Essentials of Processing Assessment / Edition 1

Essentials of Processing Assessment / Edition 1

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by Milton J. Dehn
     
 

Fully updated and revised step-by-step guidance with the latest research findings and tests for organizing processing assessments, selecting appropriate instruments, interpreting results, and identifying processing deficits

Now in its second edition, Essentials of Processing Assessment provides critical information about this important aspect of

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Fully updated and revised step-by-step guidance with the latest research findings and tests for organizing processing assessments, selecting appropriate instruments, interpreting results, and identifying processing deficits

Now in its second edition, Essentials of Processing Assessment provides critical information about this important aspect of cognitive functioning. This practical resource provides students and practitioners with the tools they need to accurately and efficiently assess an individual's ability to process information.

As part of the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book provides information mental health professionals need to practice knowledgeably, efficiently, and ethically in today's behavioral healthcare environment. 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.

Updated throughout, including four new chapters and a new companion CD-ROM including all worksheets and testing charts, Essentials of Processing Assessment, Second Edition outlines a cross-battery approach to selecting appropriate assessment measures and reviews key instruments. Packed with indispensable guidelines on organizing a processing assessment and interpreting results, the Second Edition offers the best one-stop source of information for students and practitioners to identify processing strengths and weaknesses and plan appropriate interventions.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471719250
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/03/2006
Series:
Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series, #49
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

MILTON J. DEHN, EdD, is an Associate Professor of Psychology and former director of the School Psychology program at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. He is also program director for Schoolhouse Educational Services, an agency that provides tutoring and remedial education to children with processing and learning problems, in addition to providing continuing education to psychologists and educators.

Table of Contents

Series Preface.

Acknowledgments.

One: Introduction and Overview.

Two: Processing and Learning.

Three: Strategies for Assessing Processing.

Four: How to Interpret Processing Assessment Results.

Five: Assessing Processing with Traditional Intelligence Scales.

Six: Assessing Processing with Cognitive Scales.

Seven: Assessing Memory.

Eight: Using Scales Designed to Assess Processing.

Nine: Illustrative Case Reports.

Appendix A: Selective Testing Table for Processes Measured by Cognitive Tests.

Appendix B: Processing Assessment Organizer.

Appendix C: Processing Analysis Worksheet.

Appendix D: Conversion Table: Scaled Scores to Standard Scores.

Appendix E: Supplemental Processing Analysis Worksheet for All Wechsler Scales.

Appendix F: Calculation of WISC-IV Integrated Clinical Processing Factor Scores and Pairwise Comparisons.

Appendix G: Processes Measured by Standardized Tests.

References.

Annotated Bibliography.

Index.

About the Author.

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