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  • Therapeutic Applications of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-IV (MCMI-IV)

    Presenter: Seth Grossman, PsyD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar introduces the latest edition of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory, the MCMI-IV. The presenter will describe uses of the underlying theory for therapeutic relationship building and effective interventions. The webinar is designed to instruct participants in effective use of the assessment instrument from administration to interpretation, integrating relevant research, psychometric properties, and theoretical grounding.

    Date: Jul 20, 2017  Time: 03:00 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Nov 09, 2017  Time: 03:00 PM EST   Register Now

     
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  • MMPI-2-RF: Forensic Practice Briefing

    Presenter: Martin Sellbom, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar presentation provides a brief overview of the rationale for, and methods used to develop the MMPI-2-RF, and the various materials available to score and interpret the test.

    Composed of 338 items, with the RC (Restructured Clinical) Scales at its core, the MMPI-2-RF builds on the strengths of the MMPI®-2. It features 51 new and revised empirically validated scales and takes only 35-50 minutes to administer. The MMPI-2-RF was released in August 2008.

    The MMPI-2-RF aids clinicians in the assessment of mental disorders, identification of specific problem areas, and treatment planning in a variety of settings. The test can be used to help:

    • Assess major symptoms of psychopathology, personality characteristics, and behavioral proclivities.
    • Evaluate participants in substance abuse programs and select appropriate treatment approaches.
    • Assess medical patients and design effective treatment strategies, including chronic pain management.
    • Provide valuable insight for marriage and family counseling.
    • Support classification, treatment, and management decisions in criminal justice and correctional settings.
    • Identify high-risk candidates in public safety screening and selection settings.
    • Give strong empirical foundation for expert testimony in forensic evaluations.

    Continuing Education (CE) credits are not offered for this webinar. For information on upcoming MMPI-2-RF CE workshops, visit http://www.pearsonclinical.com/mmpiworkshops

    Date: Jul 20, 2017  Time: 04:30 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Sep 19, 2017  Time: 04:00 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Nov 16, 2017  Time: 02:00 PM EST   Register Now

     
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  • Q-interactive: Proper iPad Settings & Q-i Central Workflow: Session I

    Presenter: James Henke

    Topic(s):

    In this session, we will review basic iPad settings that should be made for the best Q-interactive experience. Also, this session will review workflow functions in Q-i Central, including how to set up clients, assign/create batteries, and create assessments. Time is built into this session for you to make the settings and gain some practice using the system.

    Date: Jul 24, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Assessing Clients with Q-interactive and Archiving and Exporting Assessment Batteries: Session II

    Presenter: James Henke

    Topic(s):

    Here, we will review the common tools used in an assessment such as the timer, notes, contextual events, how to turn audio capture off, how to flag and resolve scores, and how to review scores and transfer assessments back to Central. Then, the primary focus will be on how to access and review scores in Central, and export and archive data when needed.

    This session is not designed to provide an in-depth tutorial on all of the unique aspects of individual subtests/measures, but rather to orient you to many of the common tools and processes that you will need to know to efficiently use Q-interactive to assess your clients. Information concerning specific measures/subtests is provided in the available support videos and other scheduled webinars.

    Date: Jul 25, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Overview of the Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic (MBMD)

    Presenter: Michael H. Antoni, PhD

    Topic(s):

    The Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic (MBMD) helps assess psychosocial factors that may support or interfere with a chronically ill patient’s course of medical treatment. It offers population-specific reports for general medical patients, pain patients, and bariatric patients. Composed of only 165 true/false items and featuring 38 clinically relevant scales, the MBMD helps increase the likelihood of positive treatment outcomes and thereby helps reduce overall cost of patient care.

    This webinar will provide an introduction to the MBMD and describe the underlying theory, administration and interpretation of the inventory. It will also illustrate how the MBMD can be used as part of a comprehensive evaluation to identify patients who may have significant psychiatric problems, and construct treatment plans tailored to their individual needs.

    Date: Jul 25, 2017  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Clinical Application of the Cognitive Linguistic Quick Test+ for SLPs

    Presenter: Adam Scheller, PhD

    Topic(s):

    The CLQT was designed to quickly assess strengths and weaknesses in five cognitive domains (Attention, Memory, Executive Functions, Language, and Visuospatial Skills). The CLQT+ adds an important element--an optional new administration path for people with diminished language capacity/aphasia. Including one new semantic comprehension task and scoring for several elements within the current tasks, the CLQT+ offers: more flexibility in administration; clearer interpretation for people with aphasia/language impairment; the same foundation for a quick, reliable cognitive assessment; and an effective tool for English- or Spanish-speaking adults with known or suspected neurological impairment as a result of stroke, traumatic brain injury, or dementia. With new changes to an assessment come possible new uses and effective methods for clinicians to maximize the potential data gathered during an evaluation. Attendees will learn about changes to this trusted assessment and focus will be made on how to use this assessment effectively in clinical practice.

    Date: Jul 26, 2017  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Q-global®: Overview

    Presenter: Jarett Lehner

    Topic(s):

    Q-global®:  A flexible, web-based assessment experience.

    Join us for an overview of Q-global, Pearson's web-based platform for test administration, scoring, and reporting.

    Through this live demonstration, learn how Q-global delivers the content and procedures you know and trust while giving you the flexibility to administer over 65 assessments (including the BASC™-3, Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen™, the Wechsler Family of Products, and the MMPI®-2), select your assessment administration method (Manual Entry, On-screen Administration, and Remote On-screen Administration), and choose from multiple scoring and reporting options (Score Report, Interpretive Report, Multirater, Progress, Integrated).

    You will see how Q-global provides you increased administration flexibility while providing accurate scoring and improved efficiency.

    Date: Aug 07, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Sep 26, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Case Demonstrations Using the MMPI-2-RF Police Candidate Interpretive Report (PCIR)

    Presenter: Dave Corey, Ph.D., ABPP

    Topic(s):

    This advanced webinar focuses on using the MMPI-2-RF Police Candidate Interpretive Report (PCIR) in combination with measures of normal personality, collateral/background information, and clinical interview findings to determine a candidate’s psychological suitability for police work.  Additional topics will include legal considerations and best practices. Use of the PCIR in these assessments will be illustrated by the application of a comprehensive model that integrates diverse findings from actual case materials. The webinar is designed for individuals familiar with the MMPI-2-RF - for example, those who have completed the MMPI-2-RF: Basic Overview webinar or the MMPI-2-RF: Police and Law Enforcement webinar.

    Date: Aug 08, 2017  Time: 01:30 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Oct 03, 2017  Time: 01:30 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Nov 17, 2017  Time: 01:30 PM EST   Register Now

     
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  • Adaptive Behavior Profiles in Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Presenter: Celine Saulnier, Ph.D.

    Topic(s):

    Deficits in adaptive behavior are, by definition, criteria for Intellectual Disability. Yet in autism, adaptive delays tend to be above and beyond what would be expected based on cognitive impairments, alone. This gap between cognition and adaptive behavior appears to widen with age and impedes functional independence into adulthood. Moreover, patterns of strengths and weaknesses within adaptive domains raise concerns about the use of composite scores that wash out significant differences. This presentation will outline these profiles of adaptive behavior and discuss the importance of assessing for and teaching adaptive skills from initial diagnosis of ASD throughout the lifespan. 

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Define adaptive behavior & differentiate adaptive behavior from cognition or ability
    2. Describe common profiles of adaptive functioning in ASD for individuals with and without cognitive impairment
    3. Identify effective treatment strategies for enhancing adaptive functioning

    Date: Aug 09, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Transitioning from Q Local to Q-global

    Presenter: Jarett Lehner

    Topic(s):

    Q-global®:  A flexible, web-based assessment experience.

    Are you a Q Local user considering Q-global? Join us for a live demonstration to learn the differences between Q Local and Q-global, understand how Q-global works and explore the benefits of moving to Q-global. Q-global is Pearson's web-based platform for test administration, scoring, and reporting that provides increased administration flexibility while providing accurate scoring and improved efficiency.

    Date: Aug 10, 2017  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Screening Communication Skills to Identify At-Risk Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers Using the PLS-5 Screening Tests

    Presenter: Adam Scheller, PhD

    Topic(s):

    From the time a child comes into the world, the ability to attend to, interact with, and communicate with others is key to learning about the world around them and forming key concepts that as a foundation for later academic learning and successful interactions with others. However, many studies indicate that a significant number of children do not successfully acquire the speech and language skills they need prior to beginning school. Identifying at-risk children early is crucial to providing early intervention services that help close the gap for children before they begin formal academic instruction.

    The Preschool Language Scales-5th Edition Screening Tests for Early Childhood Educators (PLS-5 Screening for Early Childhood Educators) is a quick speech and language screening that can be administered to children from birth through age 6 in 5-10 minutes. Results of the screening help identify at-risk children who may be appropriate for additional testing. This session will provide an overview of the English and Spanish editions of the screening tests and provide examples of the screening items, scoring, and next steps based on the screening results.

    Date: Aug 15, 2017  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Q-global Best Practices for Users

    Presenter: Jarett Lehner

    Topic(s):

    Q-global®:  A flexible, web-based assessment experience.

    Join us for a live demonstration on how to maximize your Q-global experience as a user. Our Q-global expert, Jarett Lehner will cover a range of topics from setting self as default user to editing assessments (OSA/ROSA) to understanding batch versus group reporting. There will also be time for Q&A to ensure your Q-global questions are answered.

    Date: Aug 16, 2017  Time: 03:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • MMPI-A-RF: Basic Overview

    Presenter: Richard W. Handel, PhD or Robert P. Archer, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar presentation provides a brief overview of the rationale for and methods used to develop the MMPI-A-RF, and the various materials available to score and interpret the test. The MMPI-A-RF features 48 empirically validated scales and takes only 25-45 minutes to administer. The test is designed to aid clinicians in identifying a broad array of mental disorders among adolescents in clinical, educational, forensic, and medical settings. The MMPI-A-RF is also designed to measure treatment progress when administered across varying points in the treatment process.

    Date: Aug 17, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Oct 26, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Dec 12, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EST   Register Now

     
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  • Prime Time to Screen--PLS-5 & CELF-5 Screening Tests and Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen

    Presenter: Adam Scheller, PhD

    Topic(s):

    Back-to-school is an ideal time for screening! Obtain important information about how screening helps identify children and adolescents at-risk for a disorder, as well as screening benefits and limitations. Specifics about screening tools available for children from birth through age 21 such as age ranges, content, understanding screening results, and next steps will be presented.  

    Date: Aug 17, 2017  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • BASC-3 BESS

    Presenter: Randy Kamphaus, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar will introduce the user to the uses and structure of the BESS Teacher, Student Self-Report, and Parent forms for early detection of behavioral and emotional risk in schools and other settings. Practical issues of administration time, choice of informant, and limited impact on educational personnel and instructional time. Use of BESS results for prevention and intervention practices in schools, progress monitoring, and administrative decision making will be discussed.

    Date: Aug 22, 2017  Time: 10:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Contextual Interpretation of the MCMI-IV: Using a Case Study

    Presenter: Seth Grossman, PsyD

    Topic(s):

    The Millon® Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-IV (MCMI-IV) was designed to facilitate the therapeutic plans of the clinician. This webinar will use a case study to describe how an understanding of Dr. Theodore Millon’s evolutionary theory enhances interpretation of MCMI-IV profiles and how the data are used to make treatment recommendations. A sample report will be used to illustrate the steps for interpreting the MCMI-IV. By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to analyze MCMI-IV reports to describe a patient’s personality patterns, clinical syndromes, and therapeutic needs.

    Date: Aug 22, 2017  Time: 03:00 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Oct 10, 2017  Time: 02:30 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Designing, Leading, & Implementing a School-wide Multi-Tiered SEL Program: A Leadership Guide

    Presenter: Stephen N. Elliott, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar presented by Dr. Elliott will be tailored to school personnel responsible for leading the implementation and evaluation of a school-wide SEL program. It will cover issues concerning the identification and prioritization of skills to be taught, the implementation and data management involved in a school-wide SEL screening, the training of staff to teach the selected SEL skills, and the evaluation of intervention outcomes. The use of the SSIS SEL edition assessments and intervention tools will be used to illustrate many of the critical events needed to conduct a highly effective SEL program.

    Date: Aug 23, 2017  Time: 02:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Assessing Personality Disorders with the MMPI-2-RF

    Presenter: Martin Sellbom, Ph.D.

    Topic(s):

    The MMPI-2-RF scales measure a wide range of psychological constructs many of which are relevant to personality disorders. This webinar will cover an empirically validated mapping of MMPI-2-RF scales onto the 10 personality disorders listed in the DSM-5. Basic links between the MMPI-2-RF and the alternative model for personality disorders (in DSM-5 Section III) will be covered as well. The webinar will conclude with a brief case example. 

    Date: Aug 23, 2017  Time: 04:00 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Oct 19, 2017  Time: 03:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • WRAT-5: Overview and Applications

    Presenter: Adam Scheller, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This will be a one hour webinar focused on an overview of the new edition of WRAT, including a discussion about applications in practice.

    Date: Aug 29, 2017  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Implications of Depression on Medical Conditions

    Presenter: Anne-Marie Kimbell, PhD, Charles Shinaver, PhD

    Topic(s):

    Depression has been found to be comorbid with a variety of chronic medical conditions. We will briefly discuss several conditions including hypertension (HTN), Diabetes Mellitus (DM), coronary artery disease (CAD), congestive heart failure (CHF), stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD and end stage renal disease (ESRD) found to be associated with depression. We will also consider Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and patients seeking bariatric surgery. A critical possible implication of this comorbidity is the finding in one meta-analysis that depression along with various long term medical conditions predicted increased use of urgent and unscheduled care use while in another meta-analysis this was not the case. We will consider these findings. Finally, we will review the impact of depression upon functioning and caregivers.

    Date: Aug 30, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • A Model for Dyslexia Screening: The Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen

    Presenter: Adam Scheller, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar will provide an overview of the content, development and psychometric information for the new Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen. We will also cover how to administer, score and interpret the results of the screener.

    Date: Sep 07, 2017  Time: 01:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • CVLT3 on Q-interactive

    Presenter: Anne-Marie Kimbell, PhD and James Henke

    Topic(s):

    The California Verbal Learning Test, 3rd edition (CVLT3) is the revision of one of the most trusted and well-used measures utilized to assess the strategies and processes involved in learning, recalling, and recognizing verbal information. Updated in 2017 to include changes to the test structure, new norms, additional scores and updates to the scoring options, the CVLT3 goes beyond measuring the amount of acquired verbal material to also measuring how verbal learning occurs or fails to occur, offering a comprehensive assessment of an examinee’s processes of verbal learning and memory to identify spared and impaired processes. Join us for a presentation that provides information about the test updates, scoring options, and a live demonstration of the updated digital administration via Q-interactive.

    Date: Sep 11, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Oct 09, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • BASC-3: Tier 2 & 3 Interventions

    Presenter: Kimberly Vannest, Ph.D.

    Topic(s):

    Tier two interventions for targeted risk and initial problem development is different from tier three interventions where individualized treatments address specific, chronic, and debilitating problems.  Come listen in to an overview of some effective tier two and tier three interventions, better understand their distinguishing features and consider maximizing the effectiveness of your school or clinic based programs with these strategies.

    Date: Sep 12, 2017  Time: 10:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • MMPI-2-RF: Basic Overview

    Presenter: Dustin B. Wygant, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This webinar presentation provides a brief overview of the rationale for, and methods used to develop the MMPI-2-RF, and the various materials available to score and interpret the test. Composed of 338 items, with the RC (Restructured Clinical) Scales at its core, the MMPI-2-RF builds on the strengths of the MMPI®-2. It features 51 new and revised empirically validated scales and takes only 35-50 minutes to administer. The MMPI-2-RF was released in August 2008.

    The MMPI-2-RF aids clinicians in the assessment of mental disorders, identification of specific problem areas, and treatment planning in a variety of settings. The test can be used to help:

    • Assess major symptoms of psychopathology, personality characteristics, and behavioral proclivities.
    • Evaluate participants in substance abuse programs and select appropriate treatment approaches.
    • Assess medical patients and design effective treatment strategies, including chronic pain management.
    • Provide valuable insight for marriage and family counseling.
    • Support classification, treatment, and management decisions in criminal justice and correctional settings.
    • Identify high-risk candidates in public safety screening and selection settings.
    • Give strong empirical foundation for expert testimony in forensic evaluations.

    Continuing Education (CE) credits are not offered for this webinar. For information on upcoming MMPI-2-RF CE workshops, visit http://www.pearsonclinical.com/mmpiworkshops

    Date: Sep 12, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Nov 07, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EST   Register Now

     
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  • Overview of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-IV (MCMI-IV)

    Presenter: Seth Grossman, Psy.D.

    Topic(s):

    This webinar introduces the latest edition of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory, the MCMI-IV. The presenter will describe updates to constructs, scales, standardization, and interpretive features. An overview of Dr. Theodore Millon’s Evolutionary Theory will be included, along with its application in the MCMI-IV. Emphasis will be placed on how the MCMI-IV data facilitate the therapeutic plans of the clinician.

    Date: Sep 13, 2017  Time: 12:30 PM EDT   Register Now
    Date: Dec 05, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EST   Register Now

     
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  • Starting a Private Practice with Q-interactive Webinar

    Presenter: James Henke, Jeremy Sharpe, PhD

    Topic(s):

    Join special guest host, Dr. Jeremy Sharpe, a Q-interactive customer and private practitioner, and James Henke, our Q-interactive product expert, as they discuss how going digital helped Jeremy build and grow his private practice in Colorado. Hear tips from Dr. Sharpe on how to get up and running when transitioning to a digital practice. Learn the key benefits and barriers he overcame over the years. Bring your questions as there will be time for a Q&A session.

    Date: Sep 14, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • SEL Screening & Intervention Programs for Children Preschool to First-Grade

    Presenter: Stephen N. Elliott, PhD

    Topic(s):

    During this webinar Dr. Elliott will cover the SSIS SEL assessments and Classwide Intervention Program as applied to young children within the framework of the 50 states’ policies requiring preschool SEL screening and interventions. Detailed examples will be provided of how SEL screening, skill instruction, and progress reporting can be done effectively with the SSIS SEL edition.

    Date: Sep 21, 2017  Time: 02:00 PM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • BASC-3 and ADHD

    Presenter: Cecil Reynolds, Ph.D.

    Topic(s):

    This training will focus on development and application of a comprehensive approach to careful diagnosis and specific interventions for ADHD under the BASC-3 models of assessment and intervention.  The BASC-3 models focus  not just on eligibility, but developing a comprehensive diagnosis and understanding of the student. Differential diagnosis that leads to a process of identification of evidence-based interventions tailored to student needs will be emphasized.  Current DSM 5 criteria are emphasized in the diagnostic process but matching to interventions is also considered important.   Actuarial approaches will be emphasized but the need to integrate these approaches to individual children will also be stressed and approaches to involving parents in the process will be discussed.  A brief discussion of the history of ADHD is given and the controversies surrounding its diagnosis addressed.  Comprehensive behaviorally based differential diagnosis is then emphasized, leading to both psychosocial and educational interventions. The need and means of monitoring treatment effectiveness are also addressed.

    Date: Oct 03, 2017  Time: 11:30 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • Vineland-3 Overview

    Presenter: Celine Saulnier, PhD

    Topic(s):

    This one-hour webinar will be led by author Celine Saulnier will introduce the newest version of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Third Edition (Vineland-3). This reliable assessment offers three basic formats—Interview, Parent/Caregiver Rating, and Teacher Rating. Attend this webinar to learn more about it and preview the significant updates we’ve included in the new edition.

    Date: Oct 18, 2017  Time: 11:00 AM EDT   Register Now

     
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  • SCL-90-R and BSI Tests: The Derogatis Checklist Series

    Presenter: Leonard R. Derogatis, PhD

    Topic(s):

    Learn how you can better serve your client's needs and expand your practice with the use of the Derogatis Checklist Series. Dr. Derogatis, a global authority on symptom checklists and outcomes measurement and author of the SCL-90-R, BSI, and BSI 18 tests, will present a free webinar on the history, design, and application of these respected instruments. Quick and easy to administer, the Derogatis Checklist Series is widely used in a variety of settings, including clinical practice, medical settings, and clinical trials.

    Date: Nov 15, 2017  Time: 12:00 PM EST   Register Now

     
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