CPY-809 : Personality Assessment

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Psychology
Subject:
Counseling Psychology
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course will focus on the theory and application of objective and projective methods of assessing adult personality and psychopathology. Specifically, there will be a strong emphasis on the administration, scoring, and interpretation of a variety of often utilized measures of adult personality. Tests that will be of primary focus include: Minnesota Multiphasic Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-3 (MCMI-III), Thematic Apperception Test (TAT), Rorschach Inkblot Test, and the Rotter Incomplete Sentence Blank Test(RISB). The overarching goal of the course is for students to be able to be familiar with these tests and learn how to properly synthesize data from various sources into a coherent assessment report. 3 credits