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📝Essentials of Testing and Assessment A Practical Guide for Counselors Social Workers and Psychologists Book Synopsis : Comprehensive and easy to read, Neukrug and Fawcett’s ESSENTIALS OF TESTING AND ASSESSMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR COUNSELORS, SOCIAL WORKERS, AND PSYCHOLOGISTS, 3rd Edition, introduces learners to the concepts and applications of assessment and testing. Case vignettes, samples of real tests, and additional activities and exercises increase understanding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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📒Essentials Of Psychological Testing ✍ Susana Urbina
📝Essentials of Psychological Testing Book Synopsis : An easy-to-understand overview of the key concepts of psychological testing Fully updated and revised, the second edition of Essentials of Psychological Testing surveys the basic principles of psychometrics, succinctly presents the information needed to understand and evaluate tests, and introduces readers to the major contemporary reference works in the field. This engaging, practical overview of the most relevant psychometric concepts and techniques provides the foundation necessary for advanced study in the field of psychological assessment. Each clear, well-organized chapter includes new examples and references, featuring callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as “Test Yourself” questions that help gauge and reinforce readers’ grasp of the information covered. The author’s extensive experience and deep understanding of the concepts presented are evident throughout the book, particularly when readers are reminded that tests are tools and that, like all tools, they have limitations. Starting with a basic introduction to psychological tests, their historical development, and their uses, the book also covers the statistical procedures most frequently used in testing, the frames of reference for score interpretation, reliability, validity and test item considerations, as well as the latest guidelines for test selection, administration, scoring and reporting test results. Whether as an orientation for those new to the field, a refresher for those already acquainted with it, or as reference for seasoned clinicians, this book is an invaluable resource. SUSANA URBINA, PHD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of North Florida, where she taught courses in psychological testing and assessment. A Diplomate of the American Board of Assessment Psychology and a licensed psychologist, Dr. Urbina practiced in the field of psychological assessment for over a decade. She coauthored the seventh edition of Psychological Testing with Anne Anastasi and has published numerous articles and reviews in the area of psychological testing.
📒Essentials Of Neuropsychological Assessment ✍ Nancy Hebben
📝Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment Book Synopsis : Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the most popular neuropsychological assessment instruments Neuropsychological testing can identify changes in cognition, behavior, and emotion; aid in determining the cause of a disorder or developmental problem; and assist clinicians in planning treatment and rehabilitation. To use these tests properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret them. Now fully revised and in a second edition, Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment is that source. Completely updated to include the most current instruments, including the Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System (D-KEFS), the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fourth Edition (WISC-IV), the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Fourth Edition (WAIS-IV), and the Wechsler Memory Scale-Fourth Edition (WMS-IV), Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition presents an overview of the assumptions, logic, knowledge base, and skills underlying the practice of neuropsychological assessment. Neuropsychological experts Nancy Hebben and William Milberg describe how clinical history, behavioral observations, and formal test results are used to make inferences about the contribution of brain dysfunction to psychological functioning. 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 major neuropsychological assessment instruments. 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. Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition provides comprehensive instruction on neuropsychological test administration, scoring, interpretation, and report writing. It also addresses practical and conceptual issues related to neuropsychological assessment in geriatric, pediatric, forensic, and other specialized settings. Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment, Second Edition Essentials of WIAT-II and KTEA-II Assessment Essentials of WJ IIITM Cognitive Abilities Assessment Essentials of WJ IIITM Tests of Achievement Assessment Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition Essentials of KABC-II Assessment Essentials of NEPSY Assessment Essentials of Executive Function Assessment Essentials of Processing Assessment
📒Assessment For Counselors ✍ Bradley Erford
📝Assessment for Counselors Book Synopsis : Erford’s book presents a broad overview of basic issues in psychological and educational assessment. The book familiarizes students with the essentials of testing, covering such concepts as ethical, legal, and diversity issues; reliability, validity, and test construction; and the pertinent tests needed by professional counselors to conduct thorough and effective assessments. Erford’s guidance on basic procedures such as test selection, as well as the book’s examples and applications relevant to a range of practices and clientele, help students learn how and when to use the correct assessment tools with diverse clients. In addition, the author and other contributors focus on the importance of counselor identity and the essentials of this complex field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Essentials Of Wiat Ii And Ktea Ii Assessment ✍ Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger
📝Essentials of WIAT II and KTEA II Assessment Book Synopsis : Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the WIAT(r)-II and KTEA-II The Wechsler(r) Individual Achievement Test, Second Edition (WIAT(r)-II) and the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement, Second Edition (KTEA-II) are two popular measures of individual achievement. Both tests assess adult and child performance on academic skills and problem-solving abilities. Essentials of WIAT(r)-II and KTEA-II Assessment provides the definitive guide to administering, scoring, and interpreting the WIAT(r)-II and the KTEA-II. 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 major psychological assessment instruments. 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 best source of information on the WIAT(r)-II and the KTEA-II, Essentials of WIAT(r)-II and KTEA-II Assessment provides students and practitioners with an unparalleled resource for learning and application, including expert assessment of relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on clinical applications, and illuminating case reports. Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: * Essentials of WISC(r)-IV Assessment * Essentials of Stanford-Binet (SB5) Assessment * Essentials of Assessment Report Writing * Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment * Essentials of WJ III(r) Cognitive Abilities Assessment * Essentials of WJ III(r) Tests of Achievement Assessment * Essentials of WAIS(r)-III Assessment * Essentials of WPPSI-III Assessment * Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment * Essentials of KABC-II Assessment
📒Essentials Of Personnel Assessment And Selection ✍ Scott Highhouse
📝Essentials of Personnel Assessment and Selection Book Synopsis : This second edition provides managers and students the nuts and bolts of assessment processes and selection techniques. With this knowledge, managers learn to make informed personnel decisions based on the results of tests and assessments. The book emphasizes that employee performance predictions require well-formed hypotheses about personal characteristics that may be related to valued behavior at work. It also stresses the need for developing a theory of the attribute one hypothesizes as a predictor—a thought process too often missing from work on selection procedures. Topics such as team-member selection, situational judgment tests, nontraditional tests, individual assessment, and testing for diversity are explored. The book covers both basic and advanced concepts in personnel selection in a straightforward, readable style intended to be used in both undergraduate and graduate courses in Personnel Selection and Assessment.
📒Essentials Of Gifted Assessment ✍ Steven I. Pfeiffer
📝Essentials of Gifted Assessment Book Synopsis : A comprehensive guide to identifying and supporting uniquely bright and talented learners Early identification and intervention greatly benefits gifted students who may otherwise never realize their full potential. Essentials of Gifted Assessment is an evidence-based overview of what makes students gifted, how giftedness is best identified, and strategies for promoting achievement in high-ability students. Author Steven Pfeiffer is a leading expert in the field of gifted assessment and in Essentials of Gifted Assessment he presents his influential tripartite model of giftedness. This model goes well beyond the 20th-century focus on IQ scores, taking into account achievement and potential in a variety of areas for a more nuanced and practical perspective. With reference to this and other models, Essentials of Gifted Assessment reviews a range of assessment tools for their research-supported validity and clinical utility. Each chapter contains self-test questions and quick-reference boxes that facilitate both retention of new information and later review. Steven Pfeiffer has also dedicated a chapter to answering the most Frequently Asked Questions about gifted assessment. Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of Processing Assessment, 2e Essentials of WIAT®-II and KTEA-II Assessment Essentials of WJ IV® Tests of Achievement Essentials of WPPSI-IV Assessment Essentials of Planning, Selecting, and Tailoring Interventions for Unique Learners Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions
📒Essentials Of Wisc Iv Assessment ✍ Dawn P. Flanagan
📝Essentials of WISC IV Assessment Book Synopsis : A successor to the extremely popular Essentials of WISC-III/WPPSI-R Assessment(0-471-34501-6), Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment provides beginning and seasoned clinicians comprehensive guidelines to administering, scoring, and interpreting the latest revision of the Wechsler Intelligence Scales for Children. Featuring the popular Essentials format of call-out boxes, Test Yourself questions and step-by-step instructions, this handy resource also includes strengths and weaknesses of the instrument, practical clinical applications, and illustrative case reports. This detailed guide to using this immensely popular measure of intelligence is a must-have for anyone involved in the psychological testing of children.
📒Essentials Of Assessment With Brief Intelligence Tests ✍ Susan R. Homack
📝Essentials of Assessment with Brief Intelligence Tests Book Synopsis : Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret various brief intelligence tests Essentials of Assessment with Brief Intelligence Tests efficiently presents, in the popular Essentials format, concise information on the range of brief intelligence tests that are used most often in school and clinical practices and provides an overview and definition of brief intelligence testing as well as its uses and limitations. Sample evaluations using brief intelligence tests are also included. This compact and easy-to-use book includes coverage of: * The Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test-Second Edition (KBIT-2) * Reynolds Intellectual Screening Test (RIST) * Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI) * Wide Range Intelligence Test (WRIT) As part of the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this volume provides information mental health professionals need to practice knowledgably, efficiently, and ethically in today's behavioral healthcare environment. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as "Test Yourself" questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. Essentials of Assessment with Brief Intelligence Tests includes vital, yet succinct, information on the four most commonly used brief intelligence tests and equips clinicians including school psychologists, clinical psychologists, and learning specialists with the knowledge and skills to make optimal use of these important tests. Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales (SB5) Assessment Essentials of WISC?-IV Assessment Essentials of WIAT?-II and KTEA-II Assessment Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment Essentials of WJ III Cognitive Abilities Assessment Essentials of WJ III Tests of Achievement Assessment Essentials of WPPSI-III Assessment Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment Essentials of KABC-II Assessment Essentials of NEPSY? Assessment Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of WMS?-III Assessment