Introducing the MMPI-3 – Symposium (1.5 CE Credits)

MARCH 17TH | 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM (ET) Session Abstract: This symposium introduces the MMPI-3 (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-3; Ben-Porath & Tellegen 2020), a 335-item version of the MMPI instruments designed to provide a comprehensive and efficient assessment of clinically relevant variables with updated items, scales, and norms. In the first presentation, MMPI-3 co-authors Yossef … Continue reading Introducing the MMPI-3 – Symposium (1.5 CE Credits)

Malingering Research: A Multi-Method Perspective – Symposium (1.5. CE Credits)

MARCH 18TH | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (ET) Session Abstract: During the past two decades over 1,200 papers on malingering research were published. To offer an overview and an update on the status of the art, this symposium adopts a multi-method perspective and reports on a series of studies conducted using different instruments. Mike Bagby … Continue reading Malingering Research: A Multi-Method Perspective – Symposium (1.5. CE Credits)

Novel Measurement of Personality Dynamics Using Intensive Longitudinal Design – Symposium (1 CE Credit)

MARCH 20TH | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Session Abstract: Understanding dynamic characteristics of personality requires methodology capable of measuring patterns of behavior, affect, and cognitions over time and across situations. Intensive longitudinal designs have been used to model the unfolding of these processes in daily life. This symposium brings together several novel approaches within the … Continue reading Novel Measurement of Personality Dynamics Using Intensive Longitudinal Design – Symposium (1 CE Credit)

Personality Assessment via Telehealth: Keeping Up with the Times (1.25 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Callie Jowers Session Abstract: Continuing its commitment to the professional development of graduate students, the Society for Personality Assessment Graduate Student (SPAGS) Education Committee is organizing a symposium to discuss the utilization of personality assessment instruments via telehealth. Given these unprecedented times and the challenges associated with learning and conducting personality assessment … Continue reading Personality Assessment via Telehealth: Keeping Up with the Times (1.25 CE Credits)

Psychological Assessment for Treatment: The Values Dimension (1.75 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Steven Anthony Sola Session Abstract: In keeping with the theme of the conference: "Advancing Standards in Personality Assessment," this symposium will bring together leading clinicians and researchers to explore the expanding scope of values assessment which links newer methods of assessment more closely with treatment. Dr. Steven Anthony Sola selectively and critically … Continue reading Psychological Assessment for Treatment: The Values Dimension (1.75 CE Credits)

R-PAS Administration Errors by Clinical Psychology Graduate Students: Recommendations for Assessment Instructors and Clinical Supervisors (1 CE Credit)

Corresponding Author Information: Hadas Pade Session Abstract: Previous research on doctoral clinical assessment training in the Rorschach has focused on coding accuracy (Callahan, 2015; Guarnaccia, et al., 2001; Hilsenroth, et al., 2007, Viglione, et al., 2017). This session will describe a detailed analysis of 107 archival R-PAS student protocols, identifying the types and frequencies of … Continue reading R-PAS Administration Errors by Clinical Psychology Graduate Students: Recommendations for Assessment Instructors and Clinical Supervisors (1 CE Credit)

Rorschach Markers of Emotional Distress and Dysregulation (1.25 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Agata Ando' Session Abstract: Ando' and her colleagues begin the symposium examining how compared to non-smokers, smokers show different patterns of cognitive processing in relation to rumination and thought suppression. They also demonstrate that variables from the R-PAS Stress and Distress domain are associated with rumination and emotional dysregulation in both groups. … Continue reading Rorschach Markers of Emotional Distress and Dysregulation (1.25 CE Credits)

Test-Retest Considerations with the Rorschach Test (1.5 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Jed Yalof Session Abstract: These four presentations cover the various ways in which Rorschach re-test findings are utilized in different settings. The first presentation discusses change over time using two case examples. One case involves test-retest formally, and the second case involves initial test and then inferences about what Rorschach change might … Continue reading Test-Retest Considerations with the Rorschach Test (1.5 CE Credits)

The Affective Context of Interpersonal Behavior (1.5 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Christopher J. Hopwood Session Abstract: The focus of this symposium is on the affective context of interpersonal behavior. Halberstadt and colleagues examine the association between interpersonal complementarity and affective experience during interpersonal situations, and the moderating role of maladaptive traits on this association. Kaurin and colleagues will then present data on how negative and positive affects … Continue reading The Affective Context of Interpersonal Behavior (1.5 CE Credits)

Using Repeated Measurement to Therapeutically Assess Clients Over Time (1.5 CE Credit)

Corresponding Author Information: Katherine M. Thomas Session Abstract: A growing body of research identifies how between-person and within-person approaches to assessment ask and answer different types of questions. Clinically, we are often interested in knowing both how clients compare to others, and also how clients compare to themselves over time and across contexts. Despite the … Continue reading Using Repeated Measurement to Therapeutically Assess Clients Over Time (1.5 CE Credit)