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Psychological Assessment

ADLER’s Postgraduate Certificate in Psychological Assessment is designed to prepare students who already possess an existing background in the art and science of psychological assessment. The certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills to work as members of a psychology department, particularly in an academic setting. ADLER graduates work as assessors in school boards, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) assessment, as well as in private practice.

Prerequisites

GP-100 Thriving in Graduate School

Incoming students are expected to have a background equivalent to the following courses, (be members of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, or those who already possess an equivalent masters level degree can submit their transcripts for consideration to the Director of Admissions)

STATISTICS AND RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Qualitative Inquiry (RC-571)

Quantitative Analysis (RS-574, 575, 576)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

IP-510 Motivation & Values

NT-511 Interviewing & Alliance

EH-512 Ethics & the Law

NT-513 Safe and Effective Use of Self

ASSESSMENT

AS-531 Fundamentals of Psychometric Assessment

AS-532 Assessment of Intellect & Cognition

AS-533 Assessment of Personality and Psychopathology

DIAGNOSIS

DG-543 Psychodiagnostic Interviewing, Case Formulation & Report Writing

NT-651, 300 hours Practicum in assessment

IP-661 Practicum Seminar with program director

AS-685 Neuro Development and the Learning Process

AS-686 Academic Assessment

AS-687 Social, Emotional and Behavioural Functioning

AS-688 Childhood Psychopathology

AS-689 School Law

Required Courses

IP-661 Practicum Seminar with program director

AS-685 Neuro Development and the Learning Process

AS-686 Academic Assessment

AS-687 Social, Emotional and Behavioural Functioning

AS-688 Childhood Psychopathology

AS-689 School Law