Psychological Assessment
and Families

Dr. Jon Goodwin breaks down clinical considerations related to psychological assessment including the purpose of the assessment, who the client actually is, and how to navigate cultural considerations in interacting with patients and parents.

Jon Goodwin, PhD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Roy J. and Lucille Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa. He is a licensed psychologist with a clinical focus on children and adolescents. Jon earned his doctorate degree from the University of Iowa in 2017, and he completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development in 2018. Prior to his current appointment, Jon held a visiting faculty appointment in the Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations at the University of Iowa, where he taught courses on developmental psychopathology and individual intelligence testing for the Counseling Psychology PhD program. His clinical interests include the assessment and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., attention, learning, and/or autism spectrum disorders) in children and adolescents with average to above average cognitive ability.

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