Tele-Assessment 1.5 CE Credit Hour Self Study

Tele-Assessment: The Research & Practice of Remote Testing

with Dr. Jeremy Sharp

1.5 CE credit hour

On Demand Self Study

CE Credit Hours

Many of us have been forced into tele-assessment during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Is it new and a little scary? Yep.

Is it totally doable? Also yes!

Know the Research

Gain an understanding of the available research on tele-assessment

Pick Your Platform

Learn how to choose a platform that is best suited for tele-assessment

Grasp the Basics

Understand which measures are best suited and validated for tele-assessment 

Course Details

This presentation will cover everything you need to know to get started with tele-assessment. We’ll cover the research and validity of tele-assessment, how to prepare yourself and the client, technology needed for remote assessment, measures that are most appropriate, and typical challenges that might pop up.

Title: Tele-Assessment: The Research & Practice of Remote Testing

Authors/Presenters: Jeremy T. Sharp, PhD
CE Length: 1.5 CE hour

Educational Objectives: 

  • Describe the available research on tele-assessment
  • Choose a platform that is best suited for tele-assessment
  • Describe which measures are best suited and validated for tele-assessment



1. Statement of the problem
2. Takeaways and learning objectives
3. Overview of the tele-assessment research
     a. Adult
     b. Pediatric

4. Logistics and preparation
     a. APA guidance on tele-assessment
     b. Choosing a tele-assessment model
     c. Choosing a tele-assessment platform
     d. Prepping clients for tele-assessment
     e. Prepping clinicians for tele-assessment

5. Administration
    a. Technology setup – client
    b. Technology setup – clinician
    c. Appropriate measures for tele-assessment – general
   d. Appropriate measures for tele-assessment – autism

6. Challenges in tele-assessment
7. Billing for tele-assessment
8. Resource list

Meet Our Presenters

Presented by  

Dr. Sharp is a licensed psychologist and Director at the  Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that he founded in 2009 and has grown to about 20 clinicians and staff. He earned his undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting his Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, he specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the  Testing Psychologist podcast, he provides private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife (also a therapist) and two kids.
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