Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment / Edition 1

Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment / Edition 1

by Daniel C. Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471783722

ISBN-13: 9780471783725

Pub. Date: 02/02/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Provides a current overview of neuropsychological practice in schools, written by a leading school psychologist

With neuropsychological assessment more widely used in school settings than ever before, school psychologists require greater knowledge of both the discipline and its application within the school environment. Written by a leading expert in school

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Provides a current overview of neuropsychological practice in schools, written by a leading school psychologist

With neuropsychological assessment more widely used in school settings than ever before, school psychologists require greater knowledge of both the discipline and its application within the school environment. Written by a leading expert in school neuropsychology, Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment is a practical resource providing learning specialists and school psychologists with clear coverage and vital information on this evolving area of practice within school psychology.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major 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 gauge and reinforceyour grasp of the information covered.

Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment provides the most current, concise overview of all aspects of neuropsychological practice in schools and explains how to identify the need for testing, conduct a neurodevelopmental history, select appropriate assessment instruments, effectively evaluate students, and accurately interpret results. In addition to presenting a unique model of applying neuropsychological assessment principles in school settings in chapter 4, this valuable book includes case studies and practice examples.

Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:
Essentials of Assessment Report Writing
Essentials of Processing Assessment
Essentials of Stanford-Binet (SB5) Assessment
Essentials of WISC®-IV Assessment
Essentials of WIAT®-II and KTEA-II Assessment
Essentials of WJ III Cognitive Abilities Assessment
Essentials of WJ III Tests of Achievement Assessment
Essentials of WPPSI-III Assessment
Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition
Essentials of KABC-II Assessment
Essentials of NEPSY® Assessment
Essentials of WMS®-III Assessment

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471783725
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/02/2007
Series:
Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series, #52
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
462
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.56(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     xiii
Series Preface     xvii
The Movement of Applying Neuropsychological Principles to the Practice of School Psychology     1
Training and Credentialing to Apply Neuropsychological Principles into Practice     42
When to Incorporate Neuropsychological Principles into a Comprehensive Individual Assessment     62
A Model for School Neuropsychological Assessment     88
Sensory-Motor Functions     111
Attentional Processes     132
Visual-Spatial Processes     160
Language Processes     176
Memory and Learning Processes     198
Executive Functions     234
Speed and Efficiency of Cognitive Processing     261
General Intellectual Ability and Academic Achievement     271
Model for School Neuropsychological Report Writing     298
Sample School Neuropsychological Report     320
Clinical Interpretation Guidelines     359
The School Neuropsychological Model Applied to a Common Neurodevelopmental Disorder: Autism     383
Index of Test Publishers     394
Neuropsychological Processing Concerns Checklist for School-Aged Children and Youth     396
References     408
Annotated Bibliography     430
Index     433
Acknowledgments     441
About the Author     442

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