Resources Related to Trainees with Problems of Professional Competence

Apri 2012

Competency Remediation Plan (DOC, 50KB)
Retrieved on January 3, 2012 from Competency Initiatives in Professional Psychology

Manuscripts

  • Bodner, K.E. (2012). Ethical Principles and Standards that Inform Educational Gatekeeping Practices in Psychology. Ethics & Behavior, 22 (1), 60-74.
  • Collins, C., Falender, C. A., & Shafranske, E. P.  (2011). Commentary on Rebecca Schwartz-Mette’s 2009 article, “Challenges in Addressing Graduate Student Impairment in Academic Professional Psychology Programs." Ethics & Behavior, 21 (11), 1-3. doi: 10.1080/10508422.2011.604547
  • Elman, N.S., & Forrest, L. (2004). Psychotherapy in the remediation of psychology trainees: Interviews with training directors. Professional Psychology: Theory and Practice, 35 (2), 123-130.
  • Elman, N.S., & Forrest, L. (2007). From trainee impairment to professional competence problems: Seeking new terminology that facilitates effective action. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 38, 501-509.  
  • Elman, N.S., Forrest, L., Vacha-Haase, T., & Gizara, S. (1999). Rejoinder: A systems perspective on trainee impairment: Continuing the dialogue. The Counseling Psychologist, 27 (5), 712-721.
  • Falender, C. A., Collins, C. J., & Shafranske, E. P. (2009). "Impairment" and performance issues in clinical supervision: After the 2008 ADA Amendments Act. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 3(4), 240-249. doi:10.1037/a0017153 
  • Forrest, L., & Elman, N.S. (2005). Psychotherapy for poorly performing trainees: Are there limits to confidentiality? Psychotherapy Bulletin (PDF 1.75MB), 40 (4), 29-37. 
  • Forrest, L., Elman, N.S., Gizara, S., & Vacha-Haase, T. (1999). Trainee impairment: A review of identification, remediation, dismissal and legal issues. The Counseling Psychologist, 27 (5), 627-686.
  • Forrest, L., Elman, N.S., & Shen Miller, D.S. (2008). Psychology trainees with competence problems: From individual to ecological conceptualizations. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 2, 183-192.
  • Gilfoyle, N. (2008). The legal exosystem: Risk management in addressing student competence problems in professional psychology training. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 2, 202-209. doi:10.1037/1931-3918.2.4.202 
  • Gizara, S., & Forrest, L. (2004). Supervisors’ experiences of trainee impairment and incompetence at APA-accredited internship sites. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 35, 131-140. 
  • Jacobs, S.C., Huprich, S.K., Grus, C.L., Cage, E., Elman, N.S., Forrest, L., el al. (2011). Trainees with professional competency problems: Preparing trainers for difficult but necessary conversations. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 5 (3), 175-184.
  • Johnson, W.B., Barnett, J.E., Elman, N.S., Forrest, L., & Kaslow, N.J. (in press). The competent community: Toward a vital reformulation of professional ethics. American Psychologist (PDF 506KB).
  • Johnson, W.B., & Barnett, J.E. (2011). Preventing problems of professional competence in the face of life-threatening illness. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42, 285-293.
  • Johnson, W.B., Johnson, S.J., Sullivan, G.R., Bongar, B., Miller, L., & Sammons, M.T. (2011). Psychology in extremis: Preventing problems of professional competence in dangerous practice settings. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42, 94-104. 
  • Johnson, W.B., Elman, N.S. Forrest, L., Robiner, W.N., Rodolfa, E., & Schaffer, J.B. (2008). Addressing professional competence problems in trainees: Some ethical considerations. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 39, 589-599.
  • Johnson, W.B., Porter, K., Campbell, C.D., & Kupko, E.N. (2005). Character and fitness requirements for professional psychologists: An examination of state licensing application forms. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 36, 654-662.
  • Johnson, W.B., & Campbell, C.D. (2004). Character and fitness requirements for professional psychologists: Training directors’ perspectives. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 35, 405-411. 
  • Johnson, W.B., & Campbell, C.D. (2002). Character and fitness requirements for professional psychologists: Are there any? Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 33, 46-53. 
  • Kaslow, N.J., Falendar, C.A., & Grus, C.L. (2012). Valuing and practicing competency-based supervision: A transformational leadership perspective. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 6, 47-54. 
  • Kaslow, N.J., Rubin, N.J., Bebeau, M.J., Leigh, I.W., Lichtenberg, J.W., Nelson, P.D., et al. (2007). Guiding principles and recommendations for the assessment of competence. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 38 (5), 441-451.
  • Kaslow, N.J., Rubin, N.J., Forrest, L., Elman, N.S., Van Horne, B.A., Jacobs, S.C., et al. (2007). Recognizing, assessing, and intervening with problems of professional competence. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 38, 479-492.
  • Shen-Miller, D.S., Grus, C.L., Van Sickle, K.S., Schwartz-Mette, R., Cage, E.A., Elman, N.S., et al. (2011). Trainees' experiences with peers having competence problems: A national survey. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 5 (2), 112-121. 
  • Shen Miller, D.S., Forrest, L., & Elman, N.S. (2009). Training directors’ conceptualizations of the intersections of diversity and trainee competence problems: A preliminary analysis. The Counseling Psychologist, 37, 482-518. 
  • Shen-Miller, D.S., Forrest, L., & Burt, M. (in press). Contextual influences on faculty diversity conceptualizations when working with trainee competence problems. The Counseling Psychologist.
  • Schwartz-Mette, R.A. (2011). Out with impairment, in with professional competence problems: Response to commentary by Collins, Falender, and Shafranske. Ethics & Behavior, 21, 431-434.
  • Schwartz-Mette, R.A. (2009). Challenges in addressing graduate student impairment in academic professional psychology programs. Ethics & Behavior, 19, 91-102. 
  • Vellieux, J., January, A., VanderVeen, J., Reddy, L.F., & Klonoff, E. (2012). Differentiating amongst characteristics associated with problems of professional competence: Perceptions of graduate student peers. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 6 (2), 113-121. 

Conference Presentations

  • Elman, N. (2010, Feb., 13). Leadership in Dealing with Trainees with Competence Problems: Administrative and Interpersonal Aspects. In Chen, J. [Chair]. Leadership. Plenary Session at Joint Mid-Year Meeting of Councils of Psychology, Orlando, Fla.
  • Forrest, L., & Elman, N., Co-Chairs. (2006, Aug. 11). Decisions about Trainees with Problems of Professional Competence: Systems/Ecological Perspectives. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, La.
  • Kaslow, N., Forrest, L., Elman, N., Grus, K., & Baker, J. (2010, Feb. 11). State of the Art in Recognizing, Assessing and Intervening with Students with Competence Problems. Symposium presented at the APPIC Midwinter Meeting, Orlando, Fla.
  • Lease, S.H., Van Sickle, K.S., Jacobs, S.C., & Shen-Miller, D.S. (2011, August). Faculty and supervisor perspectives on professionalism. In R. Schwartz-Mette and E. Cage (Chairs), Professionalism as an essential foundational competency: Trainee, faculty, and supervisor views. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Shen-Miller, D.S., Forrest, L., Elman, N., Delgado-Romero, E., Neville, H.A., & Burt, M. (2010, August). Intersections of Diversity and Trainee Professional Competence Problems: Faculty/Supervisors Workshop. CE Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, Cali.
  • Shen-Miller, D.S., Van Sickle, K., & Cage, E. (2010, August). Trainees’ Experiences with Peers with Competence Problems. In C. Grus, (Chair), Faculty and Peer Experience with Students with Problems of Professional Competence. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, Cali.
  • Shen-Miller, D.S., Forrest, L., Elman, N.S., Burt, M., Delgado-Romero, E., & Neville, H.A. (2009). Diversity intersections with problems of professional competence: A faculty workshop. Workshop symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Shen-Miller, D.S., Kaslow, N., Burt, M., Jacobs, S., Aholt, E., Harris, R. (2009). Students with competence problems: Difficult conversations with peers and faculty. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Shen-Miller, D.S., & Forrest, L. (2009). Cross-cultural supervision, diversity, and problems of professional competence. In T. Burnes (Chair), Reaching for the stars with counseling supervision: Training the new generation. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Shen-Miller, D.S., Forrest, L., & Burt, M. (2009, January). Program variables that impact faculty conversations about intersections of diversity with trainee competence problems. Poster presented at the biannual National Multicultural Summit and Conference, New Orleans, La.
  • Shen-Miller, D.S., Forrest, L., & Elman, N. (2006, August). Race/ethnicity and gender in evaluative decisions about trainee professional development. In L. Forrest & N. Elman (Co-Chairs), Decisions about trainees with problems of professional competence: Systems/ecological perspectives. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, La.
  • Veilleux, J.C., January, A., VanderVeen, J., & Reddy, F. (2010, February). Student perspectives on peers with problems in professional functioning. Paper presented at the annual midwinter meeting of the Council of Directors of Clinical Psychology, Orlando, Fla.