Incorporating the MMPI-2-RF (Restructured Form) in Violence Risk Assessments

Incorporating the MMPI-2-RF (Restructured Form) in Violence Risk Assessments

$100.00

1.5 Hours | 1.5 CEs (CEUs)

Program Description

This webinar on Incorporating the MMPI-2-RF (Restructured Form) in Violence Risk Assessment is presented by Dr. Martin Sellbom.

This intermediate level webinar discusses the role of the 338-item version of the MMPI-2, the MMPI-2 Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) to psychologists who conduct violence risk assessments. This webinar assumes background and basic interpretation knowledge of the MMPI-2-RF and forensic assessment. The majority of the time is devoted to considerations for using the MMPI-2-RF in violence and sexual reoffending risk assessments, and scientific support for using the test in such evaluations are discussed. Given the importance of psychopathy in these assessments, MMPI-2-RF assessment of such is discussed as well. Multiple case illustrations for which MMPI-2-RF data was used in risk assessments are included.

Intended Audience

This webinar is intended for professionals that want to enhance their understanding of the MMPI-2-RF including those working in criminal justice, security, health care, social service, education, and human resources settings. This webinar is for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

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

  • Describe the psychometric findings available to guide MMPI-2-RF interpretation in violence risk assessment
  • Describe various considerations for using the MMPI-2-RF in violence risk assessment
  • Describe how to use and interpret the MMPI-2-RF in the context of violence risk assessments

 

About Dr. Martin Sellbom

Dr. Sellbom is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2007 from Kent State University (Kent, Ohio), and completed a two-year post-doctoral residency at Kent State University and Psycho-Diagnostic Clinic in Akron, Ohio.

Dr. Sellbom’s research focuses on psychopathy and other personality disorders (with a current focus on DSM-5 developments), the broader integration of personality and psychopathology, and personality assessment with the MMPI-2 and MMPI-2-RF (especially in forensic settings). His work has been featured in over 140 peer-reviewed publications and he has won several awards, including the American Psychology-Law Society’s Saleem Shah Award and Society for Personality Assessment’s Samuel and Anne Beck Award – both for early career achievement. Dr. Sellbom serves as an Associate Editor for the journals Psychological Assessment, Journal of Personality Disorders, and International Journal of Forensic Mental Health. For his clinical practice, he specializes in court-ordered forensic psychological evaluations and pre-employment evaluations for public safety positions.

Webinar Outline

  • The role of the MMPI-2-RF in risk assessments
  • Background and interpretation
  • Psychopathy and the assessments

Continuing Education Credit

This Distance Learning Recorded Webinar is a Home Study Training Program. To earn CEs you are required to complete all course materials, quizzes, and the evaluation. No partial credit is available. A score of 70% is required to proceed; you will be able to re-take any quiz on which you score less than 70%. Participants will earn 1 CE hour upon completion of these requirements. Each participant will be able to download and print the CE certificate upon completion of the final evaluation.

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