SPA issues a Call for Papers in July each year. Please use the on-line form to submit. The deadline for submitting abstracts for papers, posters, and symposia is October 7, 2019.
For a description of the scientific sessions offered during the Annual Convention and to guide you in submitting an abstract for the Annual Convention, please read Annual Meeting Submission Descriptions.
New Diversity Poster submission available for 2020 Convention. Read criteria for submission: Click Here
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Poster Award Procedures: Click Here
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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.
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.
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.
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.