LIVE UPDATE: Testing for Forensic Populations, Phase 1: Overview of Ethical and Professional Guidelines for Testing, Malingering, and Personality Testing
June 15th, 8:30 AM - 5PM ET
10 CE hours (9 general hours, 1 hour of professional boundaries/ethics)
Note: The 10 CE hours for this event includes 2 hours of homework assignments. Attendees who have previously completed our Phase 1 workshop will only receive 8 CE hours.
This phase provides an overview of psychological testing, ethical considerations for testing, testing qualifications, and tests commonly used for personality testing, detection of malingering, and competency to participate in the legal process (e.g., SIRS-2, MCMI-IV, MMPI-2, TMM, PDRT, GCT, ECST, ILK, TOMI, PAI, etc.). To complete this phase successfully, attendees must complete the following tasks with 100% accuracy:
1. Identify several signs of potential malingering in a real case example;
2. Successfully score and interpret a SIRS-2 answer sheet from a real case;
3. Interpret scores from a Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) test administration;
4. Complete an evaluation and feedback form for this phase.
1. Apply ethical principles and practice guidelines established by associations in the mental health professions when administering and interpreting psychological tests.
2. Identify signs and symptoms of malingering.
3. Administer, score, and interpret the SIRS-2 and Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI).
About the Presenters
Tommy Black Ph.D., LMHC, LPC, CFMHE
Dr. Tommy Black is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been in private practice since 1998. Currently he serves as a member of the Georgia Composite Board for Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists. He also serves as the Chair of the Rules Committee and on the Advisory Panel for the National Board of Forensic Evaluators. Dr. Black has extensive experience and training in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, REBT, and DBT. He works with a myriad of life issues but has particular expertise in Grief/Loss, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, Impulse Control Issues, Relationship difficulties, and Adjustment Difficulties.
Aaron Norton, Ph.D., LMHC, LMFT, CFMHE, CFBA
Dr. Aaron Norton is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy serving as Executive Director of the National Board of Forensic Evaluators, Adjunct Instructor at the University of South Florida, Southern Regional Director for the American Mental Health Counselors Association, and Past-President of the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association. He has nearly 20 years of clinical and forensic experience at Integrity Counseling, Inc., was awarded Mental Health Counselor of the Year by the American Mental Health Counselors Association and Counselor Educator of the Year by the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association in 2016, Researcher of the Year by Florida Mental Health Counselors Association in 2020, and has been published in several social science journals and professional magazines in clinical mental health counseling.
Continuing Education Information
The National Board of Forensic Evaluators (NBFE) has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6189. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NBFE is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
This webinar has been approved for 10 CE hours (9 general hours, 1 hour of professional boundaries/ethics) with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, & Mental Health Counseling, and the Florida Board of Psychology, CE Broker Tracking #20-917485 (CE Broker Provider #50-15823
NBFE is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NBFE maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NBFE is recognized and endorsed by the American Mental Health Counselors Association.