2023-2024 / PSYC5927-1

Introduction to methods of intervening in child neuropsychology [D]


15h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)2 crédits 


Laurence Rousselle

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The aim of this course is to introduce the main principles of intervention in the field of child neuropsychology. The course will cover approaches aimed at optimising the child's cognitive functioning as well as environmental approaches focusing on the surrounding environment. The 15-hour course will focus on the management of attention, memory and organisation disorders, as well as evaluating the effectiveness of interventions. The challenges and limitations of treatment will be discussed.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of this teaching unit, students will be able to suggest ways of intervening to optimise children's cognitive functioning and their adaptation to their environment. They will be familiar with the foundations and limits of an interventional approach based on evidence from cognitive science research.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Prerequisite and co-requisite units are presented within each program
This course supposes having basic knowledge in clinical neuropsychology and in  developmental cognitive psychology.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, audio-visual sequences, case studies


Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Recommended or required readings

The slides will be posted on the e-campus platform in the course of the dedicated space.

Advised reading : 

Seguin, C. (2018). Rééducation cognitive chez l'enfant : Apport des neurosciences, méthodologie & pratiques. Paris : Deboeck Supérieur. 


Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

- Remote

oral exam

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

not acessible to ERASMUS student


Prof. L. Rousselle : laurence.rousselle@uliege.be

Assistants :

  • Fanny Brevers: fanny.brevers@hotmail.com
  • Céline Fortin: celine.fortin@uliege.be

Association of one or more MOOCs

There is no MOOC associated with this course.

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