ISBN-10:
0124046975
ISBN-13:
9780124046979
Pub. Date:
06/22/2015
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
WISC-V Assessment and Interpretation: Scientist-Practitioner Perspectives

WISC-V Assessment and Interpretation: Scientist-Practitioner Perspectives

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ISBN-13: 9780124046979
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 06/22/2015
Series: Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional Series
Pages: 456
Sales rank: 427,638
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Lawrence G. Weiss, PhD is Vice President of Test Development for Pearson Clinical Assessment. He oversees a department of 150 professionals and is responsible for all research and test development activities related to the company’s psychological, educational, speech, language, and occupational therapy assessment products as well as post college admissions tests. He also advises on test development activities for the company’s international business partners around the globe including Pearson Clinical Assessment offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, The Netherlands, India, China, Spain, and Brazil.

Dr. Weiss has presented widely on intelligence in more than a dozen countries. He has authored or co-authored the following 7 graduate level text books:

• WISC-III Cross Cultural Analyses: Culture and Children’s Intelligence (2003)

• WISC-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation (2005)

• WISC-IV Advanced Clinical Interpretation (2006)

• WISC-IV Clinical Use and Intervention (2008)

• WAIS-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation (2010)

• BAYLEY-III Clinical Use and Interpretation (2010)

• Advanced Clinical Assessment with WAIS-IV and WMS-IV (2013)

Some of his books have been translated into Spanish, Japanese, and Korean. In addition, he has authored or coauthored approximately 30 journal articles, 12 technical reports, and 10 other book chapters.

Dr. Weiss holds a PhD degree in industrial and organizational psychology from Texas A&M University, and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Trinity University. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife of 28 years, Judy Ann. The Weiss’ have two adult sons.

Dr. Donald H. Saklofske is Professor, Department of Psychology at The University of Western Ontario, Visiting Professor at Beijing Normal University and International Research Associate, University of Florence. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the Canadian Psychological Association. Don's research focuses on personality, intelligence, individual differences and psychological assessment. He has published more than 300 journal articles, book chapters and books. He is Editor-in-Chief of Personality and Individual Differences and Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

Table of Contents

Part I: Applied Considerations

Chapter 1: WISC-V: Advances in the Assessment of Intelligence Lawrence G. Weiss, Donald H. Saklofske, James A. Holdnack, and Aurelio Prifitera

Chapter 2: Practical Issues in WISC–V Administration and Scoring Dustin Wahlstrom, Lawrence G. Weiss and Donald H. Saklofske

Chapter 3: Practical Considerations in WISC-V Interpretation and Intervention A. Lynne Beal, James A. Holdnack, Donald H. Saklofske, and Lawrence G. Weiss

Part II: Theoretical Considerations

Chapter 4: Theoretical and Clinical Foundations of the WISC-V Index Scores Lawrence G. Weiss, James A. Holdnack, Donald H. Saklofske, and Aurelio Prifitera

Chapter 5: WISC-V Use in Societal Context Lawrence G. Weiss, Victoria Locke, Tianshu Pan, Jossette G. Harris, Donald H. Saklofske and Aurelio Prifitera

Chapter 6: The Flynn Effect and its Clinical Implications Jacques Grégoire, Mark Daniel, Antolin M. Llorente and Lawrence G. Weiss

Part III: Clinical Considerations

Chapter 7: Testing Hispanics with WISC-V and WISC-IV Spanish Lawrence G. Weiss, Maria R. Munoz, and Aurelio Prifitera

Chapter 8: WISC-V and the Evolving Role of Intelligence Testing in the Assessment of Learning Disabilities Donald H. Saklofske, Lawrence G. Weiss, Kristina Breaux, and A. Lynne Beal

Chapter 9: Translating Scientific Progress in Dyslexia into Twenty-first Century Diagnosis and Interventions Bennett A. Shaywitz, Lawrence G. Weiss, Donald H. Saklofske and Sally E. Shaywitz

Chapter 10: Issues Related to the WISC-V Assessment of Cognitive Functioning in Clinical and Special Groups Jessie L. Miller, Donald H. Saklofske, Lawrence G. Weiss, Lisa Drozdick, Antolin M. Llorente, James A. Holdnack, and Aurelio Prifitera

Part IV: Current and Future Directions

Chapter 11: Digital Assessment with Q-Interactive Dustin Wahlstrom, Mark Daniel, Lawrence G. Weiss and Aurelio Prifitera

Chapter 12: WISC-V and the Personalized Assessment Approach James A. Holdnack, Aurelio Prifitera, Lawrence G. Weiss, and Donald H. Saklofske

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