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Dr. Jordan Wright is back to talk about yet another of his specialties: assessment supervision. We talk through Jordan’s model of assessment-based assessment supervision, touching on each part of the assessment process and how supervisors can continually assess their supervisees’ skill level along the way. This episode is chock full of useful nuggets, including…
- Why Jordan initially assumes that everyone is terrible at assessment
- How to beat procrastination as it relates to report-writing
- The key touchpoints of assessment supervision
- Balancing “sage on the stage” with “guide on the side” styles
Cool Things Mentioned
- Diversity Sensitive Personality Assessment, by Smith & Krishnamurthy (affiliate link)
- Handbook of Gender and Sexuality in Psychological Assessment, by Brabender and Mihura (affiliate link)
- Range… by David Epstein (affiliate link)
- Handbook of Psychological Assessment, by Groth-Marnat and Wright (affiliate link)
- Essentials of Psychological Assessment Supervision, by A. Jordan Wright (affiliate link)
- Addressing Cultural Complexities in Practice…, by Pamela Hays (affiliate link)
- Society for Personality Assessment
- The Testing Psychologist Advanced Practice Mastermind
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About Dr. Jordan Wright
A. Jordan Wright, PhD, ABAP is a core faculty member in the Counseling Psychology PhD program at New York University, where he also directs the Center for Counseling and Community Wellbeing, NYU’s training clinic. He is the author of Conducting Psychological Assessment: A Guide for Practitioners, co-author of the 6th edition of the Handbook of Psychological Assessment, and editor of Essentials of Psychological Assessment Supervision. Among other topics, he has conducted research in the adaptation of performance-based tests to remote, online administration platforms, and he recently worked with colleagues to produce APA’s guidance document on conducting psychological tele-assessment.
About Dr. Jeremy Sharp
I’m a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that I founded in 2009 and grew to include 12 licensed clinicians, three clinicians in training, and a full administrative staff. I earned my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting my Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, I specialize in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.
As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, I provide private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. I live in Fort Collins, Colorado with my wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.
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