Handbook of Psychological and Educational Assessment of Children: Personality, Behavior, and Context

Handbook of Psychological and Educational Assessment of Children: Personality, Behavior, and Context

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898623925
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/1990
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 618
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Cecil R. Reynolds , Harrington Education Center , Texas A + M University , College Station , Texas.

Table of Contents


I. General Issues
1. Personality Assessment Research: Applying Criteria of Confidence and Helpfulness
David W. Barnett, Gregg Macmann, and Francis E. Lentz, Jr.
2. Procedural Issues Associated with the Behavioral Assessment of Children
Christopher H. Skinner, Jennifer T. Freeland, and Edward S. Shapiro

II. Projective Methods
3. The Projective Hypothesis and Development of Projective Techniques for Children
Louis A. Chandler
4. Projective Storytelling Techniques
James L. Dupree and Frances Prevatt
5. Evaluation of Projective Drawings
Howard M. Knoff
6. The Sentence Completion as a Tool for Assessing Emotional Disturbance
Ruth Adlof Haak
7. Using the Rorschach with Children and Adolescents: The Exner Comprehensive System
Jerry C. Allen and Jillayne Hollifield
8. Use of the Holtzman Inkblot Technique (HIT) with Children
Wayne H. Holtzman and Jon Swartz

III. Interviewing and Observations
9. Using the Clinical Interview to Assess Children's Interpersonal Reasoning and Emotional Understanding
Janet A. Welsh and Karen Lin Bierman
10. Structured Diagnostic Interviewing
Bryan R. Loney and Paul J. Frick
11. Direct Behavioral Observation for Classrooms
Anne Pierce Winsor

IV. Specific Syndromes and Symptoms
12. Assessment of Childhood Depression
Semrud-Clikeman, Laura Bennett, and Laura Guli
13. The Assessment of Attention via Continuous Performance Tests
Cynthia A. Riccio and Cecil R. Reynolds
14. Assessment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Shari Neul, Heather Applegate, and Ron Drabman

V. Objective Methods
15. Multisource and Multidimensional Object Assessment of Adjustment: The Personality Inventory for Children, Second Edition; Personality Inventory for Youth; and Student Behavior Survey
David Lachar and Christian P. Gruber
16. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Adolescent
Ellen W. Rowe
17. The Behavior Assessment System for Children
Jennifer Thorpe, Randy W. Kamphaus, and Cecil R. Reynolds
18. The Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment
Thomas M. Achenbach and Stephanie McConaughy

VI. Assessment of Adaptive Skills/Behavior
19. Assessing Social Competence in Children and Adolescents
Timothy A. Cavell, Barbara T. Meehan, and Samuel E. Fiala
20. Adaptive Behavior Scales
Randy W. Kamphaus

VII. Advanced Topics
21. Assessing the Family Context
Cindy I. Carlson
22. Issues in Child Custody Evaluation and Testimony
Patrice H. Butterfield
23. Assessment of Childhood Anxiety
Kelly RobinsonI. General Issues
1. Personality Assessment Research: Applying Criteria of Confidence and Helpfulness
David W. Barnett, Gregg Macmann, and Francis E. Lentz, Jr.
2. Procedural Issues Associated with the Behavioral Assessment of Children
Christopher H. Skinner, Jennifer T. Freeland, and Edward S. Shapiro

II. Projective Methods
3. The Projective Hypothesis and Development of Projective Techniques for Children
Louis A. Chandler
4. Projective Storytelling Techniques
James L. Dupree and Frances Prevatt
5. Evaluation of Projective Drawings
Howard M. Knoff
6. The Sentence Completion as a Tool for Assessing Emotional Disturbance
Ruth Adlof Haak
7. Using the Rorschach with Children and Adolescents: The Exner Comprehensive System
Jerry C. Allen and Jillayne Hollifield
8. Use of the Holtzman Inkblot Technique (HIT) with Children
Wayne H. Holtzman and Jon Swartz

III. Interviewing and Observations
9. Using the Clinical Interview to Assess Children's Interpersonal Reasoning and Emotional Understanding
Janet A. Welsh and Karen Lin Bierman
10. Structured Diagnostic Interviewing
Bryan R. Loney and Paul J. Frick
11. Direct Behavioral Observation for Classrooms
Anne Pierce Winsor

IV. Specific Syndromes and Symptoms
12. Assessment of Childhood Depression
Semrud-Clikeman, Laura Bennett, and Laura Guli
13. The Assessment of Attention via Continuous Performance Tests
Cynthia A. Riccio and Cecil R. Reynolds
14. Assessment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Shari Neul, Heather Applegate, and Ron Drabman

V. Objective Methods
15. Multisource and Multidimensional Object Assessment of Adjustment: The Personality Inventory for Children, Second Edition; Personality Inventory for Youth; and Student Behavior Survey
David Lachar and Christian P. Gruber
16. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Adolescent
Ellen W. Rowe
17. The Behavior Assessment System for Children
Jennifer Thorpe, Randy W. Kamphaus, and Cecil R. Reynolds
18. The Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment
Thomas M. Achenbach and Stephanie McConaughy

VI. Assessment of Adaptive Skills/Behavior
19. Assessing Social Competence in Children and Adolescents
Timothy A. Cavell, Barbara T. Meehan, and Samuel E. Fiala
20. Adaptive Behavior Scales
Randy W. Kamphaus

VII. Advanced Topics
21. Assessing the Family Context
Cindy I. Carlson
22. Issues in Child Custody Evaluation and Testimony
Patrice H. Butterfield
23. Assessment of Childhood Anxiety
Kelly Robinson

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