Self-Paced Professional Training
20 Hours | 20 CE's (CEU) | $500
Distance Learning Home Study Program
This self-paced online training program reviews the tests and techniques currently available for assessing malingering of cognitive impairment and psychiatric disturbance. Among the tests reviewed in this workshop are the measures such as the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), Validity Indicator Profile (VIP), MMPI-2, Structured Interview of Reported Symptoms (SIRS) and the Miller Forensic Assessment of Symptoms Test (M-FAST). In addition to discussing the use and interpretation of individual test this workshop will address the integration of multiple instruments into an assessment battery and decision-making in equivocal cases or when test data appear contradictory. Finally, the use and misuse of malingering tests with linguistic and culturally diverse evaluatees will be discussed.
The fee for this training program is $500 and includes all materials and worksheets. In addition, case studies and other case-relevant materials are provided for training purposes. Throughout the training program there will be quizzes that must be passed with a 70% in order to advance in the course. Once the course is completed participants will complete a course evaluation and then will be able to print their certificate of completion.
This training program is relevant for professionals who want to obtain or strengthen skills in forensic evaluation, including those involved in civil and criminal forensic mental health assessment, forensic inpatient and community settings, and those who work at the intersection of clinical psychology and law. This training program is for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Assessment of Malingering
Assessment of Malingering
Presented by: Dr. Barry Rosenfeld
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Describe the differences between feigning, malingering, and insufficient effort in the context of psychological assessment
- Describe the types of instruments used to detect feigning
- Describe the strengths and limitations for commonly used instruments used to detect feigning
- Describe the different indices of classification accuracy
- Describe implications for the interpretation of test scores
- Describe the tests and techniques available to assess malingering
- Describe the importance of base rate information
- Describe standard errors on the interpretation of psychological test results
- Describe alternative decision-making strategies for selecting and integrating multiple tests into an assessment battery
- Describe the impact of different types of diversity on the interpretation of test data
- Describe the culture, language, and intelligence on the interpretation of test data
- Describe ethical standards to their assessment practice when administering, interpreting and communicating test results
20 Hours | 20 CE (CEU) Credits | $500
About our Presenter
Dr. Barry Rosenfeld
Dr. Rosenfeld is also active in the American Psychology-Law Society (Division 41 of the American Psychological Association), the European Association of Psychology and Law, and the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services.
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This course is excellent for mental health professionals who want to obtain or strengthen skills in forensic evaluation.
MeasuresParticipants will learn about the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), Validity Indicator Profile (VIP), MMPI-2, Structured Interview of Reported Symptoms (SIRS) and the Miller Forensic Assessment of Symptoms Test (M-FAST).
InterpretationParticipants will learn about the integration of multiple instruments into an assessment battery and decision-making in equivocal cases or when test data appear contradictory.
Case StudyParticipants will learn about the use and interpretation of individual tests through case study examples