Essentials of Testing and Assessment A Practical Guide for Counselors, Social Workers, and Psychologists

ISBN-10: 0495604585

ISBN-13: 9780495604587

Edition: 2nd 2010

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List price: $149.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/10/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Charles Fawcett is a doctoral student at the University of Virginia. He is formerly a Faculty Lecturer at Old Dominion University where he also received his M.S. Ed. in Counseling. His therapy experience includes working with individuals, couples, and families at an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) as well as leading substance abuse groups. Charles previously served 10 years as a Naval Flight Officer and Bombardier/Navigator in the A-6 Intruder.

History And Current Professional Issues
History of Testing and Assessment
Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Assessment
Test Worthiness And Test Statistics
Test Worthiness: Validity, Reliability, Practicality and Cross-Cultural Fairness
Statistical Concepts: Making Meaning out of Raw Scores
Statistical Concepts: Creating New Scores to Interpret Test Data
Commonly -Used Assessment Techniques
Assessment of Educational Ability: Survey Battery, Diagnostic, Readiness and Cognitive Ability Tests
Intellectual and Cognitive Functioning: Intelligence Testing and Neuropsychological Assessment
Career and Occupational Assessment: Interest Inventories, Multiple Aptitude and Special Aptitude Tests
Clinical Assessment: Objective and Projective Personality Tests
Informal Assessment: Observation, Rating Scales, Classification Methods, Environmental Assessment, Records and Personal Documents and Performance-Based Assessment
Diagnosis And Writing The Assessment Report
Diagnosis in the Assessment Process
The Assessment Report Process: The Interview, Assessment Techniques, Environmental Assessment, and the Report
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