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Essentials of Testing and Assessment: A Practical Guide for Counselors, Social Workers, and Psychologists / Edition 2
     

Essentials of Testing and Assessment: A Practical Guide for Counselors, Social Workers, and Psychologists / Edition 2

by Edward S. Neukrug, R. Charles Fawcett
 

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ISBN-10: 0495604585

ISBN-13: 9780495604587

Pub. Date: 03/10/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text is intended for upper-level undergraduate and graduate level courses in departments of counselor education, social work, clinical psychology, and human services. Typical course names include Assessment in Counseling, Introductory Assessment, Mental Health Appraisal, Counseling Assessment, Appraisal Techniques, and Appraisal in Counseling.

Overview

This text is intended for upper-level undergraduate and graduate level courses in departments of counselor education, social work, clinical psychology, and human services. Typical course names include Assessment in Counseling, Introductory Assessment, Mental Health Appraisal, Counseling Assessment, Appraisal Techniques, and Appraisal in Counseling.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495604587
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/10/2009
Series:
PSY 660 Clinical Assessment and Decision Making Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: HISTORY AND CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ISSUES. 1: History of Testing and Assessment. 2: Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Assessment. Part II: TEST WORTHINESS AND TEST STATISTICS. 3: Test Worthiness: Validity, Reliability, Practicality and Cross-Cultural Fairness. 4: Statistical Concepts: Making Meaning out of Raw Scores. 5: Statistical Concepts: Creating New Scores to Interpret Test Data. Part III: COMMONLY-USED ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES 6: Assessment of Educational Ability: Survey Battery, Diagnostic, Readiness and Cognitive Ability Tests. 7: Intellectual and Cognitive Functioning: Intelligence Testing and Neuropsychological Assessment. 8: Career and Occupational Assessment: Interest Inventories, Multiple Aptitude and Special Aptitude Tests. 9: Clinical Assessment: Objective and Projective Personality Tests. 10: Informal Assessment: Observation, Rating Scales, Classification Methods, Environmental Assessment, Records and Personal Documents and Performance-Based Assessment. Part IV: DIAGNOSIS AND WRITING THE ASSESSMENT REPORT. 11: Diagnosis in the Assessment Process 12: The Assessment Report Process: The Interview, Assessment Techniques, Environmental Assessment, and the Report.

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