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FEBRUARY 2014 BEGINNING PROGRAM

Date: February 19-23, 2014, Wednesday – Sunday

Location: Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria
14901 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX, 75274-7551

Registration Fee: $875.00

Faculty: Barry Ritzler, PhD and Anthony Sciara, PhD

Accommodations:          Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria

Standard Single/Double Room $119 + tax

To make reservation call:  800-228-9290 (refer to Rorschach Training Programs)

Cut-Off Date for guest room block is Monday, January 27, 2014.

The hotel is near the Dallas Galleria adjacent to the Dallas North Tollway.  It is near many restaurants (several within walking distance) entertainment and shopping.   The hotel offers complimentary transportation within 3 miles, has a restaurant, business center, fitness center, connecting indoor/outdoor and hot tub.  There is ground parking and a parking garage for use by hotel guests.  Self-parking is complimentary for attendees.

Continuing Education:   The Society for Personality Assessment (SPA) is providing 35 hours of Continuing Education credit for psychologists completing this five day Program.  The Society for Personality Assessment is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Society for Personality Assessment maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

There is no additional charge for receiving this continuing education credit.

Objectives: At the close of the Program, participants will be able to:

1.  Summarize history and development of the Comprehensive System and how it differs from other systems.

2.  Explain the purpose of a standardized administration procedure and demonstrate proficiency.

3.  Demonstrate skills of scoring, coding, and interpretation of case protocols through pre and post-practice sessions.  

4.  Identify the more significant characteristics of Rorschach responses that should be considered in diagnosis and prognosis and create an initial plan for therapeutic intervention based on test interpretation.    

5.  Describe limitations of the Rorschach Comprehensive System.

Program Description

This training program provides the equivalent of one semester of graduate training in the Rorschach Comprehensive System (35 hours) – a minimum standard for competence with the method, set by the Society of Personality Assessment.  The Program is designed to teach participants adequate procedures for the administration of the method.  It also teaches the criteria and guidelines for coding that provide participants with competence near the expert level.  Furthermore, it introduces participants to a knowledge of interpretation  procedures that prepares them for a second semester equivalent in training, (e.g. an advanced Rorschach Training Program) that will take them to an expert level of competence in all phases of the method (administration, coding, and interpretation).    

Participant Preparation for the Beginning Training Program

Program materials, daily schedule, etc. will be mailed approximately four weeks prior to the training program.  Reading and pre-training protocol is expected.

Materials Provided to Participants in the Beginning Level Training Program:

1.  The Rorschach Workbook for the Comprehensive system, 5th Ed. (RW, 2001)

2.  Primer for Rorschach Interpretation (RW, 2000)

(Note:  these texts are sent as a required set.)

3. Practice Protocol

Recommended Reading (not required)

The Rorschach:  A Comprehensive System, Vol I, 4th Edition

The Rorschach:  A Comprehensive System Interpretation, Vol II, 3rd Edition

(Note:  Books are available from John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 605 Third Avenue, NY, NY, 10158-0012)

Requirements to Attend the Beginning Program:

1.  Doctoral degree in Psychology.

2.  If graduate student (not PhD) provide supervisor‘s name.

3.  If Intern provide name of Internship site and name of supervisor.

Graduate Student Discount of $50

1.  Go to “Contact Us.”

2.  Send an email requesting the discount.

3.  Include, in the email, the name of your Program and Supervisor.

Instructions for submitting payment will be sent via email.

Registration Closed

JUNE 2014 BEGINNING PROGRAM

Date: June 23-28, 2014, Monday – Friday

Location: University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT, 06117

Registration Fee: $875.00

Faculty: Barry Ritzler, PhD and Anthony Sciara, PhD

Accommodations:          2 Hotels Offering Accommodations:

 

Marriott Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown Hartford

113 Market Street, Hartford, CT, 06103,

Nightly room rate $175.00.  Parking $17.00 per day. Amenities include complimentary breakfast, daily newspaper, wireless internet, fitness center and  Shuttle Service to/from University.

(Downtown Hartford is approximately 2 miles from the University.)

Book reservation by calling 800-331-3131 or hotel direct 860-524-5550. Refer to Rorschach Training Programs group code RRTRRTD.  Or go online at www.hartfordresidenceinn.com.

Cut off date for room block is May 23, 2014.

Avon Old Farms Hotel

279 Avon Mountain Road, Avon, CT, 06001

Nightly room rate $129.00.  Complimentary Parking.

Amenities include complimentary breakfast, wireless internet, outdoor pool and Shuttle Service to/from the University and to/from the airport.   The Hotel is approximately 9 miles from the University.

Cut off date for room block is Monday, June 9, 2014.

Book reservation by calling 860-677-1651 and refer Rorschach Training Programs – ID13909.

Continuing Education: The Society for Personality Assessment (SPA) is providing 35 hours of Continuing Education credit for psychologists completing this five day Program.  The Society for Personality Assessment is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Society for Personality Assessment maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

There is no additional charge for receiving this continuing education credit.

Objectives:  At the close of the Program, participants will be able to:

1.  Summarize history and development of the Comprehensive System and how it differs from other systems.

2.  Explain the purpose of a standardized administration procedure and demonstrate proficiency.

3.  Demonstrate skills of scoring, coding, and interpretation of case protocols through pre and post-practice sessions.  

4.  Identify the more significant characteristics of Rorschach responses that should be considered in diagnosis and prognosis and create an initial plan for therapeutic intervention based on test interpretation.    

5.  Describe limitations of the Rorschach Comprehensive System.

Program Hosted by the University of Hartford Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of Hartford is pleased to host the beginning level training program on the Comprehensive System from June 22-27, 2014, which will be held on the University of Hartford campus. The Department of Psychology is one of the largest academic units on campus, offering a full spectrum of degree programs, including a bachelor’s degree in psychology; master’s degrees in clinical practices, general psychology, organizational psychology, and school psychology; and a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. The department has 22 full-time faculty, approximately 220 undergraduate majors, 100 master’s students, and 130 doctoral students. The faculty represents a diversity of interests and specializations, including clinical, developmental, experimental, health, industrial/organizational, school, and social psychology. The Department is located in East Hall, which houses classrooms, offices, computer labs, observation rooms, research facilities, and collections of resource books and diagnostic materials. The Department promotes self-awareness and life-long learning aimed at developing well-rounded, resourceful, ethical, competent, and compassionate graduates at all levels of education.

Program Description

This training program provides the equivalent of one semester of graduate training in the Rorschach Comprehensive System (35 hours) – a minimum standard for competence with the method, set by the Society of Personality Assessment.  The Program is designed to teach participants adequate procedures for the administration of the method.  It also teaches the criteria and guidelines for coding that provide participants with competence near the expert level.  Furthermore, it introduces participants to a knowledge of interpretation  procedures that prepares them for a second semester equivalent in training, (e.g. an advanced Rorschach Training Program) that will take them to an expert level of competence in all phases of the method (administration, coding, and interpretation).    

Participant Preparation for the Beginning Training Program

Program materials, daily schedule, etc. will be mailed approximately four weeks prior to the training program.  Reading and pre-training protocol is expected.

Materials Provided to Participants in the Beginning Level Training Program:

1.  The Rorschach Workbook for the Comprehensive system, 5th Ed. (RW, 2001)

2.  Primer for Rorschach Interpretation (RW, 2000)

(Note:  these texts are sent as a required set.)

3. Practice Protocol

Recommended Reading (not required)

The Rorschach:  A Comprehensive System, Vol I, 4th Edition

The Rorschach:  A Comprehensive System Interpretation, Vol II, 3rd Edition

(Note:  Books are available from John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 605 Third Avenue, NY, NY, 10158-0012)

Requirements to Attend the Beginning Program:

1.  Doctoral degree in Psychology.

2.  If graduate student (not PhD) provide supervisor‘s name.

3.  If Intern provide name of Internship site and name of supervisor.

Graduate Student Discount of $50

1.  Go to “Contact Us.”

2.  Send an email requesting the discount.

3.  Include, in the email, the name of your Program and Supervisor.

Instructions for submitting payment will be sent via email.

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