Essentials of WAIS�-IV Assessment

ISBN-10: 1118271882

ISBN-13: 9781118271889

Edition: 2nd 2013

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Description: Essentials of WAIS®–IV Assessment:Complete coverage of administration, scoring,interpretation, and reportingExpert advice on avoiding common pitfallsConveniently formatted for rapid referenceQuickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the WAIS®–IVCoauthored by Alan Kaufman, who was mentored by David Wechsler, the creator of the Wechsler scales, Essentials of WAIS®–IV Assessment provides beginning and seasoned clinicians with comprehensive step–by–step guidelines to administering, scoring, and interpreting this latest revision of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale®.Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health practitioners quickly acquire the basic knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of a major psychological assessment instrument. 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.Offering a clinically rich and innovative theory–based interpretive system, as well as a neuro–psychologically based interpretive approach articulated in detail by Dr. George McCloskey in an invited chapter, this book offers state–of–the–art interpretation of the most popular intelligence test for adults. In addition, the book is packaged with an accompanying CD–ROM containing scoring tables, case report material, worksheets, and a user–friendly software program that fully automates the interpretive system, making Essentials of WAIS®–IV Assessment the best and most authoritative resource of information on this test.Note: CD–ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Book details

List price: $45.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 12/14/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Series Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction and Overview
How to Administer the WAIS-IV
How to Score the WAIS-IV
How to Interpret the WAIS-IV: Conceptual and Clinical Foundations
How to Interpret the WAIS-IV: Step-by-Step
Clinical Applications I: A Neuropsychological Approach to Interpretation of the WAIS-IV and the Use of the WAIS-IV in Learning Disability Assessments
Clinical Applications II: Age and Intelligence Across the Adult Life Span
Clinical Applications III: WAIS-IV Use With Special Groups, Practice Effects, and Gender Differences
Strengths and Weaknesses of the WAIS-IV
Illustrative Case Reports
The Initial Digital Adaptation of the WAIS-IV
Annotated Bibliography
About the Authors
Author Index
Subject Index
About the CD-ROM
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