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Oct 04, 2017, 13:40 ET New PAR Web Site Makes Ordering Psychological Assessments Easier

PAR is proud to unveil a brand new online experience for visitors to www.parinc.com. PAR, a publisher of psychological assessment tools, based...


Aug 15, 2017, 09:27 ET Katie Meyer-Griffith, Career Development Expert, Joins PAR Staff

PAR is proud to announce Katie Meyer-Griffith has joined our staff as a career guidance product manager. Meyer-Griffith will be responsible for...


Jul 27, 2017, 12:08 ET Connecting Career to Life: PAR Announces the Revised Self-Directed Search (SDS)

PAR, a leading publisher of psychological assessment instruments, announces the release of the next generation of Dr. John Holland's Self-Directed...


Jun 05, 2017, 10:44 ET Identify Academic Strengths and Weaknesses with the Academic Achievement Battery™ (AAB™) from PAR

Clinicians looking to obtain an accurate overview of an individual's academic skills can now welcome a new assessment to their toolkit – the...


Feb 27, 2017, 12:55 ET Quickly Evaluate Everyday Memory With the Only Nationally Standardized Rating Scale Designed for Youth

Memory testing often occurs in a laboratory, yet what occurs in a lab is often not reflective of what occurs in an individual's real life. The...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:00 ET PAR and GIFR to Develop Online Continuing Education Courses on Leading Psychological Assessment Instruments

PAR, Inc. and the Global Institute of Forensic Research, Inc. (GIFR) are pleased to announce the upcoming release of an innovative online training...


Aug 23, 2016, 10:16 ET New test identifies what workers need for job satisfaction and longevity

PAR, Inc. is proud to announce the new Work Values Inventory (WVI), a career exploration tool that helps job seekers learn more about what they...


Jul 15, 2016, 14:47 ET Questioning a Person's Ability to Live Independently? The NAB Daily Living Can Help!

When making high-stakes decisions about an individual's capacity to care for themselves, having reliable data is imperative. Those decisions can be...


Mar 16, 2016, 12:51 ET Discover Why a Student Struggles in Math, How to Intervene With the Feifer Assessment of Mathematics

 Determining why a student is having difficulty in math can be a daunting task for teachers, psychologists, and parents. A new tool, the Feifer...


Dec 09, 2015, 09:38 ET Monitor At-Risk Students Easily, Efficiently with DBR Connect

Teachers, administrators, and school psychologists looking for an easy way to track student conduct can save time and paper with DBR Connect, a new...


Nov 19, 2015, 11:52 ET The Gold Standard for Assessing Executive Function Just Got Better

 Building on the reputation of its predecessor, the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function®, Second Edition (BRIEF®2) makes...


Oct 15, 2015, 15:06 ET The Gold Standard Just Got Better: Get a Thorough Assessment of Intelligence in Less Than an Hour With the New RIAS-2

 The Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales™, Second Edition (RIAS™-2) is now available to busy practitioners looking to save time...


Oct 31, 2014, 13:31 ET Assess Seven Areas of Achievement with the Academic Achievement Battery™ Comprehensive Form from PAR

 PAR is proud to announce the release of the Academic Achievement Battery™ (AAB™) Comprehensive Form by Melissa A. Messer, MHS. A...


Apr 17, 2014, 10:20 ET Assess Reasoning, Problem-Solving Ability in Job Candidates in Just 16 Minutes With a New Assessment from Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD

Employers looking to evaluate reasoning ability and problem-solving skills in job candidates have a new tool when making hiring decisions—the...


Apr 17, 2014, 10:20 ET Are Your Athletes Ready for Leadership on the Field? Evaluate Reasoning, Problem-Solving Skills in Just 16 Minutes with the TOGRA

Coaches who need to determine which players are ready to tackle leadership roles have a new tool when making game-time decisions -- the Test of...


Sep 25, 2013, 11:06 ET Career Help for Returning Veterans

 The transition from military career to civilian life can be a real challenge, and finding a good job is one of the most important factors in a...


Sep 12, 2013, 11:09 ET College Students and Career Planning: Help is on the Way!

 Only 27 percent of U.S. college graduates have a job related to their field, according to a recent Washington Post report. At the same time,...


Sep 05, 2013, 11:49 ET Finding a Satisfying Career: Help is on the Way!

 Only 45 percent of the working population in the U.S. are satisfied with their jobs, according to a recent survey of 5,000 households. To...


Aug 29, 2013, 11:03 ET Concussion Education App Now Available at No Cost

 The popular Concussion Recognition & Response™ (CRR) app from PAR is now available free of charge for download through the...


Jul 09, 2013, 10:13 ET Returning Veterans' Transition to Civilian Job Market Now Easier

Finding an appropriate job is one of the biggest challenges facing returning veterans, with 69% of veterans indicating that finding a job is the...


Mar 15, 2013, 12:07 ET NFL star Steve Young endorses PAR concussion app

 PAR's direct-to-consumer concussion app, designed to help coaches and parents recognize whether an individual is exhibiting or reporting the...


Jan 08, 2013, 13:36 ET PAR Launches Innovative Online Assessment Platform

PARiConnect™, an online testing platform that gives qualified users Web-based access to a library of psychological assessment instruments, is...


Dec 05, 2012, 11:43 ET New Assessment Tool for Forensic Psychologists Measures Understanding of Miranda Rights

PAR, Inc. has announced the release of the Standardized Assessment of Miranda Abilities (SAMA). The SAMA is designed to help forensic psychologists...


Sep 12, 2012, 14:17 ET The MMSE®/MMSE®-2™ Cognitive Impairment Screener Goes Mobile in New App

One of the world's most popular and trusted assessments of cognitive impairment is now available as a convenient app for smartphones and tablets....


May 07, 2012, 12:46 ET Newest Version of Parenting Stress Index Helps Clinicians Identify Parent-Child Problem Areas

 PAR, Inc. has released the latest edition of its popular Parenting Stress Index™ (PSI™). Designed to evaluate the magnitude of...