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Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment

ISBN-10: 0471476919

ISBN-13: 9780471476917

Edition: 2004

Authors: Dawn P. Flanagan, Alan S. Kaufman

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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.
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/27/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Dawn P. Flanagan, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at St. John’s University in New York. She writes and conducts research on such topics as the structure of intelligence, psychoeducational assessment, learning disabilities evaluation and diagnosis, and professional issues in school psychology. Dr. Flanagan’s articles and chapters on these topics appear in school and clinical psychology journals and books. She is senior author of The Wechsler Intelligence Scales and Gf-Gc Theory: A Contemporary Approach to Interpretation , Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment , The Achievement Test Desk Reference (ATDR): Comprehensive Assessment of Learning Disabilities , Diagnosing Learning Disability in Adulthood , and Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment ; coauthor of The Intelligence Test Desk Reference (ITDR): Gf-Gc Cross-Battery Assessment and Essentials of WJ III Cognitive Assessment ; and coeditor of Clinical Use and Interpretation of the WJ III. Dr. Flanagan is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and Diplomate of the American Board of Psychological Specialties, as well as a past recipient of the APA’s Lightner Whitmer Award. Patti L. Harrison, PhD, is Professor in the School Psychology Program and Associate Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Alabama. She has conducted research on intelligence, adaptive behavior, and preschool assessment. Dr. Harrison’s articles and chapters on assessment topics appear in school and clinical psychology and special education journals and texts, and she has presented over 100 refereed and invited presentations on these topics at conferences of professional organizations in psychology and education. She was Editor of School Psychology Review and has been an editorial board member for several school psychology and related journals, including School Psychology Quarterly , the Journal of School Psychology , the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment , the American Journal on Mental Retardation , and Diagnostique .

Series Preface
Introduction and Overview
How to Administer the WISC-IV
How to Score the WISC-IV
How to Interpret the WISC-IV
Strengths and Weaknesses of the WISC-IV
Clinical Applications: A Review of Special Group Studies with the WISC-IV and Assessment of Low-Incidence Populations
Clinical Applications: Assessment of Gifted, Learning Disabled, and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations
Illustrative Case Reports
Definitions of CHC Abilities
CHC Abilities Measured by Major Intelligence Tests
WISC-IV Subtest g-Loadings, by Age Group and Overall Sample
Psychometric, Theoretical, and Qualitative Characteristics of the WISC-IV
WISC-IV Interpretive Worksheet
General Ability Index (GAI) Conversion Table
Summary of Analyses of WISC-IV Indexes
Norms Tables for Clinical Clusters
References
Annotated Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments
Authors
Contributors