20 hours | 20 CEs
This On Demand professional training program on Assessmentof Malingering is presented by Barry Rosenfeld, PhD, ABPP.
This program reviews the tests and techniques currently available for assessing malingering of cognitive impairment and psychiatric disturbance. The tests reviewed in this program are the measures such as the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), Validity Indicator Profile (VIP), MMPI (all versions), Structured Interview of Reported Symptoms (SIRS), and the Miller Forensic Assessmentof Symptoms Test (M-FAST). This program discusses the use and interpretation of the individual test, addresses the integration of multiple instruments into an Assessmentbattery and decision-making in equivocal cases or when test data appear contradictory. Finally, the use and misuse of malingering tests with linguistic and culturally diverse evaluatees are described.
This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals
This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Upon completion of this program you will be able to:
Describe the differences between feigning, malingering, and insufficient effort in the context of psychological assessment
Describe the types of instruments used to detect feigning
Describe the strengths and limitations for commonly used instruments used to detect feigning
Describe the different indices of classification accuracy
Describe the tests and techniques available to assess malingering
Describe the importance of base rate information
Describe standard errors on the interpretation of psychological test results
Describe alternative decision
making strategies for selecting and integrating multiple tests into an Assessmentbattery
Describe the impact of different types of diversity on the interpretation of test data
Barry Rosenfeld, PhD, ABPP
Dr. Barry Rosenfeld is a clinical forensic psychologist, whose clinical work primarily involves psychological evaluations of criminal defendants and civil litigants. These evaluations encompass a wide range of psycho-legal issues including criminal law issues (competence to stand trial, mental state...
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