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MCCI™

Aug 17, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Millon College Counseling Inventory AGE: 16 – 40   The MCCI® (Millon® College Counseling Inventory) is a multi-dimensional personality assessment that can help you address your struggling students’ concerns and get them back to a healthy state-of-mind. Normed on college and university students and taking only 20 minutes to administer, this easy-to-interpret test addresses student-specific issues, including: Depression Stress and Anxiety Adjustment and Relationship Difficulties Alcohol/Drug Abuse Suicidal Ideation How to Use This Test The MCCI offers support to college counseling professionals, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers and other mental health and guidance personnel. This dynamic instrument can help you: Confirm personality and diagnostic hypotheses Document students’ problematic tendencies and concerns Contribute to personalized treatment planning Monitor treatment interventions and assess outcomes Make appropriate referrals to outside clinics Key Features The MCCI was normed on college and university students ages 16-40 years old, and incorporates themes closely associated with students facing the stresses of college life. This practical tool helps assess a broad range of factors using one multidimensional instrument. Taking 25 minutes or less to complete, the MCCI test helps gather a wealth of information in a minimal amount of time–an important consideration for busy college counselors and on-the-go […] Read More

MCMI – III™

Aug 16, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Millon™ Clinical Multiaxial Inventory AGE: 18-Adult   Updated in 2009 with combined gender norms and a new Inconsistency (W) scale, the empirically validated, relevant, and reliable MCMI-III assessment provides support for the opinions of psychologists and other mental health professionals in clinical, counseling, medical, forensic, and other settings. Users & Applications Engaging and accessible, the MCMI-III is ideal for use with individuals being evaluated for emotional, behavioral, or interpersonal difficulties. The instrument helps: Assess the interaction of Axis I and Axis II disorders based on the DSM-IV® classification system Identify the deeper and pervasive personality characteristics underlying a patient’s overt symptoms Gain an integrated understanding of the relationship between personality characteristics and clinical syndromes to facilitate treatment decisions Features & Benefits Developed by Dr. Theodore Millon and supported by more than 30 years of research Updated norms increase the utility of the MCMI-III in forensic settings A new inconsistency scale has been added, which greatly improves the ability of the instrument to detect random responding Correlates with DSM-IV® Time-efficient and cost-effective, the MCMI-III is designed to obtain the maximum amount of information with a minimal amount of patient effort The Grossman Facet Scales identify personality processes that underlie overall scale […] Read More

MCMI – IV

Aug 16, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Millon™ Clinical Multiaxial Inventory AGE: 18-Adult   Anchored in Dr. Theodore Millon’s time-honored personality theory, the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-IV (MCMI-IV) provides helpful clinical insights into a patient’s personality that allow clinicians to make reliable diagnostic and treatment decisions. The MCMI-IV offers updated norms that are based on a clinical adult population, a new scale, DSM-5® and ICD-10-CM alignment, updated narrative content and a new and deeper therapeutic focus.  The brevity of the MCMI-IV allows clinicians to maintain an efficient and productive clinical practice. Users & Applications Insights provided in the MCMI-IV help to guide clinicians in identifying deeper pervasive clinical issues, so that they are better equipped to make reliable diagnostic and treatment decisions. The assessment, used in multiple settings including clinical and counseling, medical, government, and forensic, can help: Identify deep, pervasive clinical issues Facilitate treatment decisions Assess disorders based on DSM-5® and ICD-10 classification systems   Features & Benefits Full normative update, more closely representing the current clinical adult population New Turbulent scale, providing deeper understanding of those patients presenting with this unbridled personality type New and updated test items characterizing the evolution of Dr. Millon’s personality theory, refreshed to increase clarity and clinical relevance New and improved narrative content that […] Read More

MIPS® Revised

Aug 15, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Millon™ Index of Personality Styles AGE: 18-Adult   Powerful. Practical. Proven. The MIPS Revised test helps assess normally functioning adults who may be experiencing difficulties in work, family, or social relationships. Users & Applications Human resource specialists, social work and career counselors, private practice clinicians, and other professionals use this test in a variety of settings, including: Individual counseling Relationship, premarital, and marriage counseling Employee selection, as a pre-offer screening tool Employee assistance programs Leadership and employee development programs Features & Benefits Addresses three key dimensions of normal personalities: Motivating Styles, which helps assess the person’s emotional style in dealing with his/her environment; Thinking Styles, which helps examine the person’s mode of cognitive processing; and Behaving Styles, which helps evaluate the person’s way of interrelating with others. Clinical Index helps screen for the possible presence of mental disorders in persons who present as normal. With only 180 true/false items, the test can be completed in less than 30 minutes on average. Interpretive Report: $45. Profile Report: $35. Test Booklet: $8. Read More

MMPI – A™

Aug 14, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory- Adolescent™ AGE: 14-18   An empirically based measure of adolescent psychopathology, the MMPI-A test contains adolescent-specific scales, and other unique features designed to make the instrument especially appropriate for today’s youth. Offering reports tailored to particular settings, the MMPI-A test helps provide relevant information to aid in problem identification, diagnosis, and treatment planning for youth (ages 14–18). How to Use This Test School, clinical, and counseling psychologists can use this self-report inventory to help: Support diagnosis and treatment planning in a variety of settings. Identify the root causes of potential problems early on. Provide easy-to-understand information to share with parents, teachers, and others in the adolescent’s support network. Guide professionals in making appropriate referrals. Key Features Item content and language are relevant for adolescents. At the psychologist’s discretion, the clinical scales and three of the validity scales can be scored from the first 350 items, a significant savings in administration time. Norms are adolescent-specific. Scales help address problems clinicians are likely to see with adolescents, including family issues, eating disorders, and chemical dependency. Interpretive Report: $57. Extended Score Report: $39. Basic Service Report: $36. Test Booklet: $10. Read More

MMPI – 2™

Aug 13, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory™ AGE: 18-Adult   Relevant to a range of contemporary applications, the MMPI-2 instrument is the most widely used and widely researched test of adult psychopathology. Used by clinicians to assist with the diagnosis of mental disorders and the selection of appropriate treatment methods, the MMPI-2 test continues to help meet the assessment needs of mental health professionals in an ever-changing environment. Numerous Uses The MMPI-2 test’s contemporary normative sample and extensive research base make it the assessment of choice for a wide variety of settings. The test can be used to help: Assess major symptoms of social and personal maladjustment. Identify suitable candidates for high-risk public safety positions. Give a strong empirical foundation for a clinician’s expert testimony. Assess medical patients and design effective treatment strategies, including chronic pain management. Evaluate participants in substance abuse programs and select appropriate treatment approaches. Support college and career counseling recommendations. Provide valuable insight for marriage and family counseling. Key Features Descriptive and diagnostic information relevant to today’s clients. Tailored reports present interpretive information for specific settings to help meet a wide range of needs. Nationally representative normative sample. A community sample of adult men and women consists of 1,138 […] Read More

MMPI – 2™

Aug 12, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

The Minnesota Report™: Personnel Selection System AGE: 18-Adult   Personnel Interpretive Report – This report presents ratings designed to detect key potential problem areas. Also included is a profile of the MMPI-2™ basic validity and clinical scales plus the Welsh code, F-X Dissimulation Index, average clinical scale elevation, and percentage of true responses. Specialized reports are available for: nuclear power plant operator, law enforcement officer, airline applicant, firefighters and paramedics, medical or psychology students, and seminary students. (Pearson) Interpretive Report: $69. Test Booklet: $8. Read More

MMPI – 2RF™

Aug 10, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 Restructured Form™ AGE: 18-Adult   Composed of 338 items, with the RC (Restructured Clinical) Scales at its core, the MMPI-2-RF builds on the strengths of the MMPI®-2 test to create a new standard. Psychometrically up-to-date, the MMPI-2-RF is linked to current models of psychopathology and personality. A comprehensive technical manual for the MMPI-2-RF reports empirical correlates of the scales in a range of settings, including mental health inpatient and outpatient clinics, substance abuse treatment centers, criminal court proceedings, personal injury and disability evaluations, and public safety employment evaluations. The MMPI-2-RF provides a valuable alternative to the MMPI-2 test. The MMPI-2 test continues to be published and fully supported by the University of Minnesota Press and distributed exclusively by Pearson. How to Use this Test The MMPI-2-RF aids clinicians in the assessment of mental disorders, identification of specific problem areas, and treatment planning in a variety of settings. The test can be used to help: Assess major symptoms of psychopathology, personality characteristics, and behavioral proclivities. Evaluate participants in substance abuse programs and select appropriate treatment approaches. Assess medical patients and design effective treatment strategies, including chronic pain management. Support college and career counseling recommendations. Provide valuable insight […] Read More

P – 3®

Aug 09, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Pain Patient Profile AGE: Adult   Quickly evaluate for depression, somatization, and anxiety in pain patients. The Pain Patient Profile (P-3) assessment focuses on the factors most frequently associated with chronic pain. The test can help provide an objective link between the physician’s observations and the possible need for further psychological assessment. How to Use This Test A variety of medical professionals, including anesthesiologists, general practitioners, rehabilitation specialists, chiropractors, surgeons, neurologists, and nurses can use the P-3 test to help: Identify the psychological roadblocks to patient recovery Assess, document, and justify the need for further psychological evaluation Facilitate physician-psychologist communication Evaluate the patient’s emotional readiness for surgery Support evaluations for cases involving vocational readiness; orthopedic, occupational, and auto injuries; workers’ compensation; and long-term disabilities Easily and inexpensively measure pre- and post-treatment pain status to evaluate treatment effectiveness and monitor clinical outcomes Key Features The test can help save time and money and reduce frustration for both patient and medical providers by identifying psychological factors that may be preventing the patient from reaching a successful medical outcome. The test report includes an easy-to-understand summary of results to share with the patient. Requiring only 12-15 minutes to administer, the test can be […] Read More

PAI

Aug 08, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Personality Assessment Inventory AGE: Adult   This objective inventory of adult personality assesses psychopathological syndromes and provides information relevant for clinical diagnosis, treatment planning, and screening for psychopathology. Features and benefits Unique, efficient scale structure. All 22 scales are nonoverlapping, promoting high discriminant validity. Scale development was content-driven. Fast, cost-effective administration. Clients generally complete the 344 items in less than an hour. Can be used with low-reading level populations. The PAI requires only a 4th-grade reading level; an audio administration CD is also available. No scoring keys needed. A two-part carbonless Answer Sheet provides scores for all 344 items. Hand-scoring is fast and easy. Scales and subscales can be hand-scored in only 15-20 minutes. Provides strategies for interpretation. The Professional Manual includes an expanded discussion of administration considerations and a variety of strategies for the interpretation of clinical data. Portable materials. The handy PAI Administration Folio provides a hard surface for both the Item Booklet and Answer Sheet for situations in which no desk or tabletop is available. Interpretive Report: $35. Item/Response Booklet: $0. Read More