Personality Assessment: Ethics and Instruments

Online Course
$60.00 – List Price
$60.00 – Member/Affiliate Price
CE Credits
Exam Items

Workshop reviews clinical personality assessment practices for an INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED audience by observing some of the limitations of the MMPI-2 which has become a dated instrument, despite the 1989 restandardization, and the viability of the MMPI relative to other contemporary objective measures, including the PAI and the MCMI-III. Assessment practices also may include projective techniques, which have been increasingly criticized for limited reliability and validity. Evidence for the viability of projective techniques and professional and ethical implications of instrument selection will be provided.

Part of the APA Online Academy Convention Workshop Presentations Campus.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe ethical and psychometric concerns related to selecting personality assessment tools, 
  • Describe reliability limitations of the MMPI-2, relative to other objective measures, 
  • Describe psychometric advantages of the PAI or MCMI-III over the MMPI-2, and 
  • Provide a summary of reliability and validity limitations of projective measures.

Bob W. Hill, PhD, ABPP

Biography of the presenter

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