services target the most significant decisions your agency will make. The organized procedural steps, reliable testing,
and usable reports provide you with the information you need to make the right call.
1. New Hire -Psychological Evaluations
This New Hire Psychological
Evaluation is a ten page all encompassing evaluation. It represents a variety of testing
instruments as well as interviews. The cost is $700. The initial process takes about three hours. Subsequent contacts with the applicant can
typically be by phone. Alternatively, meeting with the applicant in their local area is possible after arrangements have been
This confidential report includes an Executive
Summary of our Psychological Evaluation, a complete listing of all testing instruments utilized to complete
the evaluation, a section detailing the validity of the report and validity of the tests administered, a summary of the candidate’s
personal (background, education and employment history) with appropriate comments for that individual. Sections detailing
medical history, legal background, substance abuse risk are also included as well as a summary of likely future problems.
A sample of how problems will present in the report are shown below.
of Problem Behavior
Job-relevant behavioral domain
Anger management problems
Alcohol use concerns
Illegal drug use concerns
A complete list of the candidate's Behavioral Overview along with his or her psychological profile
and training suggestions for that specific candidate are included. A clear recommendation is given. We are always available
for further explanation or support for your agency should a problem arise.
for Duty-Psychological Evaluations
This report varies greatly. Generally it is
tailored for the issue the agency needs reviewed. If there has been an incident, that issue is throughly investigated
as well as the employee's current ability to perform his/her specfic job. We have done complex assessments involving a
review of all co-workers or simple reviews that return an officer to his/her position and involve only an interview. All reviews
have a written report and specific recomendation. Please contact us for more specifics.
3. Short Term
We can provide counseling for any of your (employees/deputies/officers)
who need a few sessions to get back on the job. Referral will be made if long term issues or conflicting issues with the agency
are possible. In general the counseling sessions are billed at $125. per single session.
4. Promoting from within your ranks
We also help public safety agencies set up and run their promotion process. This process when facilitated by an outside
psychologist not only helps in regards to HR issues but creates a feeling of fairness for the process and acceptance of the
candidate selected. Additionally, often a specific psychological issue not covered above can arise and if we are working for
that agency, we are usually available to respond quickly when called upon. Often just a phone call can provide the direction
This can range from $1,000
- $5,000. The
promotions process varies in cost depending on how many candidates you have applying for the position and how many evaluators
you have on your assessment panel. This is a fairly complicated process and often agency specific, so you are invited to call
for a personal quote.
5. Selecting Key
Positions for your organization
If you are in need of hiring a key position from the outside or
from within your ranks our office can help select the right person as well as design and run an appropriate and fair hiring
process. The process you use is almost as important as selecting the right person for the job. Often the officers, not
selected, must continue to work with their newly promoted superior who just last week competed for the same positon. It is
important that the process have integrity and that the process is known throughout the agency as a fair process..