Overview

Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the DAS-II®

Essentials of DAS-II® Assessment provides practitioners with the practical, step-by-step advice needed to administer, score, and interpret the second edition of this major cognitive assessment used with children, ages two through seventeen.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed ...

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Overview

Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the DAS-II®

Essentials of DAS-II® Assessment provides practitioners with the practical, step-by-step advice needed to administer, score, and interpret the second edition of this major cognitive assessment used with children, ages two through seventeen.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of a major psychological assessment instrument. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as "Test Yourself" questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.

Essentials of DAS-II® Assessment is the best source of information on the new edition of the DAS®, providing you with illuminating case reports, expert assessment of the test's relative strengths and weaknesses, and valuable advice on its clinical applications. The book includes a CD-ROM that contains scoring tables, Excel worksheets, PDF files, and Microsoft® Word documents that can be customized to allow you to add your own DAS-II® evaluation results.

Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:

  • Essentials of Assessment Report Writing

  • Essentials of WISC®-IV Assessment

  • Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition

  • Essentials of WJ III® Tests of Achievement Assessment

  • Essentials of WJ III Cognitive Abilities Assessment

  • Essentials of Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales(SB5) Assessment

  • Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment

  • Essentials of Processing Assessment

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470450475
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/3/2008
  • Series: Essentials of Psychological Assessment , #72
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 402
  • Sales rank: 1,132,329
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Ron Dumont, EdD, is Associate Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

John O. Willis, EdD, is Senior Lecturer in Assessment at Rivier College in New Hampshire.

Colin D. Elliott, PhD, is Adjunct Professor at the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Elliott is the author of the DAS® and the DAS-II®.

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Table of Contents

1. Overview.

2. How to Administer the DAS-II.

3. Test Administration Features Unique to the DAS-II: Use of Item-Sets and Basal and Ceiling Rules.

4. How to Score the DAS-II.

5. How to Interpret the DAS-II.

6. Strengths and Weaknesses of the DAS-II.

7. Clinical Applications of the DAS-II.

8. Illustrative Case Reports.

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