Conceptualizing and Assessing Bipolar Spectrum Disorders (1.5 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: James Kleiger Session Abstract: The concept of Bipolarity has changed and now includes a broader range of mood disturbances, which challenge conventional diagnostic assumptions. Panel members present multiple methods for assessing mood and bipolar spectrum conditions beginning with history-gathering and clinical interview techniques, and using selected rating scales, and projective, performance-based methods. … Continue reading Conceptualizing and Assessing Bipolar Spectrum Disorders (1.5 CE Credits)

Critical Moments: Capitalizing on Therapeutic Opportunities during Collaborative Assessment – Case Discussion (1.5 CE Credits)

MARCH 20TH | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Session Abstract:The effort to bring about meaningful positive change is one of the more complex, and at times elusive goals of collaborative assessment. Planned Assessment Interventions serve this purpose in a more structured Therapeutic Assessment. However, we have found that such material can also be explored in … Continue reading Critical Moments: Capitalizing on Therapeutic Opportunities during Collaborative Assessment – Case Discussion (1.5 CE Credits)

Curious About Being a “Mindhunter”? Pathways to Forensic Psychology (1.5 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Elizabeth Wheeler Session Abstract: Do you love assessment? Curious about the range of professional options in the forensic realm? If yes, this presentation is for you! This discussion is geared towards early career professionals and students who will soon be entering the workforce. Perhaps you have questions about how to build up … Continue reading Curious About Being a “Mindhunter”? Pathways to Forensic Psychology (1.5 CE Credits)

Deconstructing Psychosis and its Assessment with Relevant R-PAS Measures (1.5 CE Credits)

MARCH 19TH | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (ET) Session Abstract:In the past decade, the psychopathology research literature, including that on psychosis, has emphasized deconstructing disorders into dimensional components. The first presentation by Mihura provides an overview of the key psychosis components and how R-PAS scores map onto those components, summarizing the literature to date. … Continue reading Deconstructing Psychosis and its Assessment with Relevant R-PAS Measures (1.5 CE Credits)

Development of Measures to Assess the Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP) – Symposium (1.5 CE Credits)

MARCH 18TH | 2:15 PM - 3:45 (ET) Session Abstract: The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP) consortium has proposed an alternative, evidence-based, and dimensional classification for psychopathology that focuses on the empirical structure of psychopathology rather than consensus judgements of psychiatric experts. HiTOP promises to provide psychometrically robust targets for research and clinical practice, but this promise … Continue reading Development of Measures to Assess the Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP) – Symposium (1.5 CE Credits)

Emerging Research with the Rorschach Performance Assessment System (1.25 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Donald J. Viglione Session Abstract: These five, diverse, international studies demonstrate the growth of the research base to R-PAS. Complexity as a Moderator of the Relationship of Rorschach Measures with Psychosis and Severity of Disturbance: Research has demonstrated that the R-PAS Perception and Thinking problems variables are valid measures of psychotic phenomena … Continue reading Emerging Research with the Rorschach Performance Assessment System (1.25 CE Credits)

English Language Learners, Monolingualism, and Bilingualism in Assessment Graduate Training (1.25 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Alexandra Miguel Session Abstract: There is quite a bit of literature and supplemental resource material available regarding the assessment of clients whose secondary, rather than primary, language is English. However, very little is written about the interaction between a student's monolinguality or bilinguality and a client's monolinguality or bilinguality. The overwhelming majority … Continue reading English Language Learners, Monolingualism, and Bilingualism in Assessment Graduate Training (1.25 CE Credits)

Experimental and Neurophysiological Rorschach Research (1.5 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Benjamin A. Berry Session Abstract: This session focuses on recent research using an experimental and/or neurophysiological approach to advance our understanding of the Rorschach response process. First, Berry and Meyer report on an experimental manipulation of visual processes on the Rorschach task through the use of specially-designed goggles. In two experiments, they … Continue reading Experimental and Neurophysiological Rorschach Research (1.5 CE Credits)

Eye Contact: Understanding the Relationship between Personality and Visual Information Processing on the Rorschach and Human Faces (1.5 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Ellen Day Session Abstract: Researchers from independent laboratories in two countries will present papers utilizing psychophysiological techniques to investigate the role of personality in processing the Rorschach and discerning emotions in faces. The session capitalizes on the fact that performance on the Rorschach involves scanning and making a visual attribution to the … Continue reading Eye Contact: Understanding the Relationship between Personality and Visual Information Processing on the Rorschach and Human Faces (1.5 CE Credits)

Introduction to Administration and Clinical Use of the Crisi Wartegg System (CWS) – Workshop I (3.5 CE Credits)

May 3 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (EDT) Presenters:  Alessandro Crisi, PsyD | Istituto Italiano Wartegg Jacob A. Palm, PhD |  Southern California Center for Collaborative Assessment and the Wright Institute Workshop Information: This workshop presents a practical introduction to Crisi Wartegg System (CWS), a methodology for the clinical use of the Wartegg Drawing Completion … Continue reading Introduction to Administration and Clinical Use of the Crisi Wartegg System (CWS) – Workshop I (3.5 CE Credits)