Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM EDT
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 3:00 PM EDT

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Faculty Club: University of Toledo Radisson Hotel 
3100 Glendale Avenue
Toledo, OH 43614

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Mark Lafferty 
Rorschach Performance Assessment System (R-PAS) 

4-Day Introduction to R-PAS: Rationale, Administration, Coding, and Interpretation 

This 4-day workshop by Gregory J. Meyer, Ph.D. and Joni L. Mihura, Ph.D. is ideal for participants with no previous Rorschach training and for those with experience in previous Rorschach systems who want a very thorough, practical understanding of R-PAS.

This training provides a comprehensive introduction to the foundations for R-PAS and for using it in applied practice. It is ideal for two types of participants: a) those with no previous Rorschach training or experience and b) those who are experienced clinicians and instructors who have training in previous Rorschach systems and want a thorough "hands on" understanding of how to use R-PAS in applied practice or teach it to others. 

The workshop alternates between lecture, presentations, and interactive experience with every aspect of R-PAS administration, coding, and interpretation.  The workshop is limited to 28 participants, so early registration is recommended to reserve a place.

All participants should bring an R-PAS Manual to the workshop (The Rorschach Performance Assessment System, Administration, Coding, Interpretation and Technical Manual, by Meyer, Viglione, Mihura, Erard, & Erdberg, 2011).  After registering for the workshop a 10% discount code will be forwarded to participants so that they can order the Manual at www.r-pas.org.  In addition, all participants will receive both one free protocol allocation that allows for the coding and processing of a protocol on r-pas.org and one free Case-Based Interpretive Guide that can be linked to the protocol to facilitate clinical interpretation. 

  • Participants should read Chapters 1, 2, and 3 of the R-PAS Manual before attending.
Comments from Attendees at this Workshop Previously
  • "This was a great training, worth every second and penny."
  • "Great interactions with students and each other."
  • "Both were outstanding and engaging presenters. It's always nice to listen to people who 'know their stuff' but can also communicate it so clearly."
  • "I would absolutely recommend this program to others! This was worth every cent and the time commitment!"
  • "Very clear, organized information, thoughtfully and knowledgeably presented."
  • "My facility with and understanding of the Rorschach and R-PAS improved substantially and more than I anticipated. Thank you for an incredibly helpful and informative program."
  • "The program was excellent and the presenters did a great job and were very knowledgeable. I would definitely attend another workshop or webinar."
  • "Very nice workshop. Well organized in terms of content and flow of topics… Overall it was an excellent training!"
  • "Very helpful from basic introductory knowledge to complex aspects of administration, interpretation, and coding."
  • "Clarity of presentation great. Great guidelines for differentiation of various R-PAS variables."
  • "The practice was incredibly helpful. Thank you!"


*There will be a 15 minute break each morning and afternoon. Because we are ending by 3 pm on Sunday, the other days last until 5:45 pm.

There are a good number of fast food and family restaurants within a mile of the venue. However, a good lunch is also available in the hotel restaurant.


Day 1 – Thursday 
8:30 am: Registration 
9:00 am to 12:30 pm:  Introduction to R-PAS - What is R-PAS?: Rationale, foundation, basic administration  procedures, and coding - lecture 
12:30 to 1:45 pm: Lunch 
1:45 to 5:45 pm: Coding - lecture and small group practice

Day 2 – Friday 
9:00 am to 12:30 pm: Coding - lecture and small group practice 
12:30 to 1:45 pm: Lunch 
1:45 to 5:45 pm: Administration (Response Phase, documentation, introduction to Clarification Phase) - lecture and small group practice

Day 3 – Saturday 
9:00 am to 12:30 pm: Administration (Clarification Phase, introduction to the web-based data entry program) - lecture and small group practice 
12:30 to 1:45 pm: Lunch 
1:45 to 5:45 pm: Introduction to interpretation - understanding the R-PAS output - lecture and small group practice

Day 4 – Sunday 
9:00 am to 12:00 pm: Interpretation - case example - lecture and small group practice 
12:00 to 1:15 pm: Lunch 
1:15 to 3 pm: Interpretation (continued) - summarizing R-PAS data and generating interventions and recommendations - lecture 

Fees: The cost for the four days is either $600 (early registration, by April 17) or $700 (regular, after April 17). Students (40% off), university instructors (20% off), and clinical supervisors (10% off) may request a discount code prior to completing registration by contacting us at info@r -pas.org; students should submit proof of academic enrollment or an unofficial transcript, while instructors and supervisors should submit some documentation attesting to their role. Discounts cannot be given after registration is completed. 

Cancellations can be made with a full refund minus a $25 processing fee up to seven days before the event. 

Continuing Education Credit:  Participants in this program are eligible for 24.5 hours of continuing education credit. The program must be completed in its entirety to qualify for this credit (i.e., partial hours cannot be accommodated). CE Fee: There is an additional $15 charge to obtain a CE certificate. If you wish to receive CE, please select this option when registering.

 This program is co-sponsored by the Society of Personality Assessment (SPA) and R-PAS. SPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. SPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.