1.5 Hours | 1.5 CEs

This webinar on Incorporating the MMPI-3 in Violence Risk Assessments is presented by Martin Sellbom, PhD.

This intermediate level webinar will discuss the role of the recently released 335-item MMPI-3 to psychologists who conduct violence risk assessments. This webinar will assume background and basic interpretation knowledge of both the MMPI-3 and forensic assessment. The majority of the time will be devoted to considerations for using the MMPI-3 in violence and sexual reoffending risk assessments, and scientific support for using the test in such evaluations will be discussed. Given the importance of psychopathy in these assessments, MMPI-3 assessment of such will be discussed as well. Case illustrations for which MMPI-3 data was used in risk assessments will be included.

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.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the psychometric findings available to guide MMPI-3 interpretation in violence risk assessment

  • Describe various considerations for using the MMPI-3 in violence risk assessment

  • Describe how to use the interpret the MMPI-3 in the context of violence risk assessments

  • Intended Audience

    This on-demand webinar is intended for mental health and other allied professionals.

  • Experience Level

    This on-demand webinar is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

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