2 Hours | 2 CEs

This on-demand professional training program on Rorschach Assessment in Forensic Practice is presented by Irving B. Weiner, PhD in partnership with the American Board of Forensic Psychology

It addresses the nature of the Rorschach Inkblot Method as a relatively unstructured performance-based personality assessment measure that can facilitate decision-making in forensic cases by providing information that might not otherwise become available and by being relatively resistant to impression management. This program identifies specific applications of Rorschach findings in criminal, personal injury, and child custody cases. This program additionally elaborates guidelines for effective presentation and defense of Rorschach testimony, including a review of the well-documented psychometric soundness of Rorschach assessment, the typical admissibility of Rorschach findings into evidence, and the Rorschach’s customary welcome presence in the courtroom.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Describe the Rorschach technique

  • Describe the general relevance of the Rorschach technique for forensic cases

  • Describe specific applications of the Rorschach technique in criminal and civil cases

  • Describe ways in which the Rorschach technique can be defended in court

Presented By

Irving B. Weiner, PhD

Irving B. Weiner, PhD is a psychologist and past president of Division 12 of the American Psychological Association. He is the author and editor of many books on psychology. Weiner obtained his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology in clinical psychology and forensic psychology. In 1983, he received the Bruno Klopfer Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution for “outstanding, long-term professional contribution to the field of personality assessment” from the Society for Personality Assessment. He is the author of many books and articles, and also an active editor of books and book series.
  • Intended Audience

    This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals.

  • Experience Level

    This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

  • CE / CPD Credit

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    Rorschach Assessment in Forensic Practice

    • Lesson Video

    • References

    • Lesson Quiz

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    • 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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