Course Details

Course TitleTrack C: Use of the MMPI-2-RF in Assessments of Public Safety Candidates and Personnel
Date 4/26/2018
ProviderMMPI Workshops & Symposium
LocationHollywood Beach, FL
Credit Hours6
Instructor(s)Yossef Ben-Porath and David Corey
Method of InstructionWorkshop/Seminar
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

This advanced-level workshop focuses on preemployment evaluations of public safety candidates and personnel. It is designed for individuals familiar with the MMPI-2-RF, for example, those who have completed the "Introduction to the MMPI-2-RF" workshop. Topics covered include legal considerations, best practices, and the use of the MMPI-2-RF Police Candidate Interpretive Report (PCIR) in conducting preemployment evaluations. Use of the PCIR in these assessments will be illustrated by a comprehensive case study in which the report’s findings are integrated with those from the background investigation, mental health records, clinical interview, and other psychological tests.

Course Objectives

  • Discuss legal considerations in preemployment and fitness for duty psychological evaluations
  • Describe procedures and best practices in preemployment psychological and fitness for duty evaluations
  • Discuss the research literature available to guide use of the MMPI-2-RF in preemployment psychological and fitness for duty evaluations
  • Describe the basic elements of the MMPI-2-RF: Police Candidate Interpretive Report (PCIR)
  • Discuss ways to integrate PCIR findings with other sources to reach a suitability determination


  • 8:30: Registration
  • 9:00: Legal Considerations and Best Practices (Drs. Yossef Ben-Porath & David Corey)
  • 10:45: MMPI-2-RF Research Findings in Police and Public Safety Settings (Drs. Yossef Ben-Porath & David Corey)
  • 12:15: Lunch Break (90 minutes)
  • 1:45: The MMPI-2-RF Police Candidate Interpretive Report (PCIR) (Drs. Yossef Ben-Porath & David Corey)
  • 3:30: Case Studies (Drs. Yossef Ben-Porath & David Corey)
  • 5:00: Adjourn