Pediatric Performance Validity Testing

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Description

This course is an audio interview between Dr. Jeremy Sharp of The Testing Psychologist and Dr. Cecil Reynolds. You may recognize Dr. Reynolds' name from his research or the 50 assessment measures that he has developed or co-developed over the last few decades. In this in-depth discussion, they review the research on pediatric and practice with pediatric PVT’s. Here are a few of the specifics that are covered:

  • The importance of base rates of PVT failure
  • Why we shouldn’t downward-extend adult PVT’s for kids
  • How many PVT’s do we need to “sprinkle in” throughout our testing session(s)?
  • Freestanding vs. embedded effort tests

This course is a nice complement to Dr. Sharp's interview with Dr. David Baker titled Non-credible Performance in Pediatric Assessment.

This interview was published in 3/2022

Content Category: Clinical/Assessment/Testing

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

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

This CE program is designated as intermediate

Conflict of interest or commercial support disclaimer: Dr. Reynolds is the author/co-author of more than 45 commercially available psychological tests. 

Syllabus

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

Author Bio

Dr. Reynolds is an Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology, Professor of Neuroscience, and a Distinguished Research Scholar at Texas A&M University. He is the author of more than 45 commercially published psychological tests including the BASC-3, RIAS-2, TOMAL-2, and the PdPVTS. Last fall, he was named in the top half of Stanford’s list of the top 2% of scientists in all fields worldwide. He currently writes and practices Forensic Neuroscience in Austin, Texas.

Dr. 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.

Dr. Jeremy Sharp

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of base rates of PVT failure
  • Articulate why we shouldn’t downward-extend adult PVT’s for kids
  • Identify how many PVT’s to use in a typical testing session
  • Explain the differences and guidelines around freestanding vs. embedded effort tests

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