Introduction to the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality (CAPP) | April 29, 2020

Introduction to the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality (CAPP) | April 29, 2020


2 Hours | 2 CEs (CEUs)

1:00 pm – 3:00pm Pacific | 2:00pm – 4:00pm Mountain

3:00pm – 5:00pm Central | 4:00pm – 6:00pm Eastern

SKU: WL1574437058 Category:

Program Description

This webinar on Introduction to the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality (CAPP) is presented by Dr. Martin Sellbom.

This webinar will describe how to use the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality (CAPP) in forensic and correctional settings. The full procedure, including the clinical interview, informant reports, and institutional rating form will be reviewed. A novel self-report version for screening purposes will also be discussed. Research supporting the CAPP for psychopathy assessment will be described and discussed. Specific practical applications and interpretative recommendations will be substantially covered as well. Finally, case illustrations based on individuals evaluated in forensic practice will be presented.

If you are unable to attend the live webinar, please register and we will send you a link to the recorded version the day after the live webinar. Please check out our FAQ’s for all webinar inquires, Here.

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

  • Describe the theoretical model underlying the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality
  • Describe the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality approach to psychopathy assessment
  • Describe the research supporting the CAPP in psychopathy assessment
  • Describe how to use the CAPP in context of other information in the assessment of psychopathy

About Dr. Martin Sellbom

Dr. Martin 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.

Continuing Education Credit

This is a live webinar. To earn CE’s, you will have to complete the webinar evaluation. No partial credit is available. For this live webinar, you will need to complete an evaluation form to earn the certificate. Participants will earn 1 CE credit hour for this live webinar. Each participant will be able to print their CE certificate immediately after completing the webinar evaluation.

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Webinar Outline

  • Clinical Interview
  • Informant Reports
  • Institutional Rating

Intended Audience

This webinar is intended for professionals that want to enhance their understanding of the CAPP 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.