152: Legally Defensible Methods of Personnel Selection for High-Risk Occupations

Convention Workshop
New!
$160.00 – List Price
$130.00 – Member/Affiliate Price
Day
August 08, 2015
Time
1-4:50 p.m.
Level
Intermediate
CE Credits
4
Enrollment Limit
25
Description
This intermediate workshop clarifies issues in personnel selection to include: complying with the Americans With Disabilities Act, effective use of validity scales in objective personality testing, occupational norms, personality disorders, and barriers that unfairly discriminate against women and minorities. Veterans' issues will also be considered. Participants will also learn which techniques to include in personality assessment procedures, may be used before a conditional offer of employment is extended, and must be deferred. This workshop addresses issues of concern to U.S. psychologists and issues of interest to international psychologists.
Learning Objectives
1. Navigate the legal landscape of employment law and psychological assessment.
2. Utilize specialized norms and when to use more general norms and how to most effectively use validity scales.
3. Comprehend the needs of organizations that employ individuals in high-risk occupations and the unique risk of employing personality disordered individuals.
4. Comprehend the unique needs and talents of military veterans and other special populations.
Leader(s)
Raymond E. King, PsyD, JD, Federal Aviation Administration, Oklahoma City, Okla.
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Pricing

Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Advance: April 15 - June 30, 2015

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $110 $130
Half day (4 hours) $130 $160
Full day (7 hours) $220 $260

Regular: July 1 - Aug. 4, 2015

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $130 $160
Half day (4 hours) $160 $200
Full day (7 hours) $275 $335

On-site: Aug. 5 - 9, 2015

Member Non-member
Half day (3 hours) $160 $190
Half day (4 hours) $190 $240
Full day (7 hours) $330 $410
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