USAF, Ethical Considerations for Improving Validity and Mitigating Adverse Impact of the Utilization of Psychological Assessments in Research and Personnel Selection, 23 FEB 2022
This course reviews ethical considerations for the use of psychological testing outside of healthcare settings. Psychological testing in research and hiring contexts with Air Force personnel is emphasized. Specifically, participants will learn how the American Psychological Association (APA) Code of Conduct Principles of Competence, Human Relations, Research and Publication, and Assessment apply to this type of psychological practice. A summary of recent research on how to monitor and mitigate between group differences on assessments in order to quell adverse impact is provided.
This activity provides continuing education for psychologists. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.
- Identify how aspects of the American Psychological Association (APA) Code of Conduct apply to the utilization of psychological assessments in research and personnel selection.
- Critique common assessment practices for the risk of between group differences and adverse impact.
- Describe specific strategies for mitigating adverse impact in research and personnel selection.
Maj Amileah Davis, USAF, PhD, BSc, ABPP. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
DHA J-7 staff, Planning Committee Members and reviewers have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose. All faculty members have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose.
- 1.00 APAContinuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The DHA, J7, CEPO maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. DHA, J-7, CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 1.00 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
- 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
- 1.00 IPCEThis activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.