Projective personality assessment

Projective personality assessment

A test in which the subject is asked to interpret ambiguous stimuli, such as an inkblot. The subject's responses provide insight into his or her thought processes.
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Directors from programs with accreditation were less likely to endorse course content in Child Assessment (50.6% versus 70.0%, respectively; [chi square] = 6.1, df = 2, p < .05) and in Projective Personality Assessment (48.3% versus 65.0%, respectively; [chi square] = 6.9, df= 2, p < .05) relative to directors of programs without accreditation.
Practitioner Scholar program directors endorsed course coverage of Projective Personality Assessment more than Scientist Practitioner program directors (63.6% versus 35.4%, respectively; [chi square] = 13.38, df = 1, p < .001).
Indeed, there are other indications of decline in projective personality assessment. The percentage of APA SCP members conducting projective testing declined from 72% in 1986 to 23% in 2010 (Norcross & Karpiak, 2012).