Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-3MMPI-3
- The MMPI®-3 builds on the history and strengths of the MMPI instruments to provide an empirically validated, psychometrically up-to-date standard for psychological assessment. Guidance on using this test in your telepractice.
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Audience: This offering is targeted for all users of the MMPI-3 who want to increase their knowledge of the assessment via a self-paced module.
Course Description: This 6-hour, 43-minute advanced workshop introduces the MMPI-3, the most up-to-date, newly normed version of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. In this prerecorded workshop, test coauthor Dr. Yossef Ben-Porath describes the rationale for, and methods used to develop, the MMPI-3, including the background and development, norms and test documentation, scales, interpretive guidelines, and case illustrations. Attendees will learn how the MMPI-3 builds on the legacy and strengths of the MMPI instruments to provide an empirically validated, psychometrically sound measure of psychopathology and personality. It is assumed that attendees have had graduate-level training in psychological testing and assessment.
Learner Outcomes: As a result of this activity, participants will be able to:
Module 1: Background and Development
This module provides a brief history of the MMPI followed by an overview of the rationale for and methods used to develop the MMPI-3. After completing the module, participants will be able to describe the MMPI-3 background and development process.
Time length: Approximately 65 minutes
Module 2: Scales and Norms
This module describes the 52 MMPI-3 scales and the new English- and Spanish-language norms. After completing the module, participants will be able to describe the new MMPI-3 scales, identify updates made to MMPI-2-RF scales, and describe the MMPI-3 normative samples.
Time length: Approximately 120 minutes
Module 3: Resources
This module describes comprehensive information found in the test manuals and reports user’s guides that is available to help guide test users. After completing the module, participants will be able to identify the empirical foundations for using the MMPI-3.
Time length: Approximately 90 minutes
Module 4: Interpretation Guidelines and Case Illustrations
This module describes detailed interpretive guidelines and uses case illustrations to demonstrate application of the guidelines. After completing the module, participants will be able to interpret MMPI-3 protocols following standard interpretation procedures for the test.
Time length: Approximately 130 minutes