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Society for Personality Assessment

The Society for Personality Assessment is dedicated to the development of methods of personality assessment, the advancement of research on their effectiveness, the exchange of ideas about the theory and practice of assessment and the promotion of the applied practice of personality assessment.

With 1500 international members, we are the largest organization in the world with this focus. Our membership is varied and includes clinicians in private practice, forensic assessors, researchers in private and public settings and educators in academic settings. SPA focuses on the unique needs and interests of its members by:

  • Offering Annual Meetings and publications tailored to their needs and interests.
  • Providing opportunities to meet colleagues and develop professional relationships.
  • Promoting research in personality assessment.
  • Actively advocating for legislative issues on behalf of personality assessment.
  • Fostering professional and education development.
  • Supporting students with research and travel grants.

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Membership in SPA offers a great many benefits and is regarded as one of the best bargains around. Join Now!

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Psychological Report Writing: Resources, Research, and Strategies

Gary Groth-Marnat, Ph.D., ABPP, ABAP

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