Non-Credible Performance in Pediatric Assessment

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In this podcast episode, Dr. David Baker talks with Dr. Jeremy Sharp - The Testing Psychologist - through all the considerations of non-credible effort when testing kids. The research shows that a substantial percentage of kids will show non-credible effort during evaluations, yet very few practitioners are conducting solid effort testing. If you are conducting effort testing, maybe you have questions about what to actually DO with it. If so, this course is for you. Topics covered include:

  • What is non-credible effort?
  • Difference between PVT’s and SVT’s
  • How to interpret non-credible effort
  • Strategies to communicate non-credible effort

Interview conducted: November 2021

CE Content Category: Clinical; Testing and Assessment

Course Format: Audio/Text

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, addiction counselors, nurses, case managers.

This course does not offer ASWB ACE CE credit to social workers.

This CE course is designated as intermediate.

There is no known conflict of interest or commercial support.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Audio Interview with Dr. David Baker
  • Transcript of Interview with Dr. David Baker
  • References and Citations
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

David Baker is a board-certified neuropsychologist. He is an Assistant Professor through the University of Colorado School of Medicine and is a neuropsychologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado in the department of rehabilitation. He commonly evaluates patients with varying degrees of traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, and neuromuscular conditions. David also serves as the neuropsychology training director for the rehab track. He has a specific interest in concussion/mild TBI and validity testing in children and teens and has published numerous journal articles and book chapters related to this topic.


Dr. Jeremy SharpDr. Jeremy Sharp is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice founded in 2009 that has grown to over 20 clinicians. He earned an undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting a Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. He specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Dec 3, 2021.

Learning Objectives

Following the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain what non-credible effort is
  • Differentiate between PVTs and SVTs
  • Interpret non-credible effort on assessments
  • Summarize strategies to communicate non-credible effort

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