Course Details

Course TitleAssessing Police & Other Public Safety Personnel Using the MMPI-2-RF book-based exam
Date Varies
ProviderMMPI Workshops & Symposium, sponsored by Kent State University and coordinated by the University of Minnesota Press
Credit Hours9
Instructor(s)Book authors David Corey and Yossef Ben-Porath
Method of InstructionIndependent Learning
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

The material presented in the book focuses on use of the MMPI-2-RF in assessments of police and other public safety personnel. The book provides the information necessary for a qualified user to interpret MMPI-2-RF results in public safety settings. The book content builds on the psychometric and assessment foundations provided by doctoral-level psychology training programs and tests examinees’ knowledge by discussing: foundational requirements of preemployment evaluations, special considerations and interpretive guidelines for using the MMPI-2-RF in preemployment assessments of public safety candidates, best practices for use of the MMPI-2-RF Police Candidate Interpretive Report (PCIR), and the recommended approach for developing an integrated MMPI-2-RF interpretation.

Course Objectives

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