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Mastering Tele-Assessment (Internal Hexagon Psychology Training)

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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.

By attending this training you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the nature, history, research, and current controversies and problems related to tele-assessment. ​
  • Learn about the ethical, legal, cultural, and psychometric aspects of conducting psycho-educational assessments within online environments. ​
  • Understand the nuance of performing tele-assessments within cross-jurisdictional contexts. ​
  • Consider setting-up, choosing testing batteries, and considering the practical elements of administering psycho-educational assessments within online environments. ​
  • Be shown 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 psycho-educational assessments with complex clients within online environments.​

This is an internal training exclusive to Hexagon Psychology Associates only.

Presenter information

Dr. Mitch Colp, R. Psych

With over a decade of experience as a Registered Psychologist, Dr. Mitch is the Chief Executive Officer of Hexagon Psychology and the Director Representing Practice at the Canadian Psychological Association. He is an expert in psychological assessment and intervention for children, youth, and adults, using both in-person and virtual modalities. Dr. Mitch is also a acclaimed researcher, instructor, and supervisor, who collaborates with various academic institutions, government agencies, and mental health organizations across Canada. He is passionate about increasing access and reducing wait-times for mental health services, especially for underserved, rural, and remote communities.

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Dr. Mitch Colp

Chris Pawluk, R. Psych

With over twenty years of experience as a Registered Psychologist, Chris works in private practice with Hexagon Psychology. He is also on the board for the Psychologist’s Association of Alberta. He is an expert in psychological assessment and intervention for children, youth, and adults, using both in-person and virtual modalities. Over the years, Chris has worked with universities across Canada to facilitate research projects and offer high-quality training for teachers, psychologists, speech pathologists, and occupational therapists. He also holds a Clinical Supervisor role within the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary for his continued supervision and mentorship of graduate students in the Counselling or School and Applied Child Psychology programs.

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