Personality Assessment in the Clinical Interview

This clinical mini course will grant you basic familiarity with descriptive psychiatry as well as personality assessment, structure and disorders using the Five Factor Model and the NEO-Personality Inventory as a guide.

You will gain the skills needed to use within the clinical interview enabling you to make a proper assessment and maximize the trajectory of therapy. The mini course will include case examples, interview demonstrations and an overview of the inventories.

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About the Presenter(s)

David M. Blass, M.D., completed medical training at the University of Maryland and received rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University/RIETS. While an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he founded the Johns Hopkins Frontotemporal Dementia Clinic for patients and families suffering from this devastating disease, and became the lead author for the American Psychiatric Association Dementia Treatment Guidelines. He also conducted a weekly shiur in Medical Halacha in Baltimore. Since making Aliyah in 2006, Dr. Blass has worked at the Abarbanel Mental Health Center in Bat Yam, most recently directing the Neurobehavioral Unit treating young adults with severe cognitive and psychiatric disturbances. Dr. Blass maintains a private practice in Bet Shemesh and Jerusalem, specializing in Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry.

Course Details

Dates January 25, 2017, February 22, 2017 and March 22, 2017
Times 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Presenter David Blass, M.D.
Prerequisites Master's degree or equivalent
Price 350 nis