4 Hours | 4 CEs

This training program on Introduction to MMPI-3 for Forensic Psychologist is presented by Yossef Ben-Porath, PhD, ABPP, in partnership with The American Academy of Forensic Psychology

The MMPI-3 provides expanded coverage of personality and psychopathology-related constructs with new norms designed to represent 2020 census projections for the US population. This training program lays out the rationale for developing the MMPI-3, an overview of the methods used to update the test, a description of the resulting 52 MMPI-3 scales, and information about the empirical foundations of the instrument. Special consideration is given to the challenges associated with the use of updated instruments in forensic assessments.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Describe the rationale for developing the MMPI-3

  • Describe the 52 MMPI-3 scales

  • Describe the MMPI-3 norms and how they better represent the demographic makeup of the U.S. population

  • Describe the pros and cons of using the MMPI-3 in forensic assessments

Presented By

Yossef Ben-Porath, PhD, ABPP

Yossef Ben-Porath, PhD is board certified in clinical psychology (ABPP) and is Professor of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University. He has been involved extensively in MMPI research for the past 35 years and is co-author of the MMPI-3 and numerous manuals, books, chapters, and articles on the MMPI instruments. Dr. Ben-Porath’s clinical practice involves supervision of assessments at Kent State’s Psychological Clinic and consultation in forensic cases.
  • Intended Audience

    This self-paced program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals.

  • Experience Level

    This self-paced program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

  • CE / CPD Credit

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  • 1


    • Review Before Proceeding

  • 2


    • Lesson 1 Video

    • Lesson Quiz

  • 3

    MMPI-3 Scales

    • Lesson 2 Video

    • Lesson Quiz

  • 4

    Manuals, Guides, & Reports

    • Lesson 3 Video

    • Lesson Quiz

  • 5

    Forensic Applications

    • Lesson 4 Video

    • The Use of the MMPI Instruments in Remote Psychological Testing

    • Lesson Quiz

  • 6

    Case Illustrations

    • Lesson 5 Video

  • 7


    • Instructions

    • Evaluation

    • Submission Verification

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American Academy of Forensic Psychology

We are proud to partner with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP) for this training. AAFP is a non-profit organization of board certified forensic psychologists whose mission is to contribute to the development and maintenance of forensic psychology as a specialized field of study, research and practice. The Academy does this by providing high quality continuing education workshops, providing a forum for the exchange of scientific information among its members, and conferring awards upon outstanding students and practitioners in the field of forensic psychology.

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