Session B6. Ballroom D-E.  1.5 CE hours. 10 Assessments Instruments Every Counselor Needs to Know– Andrew Burck, PhD, LPC

The use of assessment is vital for counselors for the diagnosis and treatment of clients. However, with the cost of assessments, many counselors are reluctant to use them. In this presentation, the presenter will provide detailed descriptions of ten assessment instruments that are readily available to counselors at no cost.  The presentation will provide a descriptive review including the validity and reliability, the process to administer, score, and interpret the instrument, effectiveness with diversity, and other valuable psychometrics of assessment instruments. The presentation will provide a discussion of instruments with vast use in the mental health field. All attendees will obtain a copy of the presentation.

Learning Objectives: 1. The attendees will be able to explain the value of instruments in the counseling process. 2. The attendees will be able to administer, score, and interpret instruments described in the presentation. 3. The attendees will be able to differentiate the validity and reliability of the instruments. 4. The attendees will be able to describe the effectiveness of the instruments with diverse populations

Session B7. Ballroom B-C.  Continuation of Session B4. 1.5 CE hours. Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity 101 (Part 2)Selina Vickers, MA, LSW

Part 2 of Session B4

Session B8. Huntington Room. 1.5 CE hours Connections Matter (Part 2) – Michele Baranaskas, MSW, LCSW

Part 2 of Session B5

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