Remote Assessment: Ethical and Practical Guidance for Successful Virtual Evaluations

Date: September 28, 2023

Time: 12:00PM - 01:00PM

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As remote assessment becomes increasingly prevalent, practitioners must consider a range of practical and ethical issues to ensure successful sessions. In this presentation, attendees will learn about environmental, psychological, and cultural factors that are important for facilitating effective remote assessment sessions. They will also gain knowledge and skills in the safe and ethical use of standardized assessments in a remote environment, including strategies for reducing technology issues and maintaining assessment quality. Ethical considerations will be discussed in detail, including informed consent, adherence to ethical codes, weighing risks and benefits of assessments, and ensuring test security and documentation for remote assessment. By the end of this presentation, attendees will be equipped with practical and ethical strategies to conduct successful remote assessment sessions with clients.

Eligible for 1 CE credit.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify factors—environmental, psychological, and cultural—that contribute to successful remote assessment sessions.
  • Utilize standardized assessments ethically and safely in a virtual environment.
  • Employ strategies to reduce technology issues during remote assessment and maintain quality of assessment.
  • Use PAR assessments remotely and with PARiConnect.

Qualification Level Required: B

Instructional Level: Introductory

Target Audience: Clinical psychologists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, school psychologists, mental health professionals

  • Carrie Champ Morera, PsyD, NCSP, LP, Director of Content and Production, PAR, Inc.,


*Participants wishing to receive continuing education (CE) credit must attend the entire webinar and complete the postwebinar evaluation form. Once participants have completed the evaluation, your letter of attendance will be available for immediate download from your account. PAR is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) to provide continuing education for psychologists. PAR’s NASP APS Provider Number is 1051. PAR is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PAR is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0274. PAR is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0226. PAR maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Disclosure: PAR is a publisher of assessments, which may be discussed during the presentation.