Course Details

Course TitleEvidence-Based Screening of Police Candidates Using the MMPI-2-RF
Date 2/11/2017
ProviderAAFP
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Website www.aafp.abfp.com
LocationPasadena
Credit Hours7
Instructor(s)David Corey, PhD, ABPP
Method of InstructionWorkshop/Seminar
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus No syllabus uploaded for this course.


Course Description

This workshop introduces attendees to the legal and ethical foundations for making evidence-based determinations of police officer candidate psychological suitability; reviews best-practice principles for screening police candidates and reporting results; teaches a six-step model for integrating findings from the MMPI-2-RF Police Candidate Interpretive Report (PCIR; Corey & Ben-Porath, 2014) with other test data, personal history and interview findings; reviews factors and strategies for assessing police candidates for cultural competence; and provides guidance on preparing written reports for the hiring authority.


Course Objectives

Describe the legal and ethical foundations for making evidence-based determinations of police officer candidate psychological suitability. Use evidence-based strategies for interpreting clinically-elevated and moderately-elevated MMPI-2-RF scores in psychological evaluations of police officer candidates. Describe a rational strategy for interpreting underreporting scales. Articulate a model for integrating disparate sources of data to reach a suitability determination in pre-employment psychological evaluations of police officer candidates. Explain how to protect against unlawful discrimination or disparate impact on the basis of race, gender, and other protected statuses. Describe factors and strategies for assessing police candidates for cultural competence. Describe the structure and rationale for the MMPI-2-RF Police Candidate Interpretive Report