SPAGS PRESENTS | Blended Families: Cultivating a Culturally Inclusive Approach to Supervision and Mentorship

Coordinating Author Information: JoAnna Molina | SPAGS and Callie Jowers | SPAGS Session Abstract: Cultural competence has been championed across all areas of clinical work, research, and assessment (APA, 2017). One area which is especially important to explore in regards to cultural considerations is supervision. In particular, there is a need to understand the many aspects … Continue reading SPAGS PRESENTS | Blended Families: Cultivating a Culturally Inclusive Approach to Supervision and Mentorship

SPAGS Presents | Applying to Internship: A How-To Guide Written by Successful Applicants

Coordinating Authors Information: Chloe Bliton, MS | Pennsylvania State University Session Abstract: Continuing its commitment to the professional development of graduate students, the Society for Personality Assessment Graduate Student (SPAGS) Career Development Committee (CDC) is organizing a roundtable discussion focused on the clinical internship application and interview process. The majority of SPAGS members are enrolled in … Continue reading SPAGS Presents | Applying to Internship: A How-To Guide Written by Successful Applicants

SPA’s Education & Training Interest Group Presents: Common Pitfalls and Roadblocks to Successful Assessment Training

Coordinating Author Information: Abby Mulay, PhD | Medical University of South Carolina Session Abstract:Recent shifts in the fields of psychology and psychiatry, such as the proliferation of telehealth services stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, emerging alternatives to the DSM/ICD, and the provision of assessment services by master’s level clinicians, result in the continuing need to … Continue reading SPA’s Education & Training Interest Group Presents: Common Pitfalls and Roadblocks to Successful Assessment Training

Rorschach History Roundtable

Coordinating Author Information: Marvin Acklin, PhD | John A. Burns School of Medicine Session Abstract: The upcoming centenary celebration of Rorschach’s Psychodiagnostics (ISR 2022), recent translations of important historical documents, including Rorschach’s letters to his colleagues, and the forthcoming newly translated and annotated 100th anniversary edition of Psychodiagnostics, promises to infuse new interest and excitement into … Continue reading Rorschach History Roundtable

Considerations and Reflections on Collaborative Therapeutic Assessment in Community Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Coordinating Author Information: Jessica Lipkind, PsyD | WestCoast Children's Clinic Session Abstract: During the COVID-19 pandemic, assessors in community-based settings had to make a quick shift to tele-assessment (Corey & Ben-Porath, 2020; Wright & Raiford, 2021). Doing so has required flexibility, creativity, and a willingness to grow and reimagine how we engage with our clients. Over … Continue reading Considerations and Reflections on Collaborative Therapeutic Assessment in Community Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Building an Assessment Practice: Practical Applications and Real World Experience

Coordinating Author Information: Raja David, PsyD, ABPP, LP | Minnesota Center for Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment Session Abstract: This roundtable discussion is designed to fill a void common in educational programs, conventions, and continuing education: how one can create and sustain an assessment practice in the real world. Drs. Boilen, David, and Kulish will share anecdotes and … Continue reading Building an Assessment Practice: Practical Applications and Real World Experience