Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment / Edition 3

Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment / Edition 3

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by Dawn P. Flanagan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470621958

ISBN-13: 9780470621950

Pub. Date: 04/01/2013

Publisher: Wiley

The most up-to-date resource of comprehensive information for conducting cross-battery assessments

The Cross-Battery assessment approach—also referred to as the XBA approach—is a time-efficient assessment method grounded solidly in contemporary theory and research. The XBA approach systematically integrates data across cognitive, achievement,

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The most up-to-date resource of comprehensive information for conducting cross-battery assessments

The Cross-Battery assessment approach—also referred to as the XBA approach—is a time-efficient assessment method grounded solidly in contemporary theory and research. The XBA approach systematically integrates data across cognitive, achievement, and neuropsychological batteries, enabling practitioners to expand their traditional assessments to more comprehensively address referral concerns. This approach also includes guidelines for identification of specific learning disabilities and assessment of cognitive strengths and weaknesses in individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Third Edition is designed to help busy practitioners quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of psychological assessment instruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you to gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.

Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Third Edition is updated to include the latest editions of cognitive ability test batteries , such as the WISC-IV, WAIS-IV, and WJ III COG, and special purpose cognitive tests including the WMS-IV and TOMAL-II. This book now also overs many neuropsychological batteries such as the NEPSY-II and D-KEFS and provides extensive coverage of achievement batteries and special purpose tests, including the WIAT-III, KM-3, WRMT-3 and TOWL-4. In all, this book includes over 100 psychological batteries and 750 subtests, all of which are classified according to CHC (and many according to neuropsychlogical theory. This useful guide includes a timesaving CD-ROM, Essential Tools for Cross-Battery Assessment (XBA) Applications and Interpretation, which allows users to enter data and review results and interpretive statements that may be included in psychological reports.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470621950
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/01/2013
Series:
Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series , #84
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
84,093
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Overview.

How to Organize and Administer a CHC Cross-Battery Assessment.

How to Interpret CHC Cross-Battery Data.

Additional Issues Related to Organizing and Administering a CHC Cross-Battery Assessment.

How to Apply CHC Cross-Battery Assessment to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Individuals.

Strengths and Weaknesses of CHC Cross-Battery Assessment.

Illustrative Case Reports.

Appendices.

References.

Annotated Bibliography.

Index.

About the Authors.

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Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Larly More than 1 year ago
Excellent resource, although the material is much easier to understand and apply if supported through hands-on training.