Standards for Education and Training in Psychological Assessment: Position of the Society for Personality Assessment

  title={Standards for Education and Training in Psychological Assessment: Position of the Society for Personality Assessment},
  journal={Journal of Personality Assessment},
  pages={355 - 357}
  • Published 1 October 2006
  • Psychology, Education
  • Journal of Personality Assessment
The Society for Personality Assessment is a national and international professional organization devoted to research and practice in the field of psychological assessment. As such, it represents practitioners of assessment regardless of discipline or degree. 

Professional Practice Guidelines for Personality Assessment

Abstract The current paper conveys guidelines for personality assessment developed by a work group formed by the Society for Personality Assessment (SPA), which are intended to serve as an aid for

The Wiley Handbook of Personality Assessment

• Explores emerging trends and perspectives in personality assessment, building on current knowledge and looking ahead to the future landscape of the field • Discusses emerging technologies and how

Training and Consultation in Psychological Assessment With Professional Psychologists: Suggestions for Enhancing the Profession and Individual Practices

It is recommended that psychological assessment should be reconceptualized as a specialty best practiced by psychologists who have the resources and time to maintain competency.

Child and Adolescent Personality Assessment: A Practice Primer

This paper offers a synopsis of these points, along with a case application, as a support guide for students, supervisors, teachers and independent practitioners of child and adolescent personality assessment.

Some Considerations for Enhancing Psychological Assessment

The field of psychological assessment appears to be bogged down in recent decades on refining existing measures and techniques to the detriment of real change, so changes need to take place if real progress is to be achieved.

An Integrated Approach to Personality Assessment Based on the Personality Systems Framework

  • J. Mayer
  • Psychology
    Journal of personality assessment
  • 2019
The Personality Systems Framework for Assessment (PSF–A) can support the assessment process by organizing information about both an individual’s context and personality function, freeing professionals to optimally focus on characterizing their clients.

Psychological Assessment Training in Clinical Psychology Doctoral Programs

Overall, the results suggest that psychological assessment training is as active, or even more active, than in previous years and doctoral programs should be familiar with internships' assessment expectations and opportunities.

Can leadership assessments do harm? Considerations for the ethical use of assessments in leadership development.

This article advocates for approaching the use of leadership assessments and inventories with a critical ethic of care by helping leadership educators and leadership professionals apply this critical lens to every facilitation.

Professional Practice Guidelines for Personality Assessment: Response to Comments by Ben-Porath (2022), Lui (2022), and Jenkins (2022)

The Professional Practice Guidelines for Personality Assessment (henceforth Guidelines; Krishnamurthy et al., 2022) presented in this issue of the Journal of Personality Assessment (JPA) represent a



APA's guidelines for test user qualifications: An executive summary.

At the direction of the Council of Representatives of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Task Force on Test User Qualifications (TFTUQ) was established in October 1996 to develop

Ethical principles of psychologists and code of conduct.

  • M. Hagen
  • Psychology
    The American psychologist
  • 2002
Reinforcement in matching-to-sample arrangements and stimulus-based reinforcement learning: a meta-analyses of reinforcement learning in response to stimulus-driven reinforcement learning.