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Although specific sessions are still being finalized, in-person attendees may be eligible for up to 13.75 CEs through APA.
Sessions noted with LIVE STREAMED are being presented both in person and live streamed to virtual registrants. All registrants will have access to these sessions and lectures for a limited time after the convention.

Thursday, March 10th

Concurrent Session 1 | 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

“¿Me entiendes?”: The Complexity of Assessing Bilingual Youth with Trauma (LIVE STREAMED)
SPAGS Presents | Applying to Internship: A How-To Guide Written by Successful Applicants (LIVE STREAMED)
"Do Other Kids have Dark Thoughts?...Maybe I'm a Psychopath?!" Using Multi-Method Collaborative Assessment to "Sign Post" Results and Next Steps for Parents and Therapists in a Dialectical Behavior Therapy Clinic
Integrated Papers: Assessment of Suicide
A Noose is Tightening: Performance-Based Personality Data Associated with Sub-Intentioned Suicidal Behavior in Combat Veterans
Suicide Risk Screening in the Primary Medical Care Setting: A New Approach
Integrated Papers: Assessing Response Style with PAI and Other Tests
Adjusting for Defensiveness in MMPI-2-RF Substantive Scale Scores of Sex Offenders
Assessing Defensive Functioning and Interpersonal Relatedness in an Outpatient Psychiatric Population
Assessing Demoralization with the Personality Assessment Inventory: Introducing the PAI-DEM-27
Behavioral Indicators to Detect Socially Desirable Responding
Integrated Papers: Single Tests and New Scales
C.W.S. (Crisi Wartegg System) and Early Psychosis (“First-Episode Psychosis” or “First-Break Psychosis”)
Development and Evaluation of an Object Relations Measure for the Rotter Incomplete Sentences Blank
How Starke Hathaway and William Estes Extracted Most of the Signal in the MMPI Psychasthenia Scale (Pt), While Retaining Most of the Noise
Screening Air Traffic Control Specialists with the MMPI-2: Two New Scales to Increase Predictive Utility

Poster Sessions 1 | 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Affect Scores and Big Five Personality Factors Predict Health Mandate Adherence for Older Adults During the COVID-19 Outbreak
An Exploration of the Relationship between Defense Mechanisms and the Dimensions of the HiTOP Model
Assessment of PTSD and Trauma Symptoms with the MMPI-3: Validity and Incremental Utility of the Anxiety Related Experiences (ARX) Scale
Clinician and trainee familiarity with the DSM-5 Alternative Model of Personality Disorders
Cognitive Complexity in the Rorschach and Zulliger Tests : A Convergent Validity and Feasibility Study
Distinctions in interpersonal influence tactics between psychopathic personality traits and the Big Five
Interpersonal Functioning of Japanese Individuals with Attenuated Psychosis Syndrome
Is there really a mental health crisis among today's college students?
Links between the Big Five Personality Traits, Nostalgia and Happiness Among Older Adults
Pathological Narcissism and Borderline Personality Organization
Pathological Personality Traits Predicting Interpersonal and Functional Impairment Among College Students
Publication Rates and QRPs of MMPI and Rorschach Dissertations Compared to the Broader Field of Clinical Psychology
Relationships between Psychological Symptoms and the Variability in Self-Report Test Completion Time
Relative Influence of Big Five Traits and Mindfulness on Alcohol Use
Self-Orientation on the MMPI-3:  Investigating Differences in Individuals with Elevated SFD with versus without Interpretable Low SFI
The Alternative Model of Personality Disorders and Older Adults: The Role of Perceived Health Status
The Dark Triad, Anger Rumination, and Criminal Maladaptive Behaviors
Utility of Dimensional Personality Assessment in Capturing Disordered Eating Symptomology
Validity of the Somatic Symptom Scale (SSS-8) in a Community Sample
When Test Revisions Disrupt Our Lives, What’s a Psychologist to Do? Updates to Mihura et al.’s (2017) Survey of Doctoral Training in Adult Personality Tests

Friday, March 11th

Concurrent Session 2 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Building an Assessment Practice: Practical Applications and Real World Experience (LIVE STREAMED)
Utilization of a Culturally Focused Semi-Structured Interview (WCSCI) in Clinical Assessment Training: Input from Trainees, Supervisors, and Clients (LIVE STREAMED)
Clinical Utility of the AMPD in a Specialized Clinic for Personality Disorder: Case-Conceptualization and Client Feedback
Integrated Papers: Children and Rorschach
How Often Does that Happen?  Insights from 20 years of Adolescent Rorschachs
Rorschach Introversive Style and Its Relation to Psychopathology and Symptom Presentation in Inpatient Children
Multimethod Assessment of Psychosis
New Advances in Malingering Research and Symptom Validity Assessment

Concurrent Session 3 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Can We Talk? Facilitating a Dialogue Between Clinicians and Researchers (LIVE STREAMED)
Flourishing, Languishing, and Just Getting By: Applied and Empirical Perspectives on Personality and the COVID-19 Pandemic (LIVE STREAMED)
Integrated Papers: Alternative Model of Personality Disorders
Associations between MMPI-3 Scale Scores and AMPD/ICD-11 Personality Disorder in a Community Mental Health Sample
Constructing an Item-Level Measure of Criterion A of the DSM-5 Alternative Model for Personality Disorders with the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI)
Trading Patients: Applying the Alternative Model for Personality Disorders to Two Cases of DSM-5 Borderline Personality Disorder Over Time and Across Therapists
Use of Criterion A Elements to Discriminate Borderline and Antisocial Personality Features
What’s in a name: Can a dimensional trait model reduce bias against borderline personality disorder?
Reigniting the Flame of Hope: CTA Approaches to Attachment, Shame, Mistrust, and Suicide
Rorschach History Roundtable
SPA's Education & Training Interest Group Presents: Common Pitfalls and Roadblocks to Successful Assessment Training

Flash Sessions 1 | 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Effects of Adolescent Motivation and Personality on Adherence and Success in a Voluntary Residential Bootcamp Program
Examining the Construct Validity of the MMPI-3 SUI scale in a Sample of Depressed College Students
Implications of Understanding Clients’ Attachment Patterns on Psychotherapy Processes and Outcomes
Predictive Validity of the Structured Assessment of Protective Factors (SAPROF): A Meta-Analytic Review

Saturday, March 12th

Concurrent Session 4 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am

A Roundtable Discussion of the Professional Practice Guidelines for Personality Assessment (LIVE STREAMED)
Integrated Papers: Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP) and the MMPI-A-RF/MMPI-2-RF/MMPI-3(LIVE STREAMED)
A Proposed HiTOP Classification System for the MMPI-A and MMPI-A-RF
Further Mapping of the MMPI-3 onto HiTOP in a Primary Medical Care Sample
Interpreting the MMPI-A-RF in the context of the HiTOP Psychosis Superspectrum: Findings from an adolescent inpatient sample.
Somatoform's Placement and Validity in the Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP) In Persons Seeking Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain
Integrated Papers: Varied Papers:  Sexual Offenses, Personality Disorders, and Criminal Justice
An Examination of Criterion B Traits within a Sample of Men Charged with/Convicted of Sexual Offenses
Identifying meaningful subtypes in patients with BPD using the MMPI-2-RF: A Latent Profile Analysis approach to the BOOTS data
Using Network Analysis to Understand Antisocial and Borderline Personality Disorder Across Race/Ethnicity in a Justice-Involved Sample
Object Relations and Multi-Method Assessment
Self-Supervision and Psychological Testing: Second and Third Looks
SPAGS PRESENTS | Blended Families: Cultivating a Culturally Inclusive Approach to Supervision and Mentorship

Concurrent Session 5 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Personality Assessments in Legal Contexts: A SpecialIssue of the Journal of Personality Assessment (LIVE STREAMED)
Using the Personality Assessment Inventory to Assess the Alternative Model for Personality Disorders (LIVE STREAMED)
"Going Down Rabbit Holes in the Basement": Using Collaborative, Multi-Method Assessment to Clarify a Case of ADHD in an Adolescent
Integrated Papers: International & Multi-ethnic Studies
Convergence between Rorschach and Self-Report Data of Traumatized Refugees Assessed Before and After Psychotherapy
Exploring Potential Ethnic Bias among MMPI-3 Scales in Assessing Personality Psychopathology
Measurement Invariance of the Emotion Regulation Questionnaire across China, Hong Kong, and the United States
Multi-National Evaluation of the Measurement Invariance of the Level of Personality Functioning Scale – Brief Form 2.0: Comparison of Student and Community Samples Across Seven Countries
Translation, adaption and validation of the LPFS-BF 2.0 and PID5BF+ M for assessing PD criterion A and B in Spanish speaking Chilean population
Integrated Papers: Varied Papers:  Assessment Practices and Rorschach Variables
An Examination of the Oral Dependent Language Variable in the Rorschach Inkblot Test
An Investigation of Errors Produced by Psychological Trainees in Rorschach Administration: Implications for Determinants and Protocol Complexity
Assessment Practices: Findings from a 2020 Survey
Emotion regulation processes: an integrative investigation of cognitive, affective, and neurobiological features
Understanding the Role of Therapeutic Techniques in the Provision of Psychological Assessment
Integrated Papers: Varied Papers:  Personality Disorders in Sexual Minorities, and Psychopathy/Dark Triad
Personality Pathology among Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Individuals: Factor Analysis of the Personality Inventory for the DSM-5 Brief Form
Psychopathy Testing Bias in Sexual Orientation Minorities: A Slope-Intercept Bias Approach
Using Latent Profiles of Impulsivity to Differentiate Constructs of the Dark Triad

Flash Sessions 2 | 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Congruence of the Self-Concept and Criterion A Personality Functioning
Dynamic Assessment of Affective Variability in Narcissistic Grandiosity and Vulnerability
Exploring the Relationship Between Personality Pathology and Political Extremism: Issues with Empathy and Stress Regulation
The Effect of Borderline Personality Disorder Traits & Aversive Relationship Maintenance Tactics on Sexual Violence Perpetration

Concurrent Session 6 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Multimethod Assessment of PTSD in Psychological Injury Evaluations (LIVE STREAMED)
Annual Update on Experimental and Neurophysiological Rorschach Research (LIVE STREAMED)
Authenticity in Potential Space : The Work of Bruce Smith
Integrated Papers: MMPI-3:  New Research
Examining Links between (Low) MMPI-3 Discontraint Scale Scores and the Five Factor Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory
Examining the criterion validity of the MMPI-3 Substance Abuse (SUB) scale in a clinical neuropsychological assessment sample
MMPI-3 Scores and Psychological History Data in Public Safety Preemployment Evaluations
The Structure of the Internalizing Spectrum: Conjoint Analyses of MMPI-3 and MEDI Scales
Integrated Papers: Multi-Method Assessment in Varied Contexts
Assessing pain perception through the MMPI-3: A comparison of multimethod measures
Multi-method, Multi-rater Validation of Interpersonal Behavior Measured by Ambulatory Assessment
Multiple Approaches to Examining Measurement Invariance of Schizotypy Scales Across Gender
Personality Assesment of Adolescents in Virtual Reality Space

Poster Sessions 2 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

A Construct Validation of Malignant Self-Regard and a Bridge to its Neurobiological Substrates
An Alternative Approach to TOMM Validity: Examining the Role of Balanced Accuracy Scores in Determining Cut-off Values
Authoritarian Personality Revisited: Assessing Social Manifestations of Authoritarianism, Ethnocentrism, and Political-Economic Conservatism
Dependency, Detachment, and Interpersonal Functioning: A Meta-Analytic Review of Evidence from the Relationship Profile Test
Dependency and Detachment Across Culture and Context: Contrasting Relationship Profile Test Scores in Taiwanese and American Participants
Development of a Self-Report Measure of Object Relations Based on the SCORS-G
Dreams and Rorschach: A Study of Possible Correlations
Elucidating the Dark Side of Personality: The Psychometric Properties of the Dark Core Inventory – Norwegian Version
Facets of the Five Factor Model and Negative Thoughts Predicting Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
Histrionic Personality Pathology and the Triarchic Model of Psychopathy
Influence of Maladaptive Personality Traits on Machiavellianism
IPIP-NEO-120 in Norwegian: A Pilot Study of Psychometric Properties
LIWC Versus Interpersonal Decentering from Breakup Narratives and Their Relationship to Depressed Mood
Psychological Symptoms and Performance as a Function of the Menstrual Cycle
Psychopathy and Informed Consent Completion
Shortlisted: A Comparison of the Psychometric Properties of Two Short Forms of the Experiences in Close Relationship (ERC) Scale in a Clinical Sample
The Comparability and Validity of the Remote and In-Person Administrations of the IOP-29 and IOP-M
The Effects of COVID-19 on the Mental Health of Gamers
The Impact of Perfectionism on Grit and Self-Handicapping
Understanding the Relationship Between Criterion A's Personality Functioning and NSSI