Course Details

Course TitleImproving Use of the POST Psychological Screening Dimensions in Pre-Employment Psychological Evaluations
Date 6/16/2020
ProviderCONCEPT Continuing and Professional Studies (Palo Alto University)
Phone650-758-0019
Emailcaps@paloaltou.edu
Website https://concept.paloaltou.edu/product/improving-use-of-the-post-psychological-screening-dimensions-in-pre-employment-psychological-evaluations-zoom-june-16-2020/
LocationPalo Alto
Credit Hours3.5
Instructor(s)Nancy Panza, Ph.D.
Method of InstructionWebinar
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus


Course Description

The goal of this workshop is to increase evaluators’ understanding of the 10 POST Psychological Screening Dimensions and to provide an interactive experience that allows for practice and training in consistently and effectively using the dimensions to support qualification decisions in pre-employment psychological evaluations for public safety candidates. Dr. Panza will present clinical cases and have participants provide ratings (independently) for each dimension and make Q/D decisions for each case. There will be group discussion of perceived benefits and challenges of applying the dimensions.


Course Objectives

  • Describe the 10 POST Psychological Screening Dimensions
  • Describe research on use of the dimensions in clinical practice
  • Describe how to apply the dimensions to qualification decisions in pre-employment psychological evaluations
  • Describe strategies to increase consistency and efficacy of use of the dimensions in clinical practice