded September 8, 2015
Dr. Puente is Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Universidad de Granada (Spain) and UCLA. Since 1982, he has maintained a private practice limited to clinical neuropsychology. In 2002 he founded and now co-directs a bilingual mental health clinic for the poor and uninsured in his region, the Cape Fear Clinic.
Dr. Puente has authored/edited 8 books, 78 book chapters, 102 journal articles (English, Spanish and Russian). His research has focused mainly on the interface between culture and clinical neuropsychology. He has lectured in over a dozen countries and supervised fellows or visiting scientists from Mexico, Russia, South Africa, and Spain. He has served as President of the North Carolina Psychological Association, the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (Division 40) and Hispanic Neuropsychological Society and is currently a candidate for President-elect of APA.
- List two considerations when planning to complete a cognitive evaluation with a Hispanic client
- List two considerations when planning to complete a personality evaluation with a Hispanic client
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Instructional level: Intermediate
Intended audience: Psychologists who are interested in this topic