Improving Use of the POST Psychological Screening Dimensions in Pre-Employment Psychological Evaluations (Zoom) | June 16, 2020


Improving Use of the POST Psychological Screening Dimensions in Pre-Employment Psychological Evaluations (Zoom) | June 16, 2020

$150.00 $125.00

Dr. Nancy Ryba Panza

June 16, 2020

1:00 – 4:30pm

Palo Alto University, Los Altos Campus

3.5 Hours | 3.5 CEs

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Program Description

This live training on Improving Use of the POST Psychological Screening Dimensions in Pre-Employment Psychological Evaluations is presented by Nancy Panza, Ph.D.

The goal of this workshop is to increase evaluators’ understanding of the 10 POST Psychological Screening Dimensions and to provide an interactive experience that allows for practice and training in consistently and effectively using the dimensions to support qualification decisions in pre-employment psychological evaluations for public safety candidates. Dr. Panza will present clinical cases and have participants provide ratings (independently) for each dimension and make Q/D decisions for each case. There will be group discussion of perceived benefits and challenges of applying the dimensions.

We are pleased to offer virtual attendance for all our workshops via ZOOM. Virtual attendees will be emailed all the details to connect via ZOOM and will be sent electronic copies of all materials.

This is ZOOM registration. If you would like to attend in-person, please click here to register.


Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:


  • Describe the 10 POST Psychological Screening Dimensions
  • Describe research on use of the dimensions in clinical practice
  • Describe how to apply the dimensions to qualification decisions in pre-employment psychological evaluations
  • Describe strategies to increase consistency and efficacy of use of the dimensions in clinical practice

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this workshop includes all mental health and allied professionals, including psychologists, social workers, counselors, and marriage and family therapists interested in the competencies of police and public safety. This workshop is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced clinicians.

Workshop Outline

  • A review of Clinical Cases and Dimension Ratings
  • Discuss research findings on the Frequency of Use of the 10 PSDs in PPPEs
  • Present and Discuss Case Ratings

About the Presenter

Nancy Ryba Panza completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, with a concentration in Psychology and Law, at the University of Alabama. She began her academic carrier at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, but later moved to California State University, Fullerton where she is currently a tenured Full Professor. Dr. Panza has a clinical practice in which she works with law enforcement agencies and fire departments in Southern California and she conducts research on a variety of topics involving first responders.

This is a live workshop and is available for live CE credit.

Our goal is to make this as interactive an experience as possible for those who attend virtually by zoom. Please expect to share your webcam and unmute yourself to ask questions and make comments, just as you would if you were to attend in person. There will be someone in each workshop room who is monitoring zoom attendees and who will alert the presenter to questions or comments from virtual attendees.

Please alert the room monitor to your question or comment by typing a “?” In the chat box and then wait to be called on. You will then be able to unmute your microphone and ask your question or make your comment. If you do not have a microphone, please type your question or comment in the chat box and the room monitor will read it aloud to the presenter. Whenever possible, we prefer that you share your webcam when asking a question so the presenter and in person attendees can see you, making for a nicer experience for all 🙂

Please note that the times for this workshop are 8:30am – 4:30pm USA Pacific time zone. Please make the necessary time zone adjustments when adding this workshop to your calendar.

9:30am – 5:30pm Mountain with lunch from 1pm-2pm | 10:30am – 6:30pm Central with lunch from 2pm-3pm | 11:30am – 7:30pm Eastern with lunch from 3pm-4pm | Check all other time zones here

Continuing Education Credit

This is a Live In-Person Training Program. To earn CE’s, you will be required to complete the evaluation for this workshop. No partial credit is available. Participants will earn 3.5 CE hours for this workshop upon full attendance and completion of the workshop evaluation. Certificates will be sent electronically as PDFs available for download and printing.

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