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Collaborative Assessment Association of the Bay Area


To support the advancement of collaborative assessment within the San Francisco Bay Area through: training/supervision, outreach/education, practice/consultation, and research.

Upcoming events

CAABA is taking a break from programming for the summer. 

CAABA events will start back up again in the Fall 2024. 

Please go to our Events Page to learn about past events. 

2024 Society For Personality Assessment Convention

Presentations by CAABA Members
March 14 | 3:00pm– 4:30 pm (PST)
Topic:   Fostering therapeutic change through the Early Memory Procedure: An attachment perspective (1.5 CEs)

Serena Messina, Messina Psychological Services, Raja David, Minnesota Center for Therapeutic Assessment, Diane Santas, UC Berkeley, The Wright Institute and Pamela Schaber, Center for Therapeutic Assessment
March 14 | 3:00pm– 4:30 pm (PST)
Topic:   Neurodiversity Affirmative Shifts in Conceptualization, Language, and Interpretation with the Wartegg: Preliminary Research & Case Application (1.5 CEs)

Jacob Palm (1), Kristin Gremban (2), Angela Marx (2), Ori Elis (3) and Hannah Johnson (2), (1) Southern California Center for Collaborative Assessment (2) Place of Mind (3) Private practice
March 15 | 2:00pm– 3:30 pm (PST)
Topic:   Personality Assessment in Health and Sport (1.5 CEs)

Katherine Hein (1),  Leila Wu (2), Lorna Chiu (2,3), Ronald Stolberg (4) and Khrystyna Melnyk (5), (1) Oklahoma State University (2) California Pacific Medical Center (3) Kaiser Permanente (4) Alliant International University, San Diego (5)John Dingell VA Medical Center
March 15 | 2:00pm– 3:30 pm (PST)
Topic:   Therapeutic Assessment in the Wild: (Trying To) Put Theory Into Practice (1.5 CEs)

Sara Boilen (1), Ori Elis (2), Caroline Lee (2), Anna Sapozhnikova (2), Sarvenaz Sepehri (2,3), Katherine Thomas (4) and Elizabeth Winston (5,6), (1) Sweetgrass Psychological Services (2) Private Practice (3) A Change Within Sight (4) Therapeutic Assessment Institute (5) Shorewood Psychology, Madison, WI (6)The University of Wisconsin-Madison
March 16 | 9:00 am – 10:30 Am (PST)

Topic:      "How do I exist in this world? Do I have to die?"Drawing from client belief systems in the assessment intervention (1.5 CEs)

Anna Sapozhnikova, Private Practice and Ori Elis, Private practice
March 16 | 4:00 Pm – 5:30 pm (PST)

Topic:      Culture in Assessment from a Client's Perspective: Understanding Client Experiences with the Wright-Constantine Structured Cultural Interview (1.5 CEs)

Andrew Wright (1) , Hadas Pade (2) , Jen Ying  Zhen Ang (1), Aakriti Prasai (1) and Brittany Matthews (1), (1) New York University (2)The Wright Institute

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