Course Details

Course TitleImproving Use of the POST Psychological Screening Dimensions in Pre-Employment Psychological Evaluations
Date Varies
ProviderCONCEPT Continuing & Professional Studies (Palo Alto University)
Phone 
Emailcaps@paloaltou.edu
Website https://concept.paloaltou.edu/course/Improving-Use-of-the-POST-Psychological-Screening-Dimensions-in-PreEmployment-Psychological-Evaluations?hsLang=en
Location 
Credit Hours4
Instructor(s)Nancy Panza
Method of InstructionIndependent Learning
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus


Course Description

The focus of this program 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. This program demonstrates clinical cases and participants submit ratings for each dimension and make Q/D decisions for each case. This program also covers the benefits and challenges of applying the dimensions.


Course Objectives

Describe their knowledge of the 10 POST Psychological Screening Dimensions.


Describe research on the use of the dimensions in clinical practice.


Describe the dimensions to qualification decisions in pre-employment psychological evaluations.


Describe strategies to increase consistency and efficacy of the use of the dimensions in clinical practice.