To fulfill the minimum assessment requirement, Interns must demonstrate proficiency in at least a neurocognitive screening instrument, one broadband psychological test, and symptom specific instruments that can be used for screening and/or treatment progress monitoring.
Neuro-Cognitive Assessment: All Interns are required to receive neuro-cognitive assessment training. The Intern depending upon site (ECRH, MCG, CNVAMC) will have exposure to and become proficient in the use of at least one neuro-cognitive assessment. Examples include: RBANS, MOCA, MMSE, TOMM, SIMS, Trail Making test, WAIS- IV, WASI-2.
Broadband Personality Assessment Instruments: All Interns must become minimally proficient in one broadband personality assessment instrument. Examples include: Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI), MMPI-2 and/or MMPI RF, Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory III
Screening/Treatment Progress Monitoring Instruments: Specific instrument proficiencies will be determined by the specific site of training within the internship.
Child/Family Evaluation: For Interns obtaining emphasis training in child/family psychology, proficiency in the following assessment instruments must be demonstrated: One of the following Intellectual Assessment Instruments: WISC-V, WASI-II; One of the following Academic Achievement Instruments: WIAT-III or WRAT-54; One of the following Broadband Symptom/Personality Assessment Instruments: BASC-3/MMPI-A or PAI-A; Screening/Treatment Progress Monitoring Instruments: Specific instrument proficiencies will be determined by the specific site of training within the Child and Family Track.
Forensic Evaluation: For Interns obtaining training in forensic psychology, training will be provided in the administration and scoring for measures across the following categories: Measures of Response Style, Competency to Stand Trial, Mental Status/Intellectual Functioning/Adaptive Functioning, Personality Assessment, Risk Assessment. The administration of these instruments will be determined on a case by case basis and with the needs/training goals of each intern in mind.