Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment / Edition 2

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The WISC-IV is the top intelligence assessment instrument for children in the US, providing essential information into a child s cognitive functioning. Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment with CD-ROM, Second Edition presents professionals with step-by-step instruction on scoring and interpreting this test. Thoroughly updated, the new edition is now packaged with a CD-ROM for interpreting and scoring the WISC-IV. In addition, each chapter has been fully revised. Anyone involved in the psychological testing of children, specifically school psychologists and clinical psychologists, will benefit from this popular measure of intelligence.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470189153
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/4/2009
  • Series: Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series, #56
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 138,696
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Dawn P. Flanagan, PhD, is Professor of Psychology andDirector of the School of Psychology Training Programs at St.John's University in Jamaica, NY, and Clinical Assistant Professorat the Yale Child Study Center. She is the author or coauthor ofseveral popular books in the Essentials series, includingEssentials of WJ III Cognitive Abilities Assessment andEssentials of Cross-Battery Assessment.

Alan S. Kaufman, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at YaleUniversity's Child Study Center in the School of Medicine and theSeries Editor with Nadeen L. Kaufman of Wiley's Essentials ofPsychological Assessment series. Dr. Kaufman worked closelywith David Wechsler in the development and standardization of theWISC®-R, an earlier version of the test; has written numerousbooks on the Wechsler Scales and intelligence testing; and is theauthor of several popular assessment instruments usedworldwide.

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Table of Contents

Series Preface.



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.


Annotated Bibliography.


About the CD-ROM.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2013

    Highly Recommended

    This book is great reference book. Just know that this book does come with a CD which is great, but is not included when you purchase through Nook.

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