Utility of the Standardized Assessment of Concussion (SAC) to detect insufficient effort in independent medical examinations and civil litigation cases

Learning Objectives:

1. Discuss the rationale behind validating an embedded screening measure for insufficient effort in neurocognitive evaluations where secondary gain can be a concern.

2. Describe the need for correct interpretation of the psychometric properties of effort screens and correct use of cut-off scores.

Zottoli, T. M., Hoover, S., & Barr, W. B. (2015). Utility of the Standardized Assessment of Concussion (SAC) to detect insufficient effort in independent medical examinations and civil litigation cases. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 29(5), 678-688.