Saturday, January 19th, 2019
8:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 21, class ends at 3:00pm)
27 CE credit hours
One Beach Street
San Francisco, CA
workshop is designed for participants with no previous Rorschach
training or experience. It will also be useful for clinicians
teachers with training and/or experience in previous Rorschach systems
who want a very thorough "hands on" introduction to the Rorschach
Performance Assessment System (R-PAS).
This workshop alternates between lecture, presentations, and
interactive experience with every aspect of R-PAS administration,
coding, and interpretation.
1. Administer the Rorschach according to the Rorschach Performance
Assessment System with a cooperative and competent response.
2. Optimize the length of Rorschach protocols and ask clarification
3. Document and Transcribe the Rorschach record as prescribed by
Rorschach Performance Assessment System.
4. Formulate basic interpretations for Rorschach record according to
the Rorschach performance Assessment System.
for the R-PAS Basic Workshop, attendees should read
1, 2, and 3 of the R-PAS Manual (The
Assessment System, Administration, Coding, Interpretation and Technical
Viglione, Mihura, Erard, &
The manual is available at the
R-PAS website (www.r-pas.org). After
registering for the workshop a 10%
discount code will be forwarded to you so that you can order it.
Following is a
this four-day workshop.
Day 1 – Morning
8:30 AM --
9:00am - Noon
Introduction to R-PAS - What is R-PAS? Rationale, foundation, basic
administration procedures, coding - lecture
1:30 to 5pm
- Coding -- lecture and small group practice
Day 2 – Morning
8:30 AM - Noon -- coding lecture and small group practice
Afternoon -- 1:30 to 5pm - Administration (Response Phase,
documentation, introduction to Clarification Phase) - lecture and small
Day 3 – Morning
8:30 AM - Noon -- Administration (Clarification Phase, introduction to
the web-based data entry program) -- lecture and small group practice
Afternoon -- 1:30 to 5pm - Introduction to interpretation -
understanding the R-PAS output - lecture and small group practice
Day 4 – Morning
8:30 AM - 11:30 -- Interpretation - case example - lecture and small
Afternoon -- 1:30 to 3pm - Interpretation (continued) - summarizing
R-PAS date and generating interventions recommendations - lecture.
– Both Dr. Erdberg and Dr. Viglione are members of the R-PAS
development team and co-authors of the
Erdberg PhD, ABPP -- Dr. Erdberg is
a diplomate in clinical psychology of the American Board of
Psychology. He is a
the Society for Personality Assessment, the 1995 recipient of the
Distinguished Contribution Award, and the 2001 recipient of the
Achievement Award of the Forensic Mental Health Association of
Erdberg is on the faculty of the San
Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis and is an associate clinical
the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine.
Viglione Ph.D., ABAP --
Viglione is a Distinguished Professor at the California School of
Psychology at Alliant International University and past director of
Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs in clinical psychology there.
He has more than 30 years of experience teaching
the Rorschach and has more than 80 publications.
assessment research focuses on the
Rorschach and includes work on malingering, trauma, violence, child,
psychometric issues. He
Rorschach workshops internationally and is a Fellow of the Society for