Essentials Of Testing And Assessment: A Practical Guide For Counselors, Social Workers, And Psychologists by Edward S. NeukrugEssentials Of Testing And Assessment: A Practical Guide For Counselors, Social Workers, And Psychologists by Edward S. Neukrug

Essentials Of Testing And Assessment: A Practical Guide For Counselors, Social Workers, And…

byEdward S. Neukrug, R. Charles Fawcett

Paperback | January 1, 2014

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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.
Edward S. Neukrug is the former Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling and currently Professor of Counseling and Human Services at Old Dominion University, Dr. Edward S. Neukrug has taught counselor education and human services for over thirty years. In addition, he has worked as a substance abuse counselor, a...
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Title:Essentials Of Testing And Assessment: A Practical Guide For Counselors, Social Workers, And…Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9 × 7.2 × 0.7 inPublished:January 1, 2014Publisher:Brooks ColeLanguage:English

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Section I: UNDERSTANDING THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS: HISTORY, ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES, DIAGNOSIS, AND THE ASSESSMENT REPORT. 1. History of Testing and Assessment.2. Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Assessment.3. Diagnosis in the Assessment Process.4. The Assessment Report Process: Interviewing the Client and Writing the Report.Section II: TEST WORTHINESS AND TEST STATISTICS. 5. Test Worthiness: Validity, Reliability, Cross-Cultural Fairness, and Practicality.6. Statistical Concepts: Making Meaning Out of Raw Scores.7. Statistical Concepts: Creating New Scores to Interpret Test Data.Section III: COMMONLY USED ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES. 8. Assessment of Educational Ability: Survey Battery, Diagnostic, Readiness, and Cognitive Ability Tests.9. Intellectual and Cognitive Functioning: Intelligence Testing and Neuropsychological Assessment.10. Career and Occupational Assessment: Interest Inventories, Multiple Aptitude, and Special Aptitude Tests.11. Clinical Assessment: Objective and Projective Personality Tests.12. Informal Assessment: Observation, Rating Scales, Classification Methods, Environmental Assessments, Records and Personal Documents, and Performance-Based Assessment.