2 Hours | 2 CEs

This webinar on Introduction to the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality (CAPP) is presented by Martin Sellbom, PhD.

This webinar describes how to use the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality (CAPP) in forensic and correctional settings. The full procedure, including the clinical interview, informant reports, and institutional rating form will be reviewed. A novel self-report version for screening purposes will also be discussed. Research supporting the CAPP for psychopathy assessment will be described and discussed. Specific practical applications and interpretative recommendations will be substantially covered as well. Finally, case illustrations based on individuals evaluated in forensic practice are discussed.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Describe the theoretical model underlying the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality

  • Describe the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality approach to psychopathy assessment

  • Describe the research supporting the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality in psychopathy assessment

  • Describe how to use the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality in context of other information in the assessment of psychopathy

Presented By

Martin Sellbom, PhD

Martin Sellbom is a Professor in Clinical Psychology at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2007 from Kent State University. His research focuses on psychopathy and other personality disorders, the integration of personality and psychopathology, and personality assessment with the MMPI instruments. Professor Sellbom's work has been featured in approximately 250 publications and he has co-authored a book on the forensic applications of the MMPI-2-RF (published by the University of Minnesota Press). He has won several awards, including the American Psychological Foundation’s Theodore Millon mid-career award for advancing personality science, American Psychology-Law Society’s Saleem Shah Award and Society for Personality Assessment’s Samuel and Anne Beck Award for early career achievement. Professor Sellbom serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Personality Assessment. For his clinical practice, he specializes in forensic psychological evaluations.
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