SPA COVID-19 Resources


Tele-Assessment Resources

SPA Tele-Assessment of Personality and Psychopathology Task Force White Paper: here


Tele-assessment webinar covering APA’s Guidance on Tele-Assessment During COVID-19: here


APA Guidance on psychological tele-assessment during the COVID-19 crisis: here


Pearson tele-practice webinars: here


MHS Digital Resource Toolkit: here


MHS Digital demonstrations: here


PAR Inc COVID-19 resources: here


Pro-ED statement on tele-assessment: here


WPS Statement on tele-assessment: here


Riverside Insights COVID-19 Resources: here


Remote Administration of the WISC-V and KTEA-III (Testing Psychologist podcast): here


R-PAS guidelines for Remote Administration: here



Social Distancing Resources


R-PAS Guidelines for In-Person Administration with Social Distancing: here



Practice-Related Online Trainings/Resources


Finances During COVID-19 (Testing Psychologist podcast): here


COVID-19 Q & A: Your Practice During COVID-19 (Testing Psychologist podcast): here




Online Trainings: Test Specific


Pearson Personality Assessment webinars (including MMPI-2-RF, MACI-II, MCMI-IV, presurgical evaluations, etc.): here 


PAR Inc Training Portal (including PAI and other measures): here


Numerous Free 1-Hour Podcasts on a Variety of Assessment Tools at The Testing Psychologist: here


SCID-5 Online Trainings: here


DIAMOND Online Trainings: here


R-PAS online trainings: here



Professional Discussion Forums


In response to SPA’s survey of members, many assessors expressed a wish to talk with other assessors to learn what they are doing and to share tips. SPA is working to provide such an online forum for members; however, in the meantime, here are other such forums:


General assessment. The Testing Psychologist Community Facebook group here.


Rorschach assessment. General Rorschach Facebook group here. R-PAS Forum for all account holders here.



Taking Care of Yourself During Pandemics


Mental health professions are generally notorious for thinking about others and ignoring the well-being of our own selves. The disruption of regular daily activities can be a time for all of us to ‘reset’ and make some changes. Below are some websites focused on self-care during COVID-19.


APA’s guidance on self-care for psychologists during COVID-19: here


APA resources for self-care for psychologists in general: here


The following basics are discussed: here


1.     Be good to your body

2.     Follow a schedule

3.     Be kind to your mind

4.     Find moments of stillness

5.     Share love


A CDC Resource on Coping during COVID-19: here


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1Resources from the COVID-19 Task Force to Support Personality Assessment. A. Jordan Wright, New York University (Co-Chair); Joni L. Mihura, University of Toledo (Co-Chair); Kirsten Buckingham, University of Toledo; Raja David, Minnesota Center for Collaborative/Therapeutic Assessment; Luciano Giromini, University of Turin, Italy; Carla Hisatugo, I Am Boundless; Lindsay Ingram, Oregon State Hospital  

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