When considering psychological assessments for your agency, important factors to be considered include:

  • Validity (Content, Concurrent, Predictive)
  • State versus Trait Issues
  • Error Variance
  • Fatigue
  • Personal problems at the time of the test
  • “Faking good”
  • Mismarking answer sheets
  • How the tests were developed
If a clinical interview is involved, be sure to understand the interview objectives, such as:
  • Social Behavior (Non-Verbal/Verbal)
  • Social History Variables
  • Vocational/Educational History Variables
  • Personal Perception
  • Personal Values

Sampson’s psychological assessment program specializes in three key organizational areas: