Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidentlyadminister, score, and interpret nonverbal assessment testsEssentials of Nonverbal Assessment covers the nine most widely usednonverbal assessment teststhe Comprehensive Test of NonverbalIntelligence (C-TONI); Tests of Nonverbal Intelligence-III(TONI-III); Universal Nonverbal Intelligence Test (UNIT); Leiter-R;Beta, Third Edition (Beta-III); Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT);General Ability Measure for Adults (GAMA); Naglieri NonverbalAbility Test, Multilevel Form (NNAT); and Raven's ProgressMatrices. To use the tests properly, professionals need anauthoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer,score, and interpret these tests. Written by Drs. McCallum andBracken (creators of the UNIT) and Dr. Wasserman of the Universityof Tennessee, Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment is that source.Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries, this book is designed to help busy mental healthprofessionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need tomake optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments.Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlightingkey concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material,as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce yourgrasp of the information covered.Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment includes vital information abouteach of the nonverbal tests, including practical interpretationscales. The authors provide step-by-step guidance on testadministration, scoring, and interpretation, along with theirexpert assessment of the tests' relative strengths and weaknesses,valuable advice on their clinical applications, and severalilluminating case reports.Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries:Essentials of WAIS-III AssessmenEssentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development-IIAssessmentEssentials of WISC-III and WPPSI-R AssessmentEssentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator AssessmentEssentials of Rorschach AssessmentEssentials of Career Interest AssessmentEssentials of Cognitive Assessment with KAIT and Other KaufmanMeasuresEssentials of Cross-Battery Assessment
About the Author
STEVE McCALLUM, PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.BRUCE BRACKEN, PhD, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.JOHN WASSERMAN, PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Overview: Assessing Diverse Populations with NonverbalTests of IntelligenceChapter 2. Unidimensional Nonverbal Tests.Chapter 3. Multidimensional Nonverbal Intelligence Tests:Administration, Scoring,and Interpretation of the UNIT.Chapter 4. Multidimensional Nonverbal Intelligence Tests: Strenghtsand Weaknessesand Clinical Applications of the UNIT.Chapter 5. Multidimensional Nonverbal Intelligence Tests:Administration, Scoring,and Interpretation of the Leiter-R.Chapter 6. Multidimensional Nonverbal Intelligence Tests: Strenghtsand Weaknessesand Clincial Applications of the Leiter-R.