Course Details

Course TitleIntroduction to Using the MMPI-3 in Psychological Practice
Date Varies
ProviderCONCEPT Continuing & Professional Studies (Palo Alto University)
LocationPalo Alto
Credit Hours4
Instructor(s)Martin Sellbom, PhD
Method of InstructionIndependent Learning
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

This self-paced training program introduces the 335-item MMPI-3, the most recent version of the MMPI instruments, to clinical psychologists. Topics include the rationale for, and methods used to develop the instrument, the various materials available to score and interpret the test, understanding the nature of the new normative sample, psychometric functioning of the MMPI-3 scales, and interpretive recommendations. Cases derived from a variety of settings are be used to illustrate the interpretative framework.

Course Objectives

Describe the rationale for and methods used to develop the 52 MMPI-3 Scales
Describe the 52 scales of the MMPI-3
Describe the MMPI-3 materials and documentation
Describe psychometric findings available to guide MMPI-3 interpretation
Describe the MMPI-3 interpretative framework