Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment / Edition 2

Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment / Edition 2

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by Dawn P. Flanagan, Alan S. Kaufman, Flanagan
     
 

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

Essentials of WISC®-IV Assessment, Second Edition applies a new, expanded theory-based approach to interpreting the latest edition of the WISC® and provides beginning and seasoned clinicians with comprehensive step-by-step

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

Essentials of WISC®-IV Assessment, Second Edition applies a new, expanded theory-based approach to interpreting the latest edition of the WISC® and provides beginning and seasoned clinicians with comprehensive step-by-step guidelines to administering, scoring, and interpreting this latest revision of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children®.

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 questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.

The Second Edition also includes a CD-ROM containing user-friendly software that automates the now expanded, theory-based interpretive system for the WISC®-IV. In addition, the Second Edition addresses the utility of the general ability and cognitive proficiency indices; includes newly available research on ethnic differences; updates information on the use of the WISC®-IV with clinical populations; includes a new chapter by George McClosky with comprehensive coverage of the WISC®-IV Integrated; and includes a new case report that integrates response to intervention and cognitive assessment for SLD diagnosis.

Fully updated and revised with the latest research findings published since the first edition, Essentials of WISC®-IV Assessment, Second Edition provides students and practitioners with an unparalleled resource for learning and application, including expert assessment of the test's relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on its clinical applications, and illuminating case reports.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470189153
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/04/2009
Series:
Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series, #56
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
178,938
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Authors.

One: Introduction and Overview.

Two: How to Administer the WISC-IV.

Three: How to Score the WISC-IV.

Four: How to Interpret the WISC-IV.

Five: Strengths and Weaknesses of the WISC-IV.

Six: Clinical Applications: A Review of Special Group Studieswith the WISC-IV and Assessment of Low-Incidence Populations.

Seven: Clinical Applications: Assessment of Gifted, LearningDisabled, and Culturally and Linguistically DiversePopulations.

Eight: The WISC-IV Integrated.

Nine: Illustrative Case Reports.

Contents of the CD-ROM.

The WISC-IV Data Management and Interpretive Assistant (WISC-IVDMIA) v1.0, and automated program for WISC-IV Interpretation.

Norms Tables for WISC-IV Clinical Clusters.

Information for Linking WISC-IV Results to EducationalStrategies and Instructional Supports.

Appendix A: Definitions of CHC Abilities and Processes.

Appendix B: CHC Abilities and Processes Measured by CurrentIntelligence Tests.

Appendix C: WISC-IV Subtest g-Loadings, by Age Group and OverallSample.

Appendix D: Psychometric, Theoretical, and QualitativeCharacteristics of the WISC-IV.

Appendix E: WISC-IV Interpretive Worksheet.

Appendix F1: General Ability Index (GAI) Conversion Table: U.S.and Canadian Norms.

Appendix F2: Cognitive Proficiency Index (CPI) ConversionTable.

Appendix G: Summary of Analyses of WISC-IV Indexes.

Appendix H: Norms Tables for Clinical Clusters.

Appendix I: Linking WISC-IV Assessment Results to EducationalStrategies and Instructional Supports.

References.

Annotated Bibliography.

Index.

About the CD-ROM.

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