Delis-Kaplan Executive Function SystemD-KEFS
- The Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System™ (D-KEFS™) is the first nationally standardized set of tests to evaluate higher level cognitive functions in both children and adults. Guidance on using this test in your telepractice.
Audience: This session is targeted for individuals who are new to the D-KEFS or who need to learn basic information about the D-KEFS.
Course description: This 3-hour session reviews the higher order skills associated with the ability to engage in independent goal-directed behavior. Planning and impairments in executive functions may result in a number of difficulties or deficits in children, adolescents, and adults. We will review the planning and sequencing of complex behaviors, the ability to pay attention to several components simultaneously, resistance to distraction and inhibition of inappropriate responses, and the ability to persist over a prolonged period are all included in this session.
Learning objectives: After attending this session, participants will be able to: