SPA Chapters

North Texas Society for Personality Assessment (NTSPA)
Contact: Deann Ware, Ph.D.: 214-256-9273,

Delaware Valley Society for Personality Assessment (DVSPA)
(Metropolitan Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware)
Alan Schwartz: 302-428-6302,
Jamie Loving:
David York:
Maryann McLaughlin:

The Israeli Chapter of the Society for Personality Assessment (ISPA)
Shira Tibon: 972-3-6481973,
Lily Rothschild: 972-3-6499563,

Southern Appalachian Personality Assessment Society (SAPAS)
Mark H. Waugh:
Information on upcoming Workshops
Information about the Chapter's Memorial Award for Clinical Excellence in Psychological Assessment.
Information on application procedures.

Colorado Assessment Society
4770 E. Iliff Avenue, S. 223, Denver, CO 80222
Contact: E. Hale Martin, Ph.D., 303-881-3544,

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Ask your favorite personality assessor what the biggest personality assessment convention is, and he/she will tell you it's the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality Assessment. Ask him/her what the best personality assessment convention is, and he/she will tell you it's the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality Assessment, held every March in a different city.

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Each April, candidates statements and a Ballot for electing new members to the Board of Trustees is made available to Members, Fellows, Life Members or Life Fellows by the Nominations and Elections Committee. The persons elected to the Board take office in September.

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The Society for Personality Assessment YouTube channel offers full-length lectures from past annual conventions and expert speakers in the field of personality assessment. A great resource to expand your knowledge.

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How Therapeutic Assessment Works: Theory and Techniques - Presented by Stephen E. Finn, PhD. In this webinar, Dr. Stephen Finn, the main developer of Therapeutic Assessment, will explain the techniques of TA and how they relate to TA’s underlying theory of client change. This session is particularly suited to those who are new to TA, including graduate students, or who wish to deepen their understanding of its therapeutic mechanisms.

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