“We want to revolutionize testing in Puerto Rico.”
Dr. Oxalis Jusino has made it her mission to advance the state of assessment in Puerto Rico. She also has an excellent Spanish-language podcast (linked in the show notes) all about conducting good assessments. Join us today as we talk through the ins and outs of testing “on the island.” These are just a few topics that we talk about:
- Hurdles to completing a valid assessment in Puerto Rico
- Non-standardized administration tips
- The health care system in Puerto Rico
- Differences in Spanish-language versions of the same tests
Cool Things Mentioned
- Her podcast: Evaluando Bien
- WISC-R Spanish
- Woodcock-Munoz/Batteria 4
- WISC-V Spanish
- Cognitive Assessment System
- Jordan Wright’s book
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About Dr. Oxalis Jusino
Licensed Clinical Psychologist from Puerto Rico who completed her PsyD at Ponce Health Sciences University and is currently an Assistant Professor at the same university. Been teaching assessment courses for 5 years now, like cognitive assessment, psychoeducational assessment, and the Rorschach. Also, has been in private practice for around 5 years also doing all types of testing, including forensic work. Before that, worked at the public school special education system for 4 years. Ibas published about remote testing especially in relation to Puerto Rico and currently is working on researching remote testing in Puerto Rico.
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 have grown to over 20 clinicians. 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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