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Essentials of MMPI-2 Assessment

Author: David S. Nichols and Alan S. Kaufman

Course Created: 2011

Practice Level: Intermediate

This course does not qualify for NBCC credit

Book Required Duration: 12 hours
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Course Summary

Essentials of MMPI-2 Assessment is a course for the world's most popular personality assessment instrument. The course provides step by step instruction on the administration, scoring and interpretation of the MMPI-2.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the administration of the MMPI-2.
  • Describe scoring of the MMPI-2.
  • Explain determining profile validity of the MMPI-2.
  • Describe the standard clinical scales.
  • Explain the content and component scales.
  • Discuss MMPI-2 codetypes.
  • Describe strengths and weaknesses of the MMPI-2.
  • Explain clinical applications of the MMPI-2.

Course Syllabus

  • History and Development
  • Administration
  • Scoring
  • Introduction to Interpretation
  • Assessing Protocol Validity
  • The Standard Clinical Scales
  • The Content and Content Component, Personality Psychopathology-5 (PSY-5), and Supplementary Scales
  • Profile Patterns and Codetypes
  • Strengths and Weaknesses of the MMPI-2
  • Clinical Applications of the MMPI-2
  • Illustrative Case Report


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