PdPVTS - Pediatric Performance Validity Test Suite available for pre-order



Pediatric Performance Validity Test Suite

Robert J. McCaffrey, PhD, Julie K. Lynch, PhD, Robert A. Leark, PhD, and Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD

Coming fall 2019, available for pre-order now! Assess performance validity in youth in just 3-5 minutes with five stand-alone tests


How do you determine if a child’s performance on cognitive tests is reflective of maximum performance? The PdPVTS helps to answer this question with five digital and engaging performance validity tests (PVTs) simple enough to be completed successfully by even the most severely cognitively impaired individuals. The PdPVTS is the first ever digital suite of performance validity tests for youth that will add little time or effort to an evaluation for the significant benefit of knowing if interpretation of test scores is likely to be valid.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Flexible administration; 5 stand-alone tests that may be used individually or in combination
  • Quick to complete; each test takes only 3–5 minutes to administer
  • Measures performance validity throughout an evaluation
  • Digital format makes it easy to use, portable, and engaging
  • Large validation samples including: general population (N = 838), simulation (N = 300) and clinical (N = 487) samples
  • Age-specific cut scores
  • No limitations based on reading ability, as reading is not required by the youth
  • Works online and offline
  • Culturally neutral items
  • Fair across a wide range of demographics (i.e., age, gender, race/ethnicity, and parental education level)
  • Appropriate for children with visual, hearing, or motor impairments
  • Designed for youth with youth
  • Spanish version coming soon!

For more information about the PdPVTS, click here