A Hypothesis Driven Approach to Assessment

 2 hours active CPD

Assessment can take many shapes, and much variation occurs across settings and practices. The first part of this two-part module covered developmental assessment. This second part of the module focuses on why it is important to maintain a hypothesis driven approach to your assessment including some of the errors we can make otherwise, how to formulate and test hypotheses, an overview of a stepped assessment process, and finishing with a task for you to consider it’s day-to-day relevance and applications in daily clinical practice also. 

What's included?

  • 12 Chapters
  • 1 Certification
  • 24 videos
  • 8 PDFs to download

Active, interactive CPD

Written by experienced trainers, we know that you don't learn well just watching pre-recorded webinars.  This module is truly interactive with a constantly changing combination of videos, readings and activities to keep you engaged and encourage deep learning.

A deeper understanding

This training emphasizes the significance of a hypothesis-driven approach to assessment for clinical or psychometric purposes. It covers avoiding errors, formulating and testing hypotheses, a stepped assessment process, and practical applications in clinical practice. At this end of this training you will reflect on ways you could be more hypothesis driven in your approach to assessment and clinical work.

Dr Alison Bocquee

Alison has been a psychologist for over 20 years, and brings a real passion and wealth of experience to working with children and adolescents.
Alison has worked in a range of government, community, hospital and private settings, and with multidisciplinary teams. Throughout her career, she has established a strong foundation for assessment and intervention for individuals across the lifespan, and with complex presentations. Her clinical expertise includes; anxiety disorders, assessment and treatment of Autism spectrum disorders, as well as adjustment, parenting, and health- related concerns.
Alison is currently the Team Lead overseeing childhood and adolescent presentations, and has been a major contributor to developing clinical standards and governance around this. Alison is STAP Accredited Supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia and has provided supervision for more than 10 years.
"Each person's learning journey and development as a psychologist is unique, and I am both honoured and delighted to have a role in that."

Dr Alison Bocquee

Clinical Psychologist