The world has changed and with it, the practice of psychology. In this two-day, face-to-face workshop, participants will receive an in-depth theoretical, ethical, legal, and practical review of performing psycho-educational assessments in online environments. Participants will learn how to conceptualize and conduct psycho-educational assessments in online environments with child and adult clients.
This small group workshop (max of 12 participants) will provide hands on training on virtual psychoeducational assessment, with a specific focus on virtual standardized testing. This training will take place at the Hexagon Psychology clinic, 10 minutes north of the Calgary airport.
Participants must be comfortable using video-conferencing technologies (e.g., Zoom, MS Teams) and have familiarity with the technology they intend to use
By attending this advanced training you will:
- Discuss the nature, history, research, and current controversies and problems related to tele-assessment.
- Identify the ethical, legal, cultural, and psychometric aspects of conducting psycho-educational assessments within online environments.
- Describe the nuance of performing tele-assessments within cross-jurisdictional contexts.
- Practice setting-up, choosing testing batteries, and considering the practical elements of administering psycho-educational assessments within online environments.
- Explain the essential considerations when conceptualizing, interpreting testing results, and writing-up clinical findings obtained from performing tele-assessments, including limitations.
- Discuss the implications of performing psychoeducational assessments with complex clients within online environments.
This training is approved for 16 continuing education credits from the Canadian Psychological Association.
A light breakfast and lunch will be provided to all participants on both days of the workshop.
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