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

Advancing Personality Assessment: The Hermeneutic Approach (1.75 CE Credits)

Corresponding Author Information: Steven Anthony Sola Session Abstract: Contemporary psychotherapeutic practice including, but not limited to, psychoanalysis, psychodynamic psychotherapy, relational and intersubjective psychotherapies, narrative psychotherapy, and modern forms of family therapy, often rely on case formulations that call for a broader and more enlarged approach to the assessment process. But contemporary therapists all too often … Continue reading Advancing Personality Assessment: The Hermeneutic Approach (1.75 CE Credits)

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)

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)

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)