SPA COVID-19 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.
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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