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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

 

Let us know other helpful websites or tips! Email us at: director@spaonline.com

 

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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