Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-AdolescentMMPI-A
- An empirically based measure of adolescent psychopathology, the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory®-Adolescent (MMPI®-A) aids in problem identification, diagnosis, and treatment planning for youth. Guidance on using this test in your telepractice.
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A103000314687 Qualification Level C
This 7-hour advanced workshop introduces the MMPI-3, the most up-to-date, newly normed version of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. In this on demand workshop, test co-author Dr. Yossef Ben-Porath describes the rationale for, and methods used to develop, the MMPI-3, including the background and development, norms and test documentation, scales, interpretive guidelines, and case illustrations. Attendees will learn how the MMPI-3 builds on the legacy and strengths of the MMPI instruments to provide an empirically validated, psychometrically sound measure of psychopathology and personality. It is assumed that attendees have had graduate-level training in psychological testing and assessment.
- Publication date:
1992 (Manual), 2006 (Manual Supplement)
- Age range:
- 14-18 years
- Reading Level:
- 4.9 grade (Lexile average), 4.4 grade (Flesch-Kincaid)
- Qualification level:
- Completion time:
Approximately 60 minutes
- Online administration, Computer, CD, paper and pencil
- Scoring options:
- Q-global® Scoring & Reporting, Hand Scoring, Q™ Local Software, or Mail-in Scoring Service
- Report Options:
- MMPI-A Adolescent System Interpretive Reports, Extended Score Report
- The MMPI-A normative sample consists of 1,620 adolescents (805 boys; 815 girls) between 14 and 18 years of age from several regions of the U.S., a balanced sample for region, rural-urban residence, and ethnicity.
- Guidance on using this test in your telepractice.
The MMPI-A-RF has now been released. View the page.
An empirically based measure of adolescent psychopathology, the MMPI-A test contains adolescent-specific scales, and other unique features designed to make the instrument especially appropriate for today’s youth. Offering reports tailored to particular settings, the MMPI-A test helps provide relevant information to aid in problem identification, diagnosis, and treatment planning for youth (ages 14–18).
How to Use This Test
School, clinical, and counseling psychologists can use this self-report inventory to help:
The normative sample of the MMPI-A test consists of 805 adolescent males and 815 adolescent females from eight communities in the U.S. The sites were chosen to maximize the probability of obtaining a balanced sample of subjects according to geographic region, rural/urban residence, and ethnic background.
Scoring & Reporting
This comprehensive report helps provide an objective psychological picture of the adolescent through scale scores, special indices, and narrative statements.
Based on extensive experience in MMPI and MMPI-2 research and clinical practice, authors James N. Butcher, PhD, and Carolyn L. Williams, PhD, provide information on the following:
The report presents the following scales:
Specialized reports are available for the following settings:
Extended Score Report
This report provides raw and T scores for all standard MMPI-A scales as well as the PSY-5 Scales, Content Component Subscales, and critical items.
Basic Service Report
The Basic Service Report has been discontinued. See the MMPI-A Extended Score Report or the MMPI-A-RF Score Report for alternatives most similar to the Basic Service Report.
Scoring and Reporting Options
Q-global® Web-based Administration, Scoring, and Reporting – Enables you to quickly assess and efficiently organize examinee information, generate scores, and produce accurate comprehensive reports all via the Web.
Manual Scoring - Administer assessments on answer sheets and score them yourself with answer keys and profile/record forms.
Frequently asked questions follow. Click on a question to see the response.