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June 10 | Strength-Based Approaches to Violence Risk Assessment and Offender Rehabilitation 

June 12 - 15 | 2024 MMPI Workshops & 59th Annual MMPI Research Symposium 

June 16 | Program Convention Committee Deadline

June 17 | Education and Training Interest Group Social Hour 

July 9 | Using the PAI Structural Summary to Facilitate Collaborative Assessment 

Community Events & News 

  • Event: Psychodynamic Psychology in Academia: A Call to Action - A meeting for those committed to the future of psychodynamic thinking in academia. This event is being hosted by Academics for the Advancement of Psychodynamic Psychology (A2P2) on June 2nd from 11am to 2:15pm ET. For more information please click here to view the brochure. 
  • Event: The Symptom Validity Assessment (SVA) Conference will be held in Italy October 10- 11, 2024. This conference is organized for everyone with an interest in the latest research and state-of-the-art clinical practice of symptom and performance validity assessment. For more information, click here.
  • Survey on MMPI-3 and Forensic Assessment:  We need your expertise for a research study on psychological assessment and MMPI interpretation. Your insights will help advance our understanding of how test scores are interpreted across different contexts.

    It will take less than 5 minutes of your time to respond to a few brief questions. Your contribution is invaluable to our research efforts!

    Plus, we're excited to announce that the survey is available in multiple languages to ensure inclusivity and accessibility.

    Interested in participating? Click here to access the survey

    Your participation will make a significant difference in shaping the future of psychological assessment. Thank you for your support!
    Emre Akca, Irena Boskovic, Luciano Giromini, Paul Ingram, Martin Sellbom, et al.
  • Event: Award Presentation: Queering Psychological Assessment (1 CE)- The Psychological Assessment Section of the Society for Clinical Psychology (Division 12) Presents the 2024 Distinguished Contribution to Assessment Psychology Award to A. Jordan Wright PhD, ABAP. ABPP on Friday, September 20th at 12pm ET. More information coming soon! 
  • Event: The International Society for the Rorschach invites SPA members to attend the XXIV Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark from July 9-12, 2024.  Along with the Program  there are numerous Pre-Congress workshops featuring such topics as the Rorschach in: psychological trauma (Barton Evans and Nancy Kaser-Boyd), assessment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (James Kleiger & Ali Khadivi), neuropsychological assessment with the Rorschach (Emiliano Muzio), and many others.  The Program is similarly rich
  • Training: You're invited to a 2-day (Helsinki) and 4 half-day (Zoom) Training and Update for CS Experts. The Rorschach Comprehensive System- Revised (CS-R) and Supplementary Scales training May 23-24 and October 10,17, 24 & November 7, 2024. Click here for more information.

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