Dr. Richard Frederick, winner of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology’s Distinguished Contributions Award, presented his address at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society in San Diego (March, 2015). Dr. Frederick’s award address is entitled, “Too Much Information: Problems when using Multiple Malingering Tests.” In this address, Dr. Frederick discusses the issues involved in using multiple measures of malingering. The Excel spreadsheet to which he refers in his address (a very helpful resource!) can be downloaded here. In addition, a copy of his slides can be downloaded here.
About Dr. Frederick
Richard Frederick, Ph.D., is a forensic psychologist in Springfield, Missouri, where he is in private practice. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a doctorate in clinical psychology in 1986. He completed his internship at Naval Hospital Bethesda, Maryland. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in forensic psychology at the Whiting Forensic Institute in Middletown, Connecticut. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Captain in 2008, with four tours of duty in support of Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He retired from the Department of Justice, U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners, in 2012. Dr. Frederick is board certified in forensic psychology (American Board of Professional Psychology). He is past president of and National Chair of Examinations for the American Board of Forensic Psychology (2006-2011). Since 2008, he is co-chair of continuing education for the American Academy of Forensic Psychology. He serves on APA’s Committee for Psychological Testing and Assessment (2011-2013). Dr. Frederick is author of the Validity Indicator Profile, a forensic assessment instrument in worldwide distribution.
More information about Dr. Frederick’s work can be found on his website.
AAFP Distinguished Contributions Award Address
The supplement materials are available here.
The presentation slides are available here.