MMPI-2RF (3 CEs)

Presented by Steven Akeson, Psy.D.
September 12th,  8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Instructional Level

Advanced

Course Description and Target Audience

 The MMPI-2 RF is the newest version of the most commonly used, and well-researched test in psychology. This course provides a review of MMPI-2-RF development, validity scales, and substantive scales. Research regarding MMPI-2-RF in compensation seeking settings and in clinically complex cases (medical + psychological conditions) will also be reviewed. Complex clinical case with physical and psychological co-morbidity in a compensation seeking environment will be discussed. Participants will also compare MMPI-2-RF and MMPI-2 profiles on case examples. Recent research and case examples will be presented.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).

There are no known risks to this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain MMPI-2-RF development, validity scales, and substantive scales.
  • Evaluate research regarding MMPI-2-RF in compensation seeking settings and in clinically complex cases (medical + psychological conditions).
  • Analyze complex clinical case with physical and psychological co-morbidity in compensation seeking environment.
  • Compare MMPI-2-RF and MMPI-2 profiles on case examples.

Presenter Information

Steven Akeson, Psy.D., graduated from The School of Psychology at Forest Institute in 1995 with his degree in Clinical Psychology. He completed his postdoctoral residency at Forest Clinics and Lakeland Regional Hospital in 1996 with an emphasis in Clinical Psychology & Clinical Neuropsychology. Dr. Akeson is licensed in the state of Missouri and has been in private practice at Neuropsychological Associates of Southwest Missouri since 1996. He served as Adjunct Professor at The School of Psychology at Forest Institute from 2000 to 2015, teaching courses in Objective Assessment, Advanced MMPI, Advanced Psychological Assessment, Report Writing, Psychopathology, and Biological Basis of Psychology. He also supervised practicum students and interns, and served on dissertation committees. He is a psychological consultant for Social Security Disability Determinations. He was the Director of Clinical Training at Neuropsychological Associates from 1998 to 2009. He also served as a Member of the Board of Directors, Heart of America Psychology Training Consortium from 2003 to 2005. He has been a guest speaker for the Missouri Employer Committee and the Kansas Department of Labor. He is also engaged in a professional research group that has published independent research.

Location and Costs

$55.00 - Regular registration fee
$41.25 - Consortium Affiliate
No Charge - NPTC Director or Supervisor

*Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.

The presentation will be offered at the NPTC Central Office, Burrell South Creek, 2885 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807.

 

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.