|aEssentials of testing and assessment :|ba practical guide for counselors, social workers, and psychologists /|cEdward S. Neukrug, R. Charles Fawcett.
|a2nd ed. (Inter. ed.)
|axx, 316 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 279-302) and index.
|aHistory and current professional issues: History of Testing and Assessment -- -- Ethical, Legal, And Professional Issues In Assessment -- -- Test Worthiness: Validity, Reliability, Practicality, and cross cultural fairness -- -- Statistical Concepts: Making Meaning Out Of raw scores -- -- Creating new scores to interpret test data -- -- Educational Assessment of Ability: Survey Battery, diagnostic, readiness, and cognitive ability tests -- -- Assessment of Intelligence -- -- 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, and records and personal documents -- -- Diagnosis in The Assessment Process -- -- The Assessment Report Process: The Interview, assessment techniques, environmental assessment, and the report.
|aThis undergraduate textbook examines how formal and informal tests are created, scored, and interpreted by mental health professionals when evaluating clients, and surveys the various techniques commonly used for assessing educational ability, intelligence, career and occupational aptitude, and clinical issues.