Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals

Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals

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Text is appropriate for courses in assessment in counseling, psychological testing, and tests and measurement.

The leading text in appraisal for counselors. This thorough overview of appraisal covers basic measurement theory and all relevant tests. It provides guidance on how and when to use tests in different environments with different populations, and it provides practical suggestions on basic procedures like test selection, administration, and reporting.
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  • Hardback | 540 pages
  • 190.5 x 246.4 x 31mm | 1,011.52g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130805904
  • 9780130805904

Table of contents

1. Models for Test Use and Selection.

2. Statistical Concepts

3. Measurement Concepts.

4. Locating and Selecting Tests.

5. How to Administer Tests.

6. Scoring and Interpreting Tests.

7. Ability and Intelligence Testing.

8. Aptitude Testing.

9. Achievement Testing.

10. Career and Employment Testing.

11. Personality Testing.

12. Assessment of Adjustment.

13. Learning Styles.

14. Assessment of Development.

15. Environmental Assessment.

16. The Computer in Assessment.

17. Alternate and Authentic Assessment Techniques.

18. Working with Special Populations.

19. Multicultural Assessment.

20. Test-Taking Skills.

21. School Testing Programs.

22. Communicating Test Results to Clients, Parents, and Professionals.

23. Written Test Reports.

24. Legal and Ethical Concerns and Issues in Testing.

25. Current Trends and Issues.

26. Appendix A: Tests.

Appendix B: Test Publishers and Distributors.



Name Index.

Subject Index.

Test Index.
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