Using Psychometric Measures in Therapy

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12/5/2013

Using Psychometric Measures in Therapy


Join us January 16, 2014 for a free presentation about the fascinating world of assessments in clinical practice. This enlightening event will be led by Dr. Nicole Peak, core faculty member at University of the Rockies. There has been a considerable investment in the development of psychometric measures for use in diagnosing, monitoring care, and measuring change in psychiatric and psychological interventions. These measures are most widely used in research studies, with minimal use in clinical practice. This presentation will examine some of the reasons for these discrepancies as well as the consequences resulting from the discordance between research and clinical practice. Lastly, this presentation will examine the proposition for a more realistic use of psychometric measures.

 

Event Details
Using Psychometric Measures in Therapy
Thursday, January 16, 2014
12:00 - 1:30 pm
University of the Rockies (555 E Pikes Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs)
Lunch will be provided

Because space is limited, we ask that you RSVP by January 10, 2014. Respond by calling 866.442.0808 or emailing admissions@rockies.edu.

 

Dr. Peak is an assistant professor at the University of the Rockies. She teaches the following courses: Theories and Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy, Assessment of Intelligence, and Lifespan Development. Additionally, she has her own private practice. Dr. Peak holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Development from Cornell University. She also holds a Master’s and Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology from the APA-accredited program at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Peak has an extensive expertise in eating disorders and related comorbid diagnoses, specifically depression with suicidal tendencies. She has authored and co-authored several research articles and book chapters related to these topics.

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