Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals
For courses in tests and measurements in counseling and psychology. The leading guide to appraisal procedures for counselors, this readable, up-to-date volume offers future counselors, social workers, and other helping professionals a thorough overview of basic measurement theory and all relevant tests, carefully aligned to a broad array of assessment vehicles. Through clear, straightforward prose, students receive practical guidance on such topics as test selection, administration, interpretation, and reporting; along with thoughtful advice on how and when to use testing in diverse environments with diverse populations. Current topics in counseling receive appropriate attention; there is solid coverage of national standards; and the trend toward high-stakes testing is thoroughly explored.
- Hardback | 496 pages
- 195.6 x 241.3 x 27.9mm | 943.49g
- 20 Aug 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 5th edition
Table of contents
1. Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Appraisal. 2. Legal and Ethical Concerns and Issues in Testing. 3. Statistical Concepts. 4. Measurement Concepts. 5. Process and Procedures of Testing. 6. Ability and Intelligence Testing. 7. Aptitude Testing. 8. Achievement Testing and Alternate Forms of Assessment. 9. Career and Employment Testing. 10. Personality Assessment. 11. Clinical Assessment. 12. Assessment of Development. 13. Environmental Assessment. 14. The Computer in Assessment. 15. Working With Diverse Populations. 16. Assessment Issues in Education. 17. Communicating Test Results. Appendix A: Tests. Appendix B: Test Publishers and Distributors. Glossary. References. Name Index. Subject Index. Test Index.