Continuing Education

Presenter(s): Patricia Ybarra and Nancy Castilleja

At this session, presenters will provide information that will enable participants to describe the differences between CELF Preschool-3 and PLS-5 and explain how clinicians can select the test that provides useful information about a child’s language skills. Using case studies, the presenter will describe differences in the type of data provided on each test and explain how differences in the format and content of the tests can contribute to score differences.
 

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Presenter(s): Patricia Ybarra and Nancy Castilleja

The presenters will discuss interpreting Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals, Preschool-3 results in the context of a comprehensive language assessment. Topics will include evaluating test scores as one part of the body of evidence for diagnostic decisions, interpreting score differences, and using assessment results to make recommendations for next steps for the child, family, and teacher.

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Presenter(s): Martin Sellbom, PhD

In this presentation, Dr. Sellbom will discuss how to remain current in assessment by adopting the MMPI-3 in your forensic practice. Attendees will learn some considerations for using the MMPI-3 in forensic psychology practice. Illustrative case comparisons that demonstrate enhanced clinical effectiveness and efficiency will also be covered.

Presenter(s): Patricia Ybarra, Nancy Castilleja

Clinical Evaluation Language Fundamentals Preschool-3 is a language assessment used by Speech Language Pathologists to determine if children ages 3-6 have acquired the language skills they need to master the language demands of the classroom. This session provides SLPs and other professionals who conduct in-depth language assessments with an overview of test updates, subtest administration and scoring, and standardization, reliability, and validity studies.