by Cecil R. Reynolds, Handbook Of Psychological And Educational Assessment Of Children Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Handbook Of Psychological And Educational Assessment Of Children books, These essential volumes cover all aspects of child and adolescent assessment. Leading clinical scientists summarize the state of the science of assessment paradigms, instruments, and methods. With an emphasis on practical clinical considerations, chapters also delve into issues related to test development, psychometrics, and bias. Conveniently designed for reference or text use, this vast knowledge base has been synthesized into two volumes which may be purchased separately or together. This volume, PERSONALITY, BEHAVIOR, AND CONTEXT, reviews the use of projective methods, interviewing and obs.
by G. Goldstein, Handbook Of Psychological Assessment Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Handbook Of Psychological Assessment books, The field of psychological assessment has been undergoing rapid change. The second edition of this Handbook, published in 1990, appeared at the beginning of a decade marked by extensive advances in assessment in essentially all of its specialized areas. There are many new tests, new applications of established tests, and new test systems. Major revisions have appeared of established tests, notably the Wechsler intelligence scales. The time seemed right for a third edition, since even over the relatively brief period of ten years, many tests described in the second edition have been replaced, and are no longer commonly used. Furthermore, much new research in such areas as neuropsychology, cognitive science, and psychopathology have made major impacts on how many tests and other assessment procedures are used and interpreted. This third edition represents an effort to give the reader an overview of the many new developments in assessment, while still maintaining material on basic psychometric concepts in order for it to continue to serve as a comprehensive handbook for the student and professional.
by Donald H. Saklofske, The Oxford Handbook Of Child Psychological Assessment Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Child Psychological Assessment books, This handbook surveys clinical and educational considerations related to the foundations, models, special topics, and practice of psychological assessment.
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by Emilia C. Lopez, Handbook Of Multicultural School Psychology Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Handbook Of Multicultural School Psychology books, This comprehensive handbook offers a beautifully balanced view of the emerging field of multicultural school psychology. The opening section provides an historical overview of how the field has developed, and succeeding sections discuss multicultural issues related to consultation, instructional interventions, alternative assessment, academic assessment, vocational assessment, culturally sensitive counseling models, and working with families and special populations. Theory, research, and practice are integrated throughout. Key features of this exciting new book include: Interdisciplinary Perspective - Many chapters are written by authors from different disciplines, all of whom have multicultural expertise. The last chapter provides summarizing commentaries written by leaders in different disciplines. Scientist-Practitioner Focus - Evidence-based interventions for culturally and linguistically diverse students are provided for major competency areas such as consultation, counseling, and special programs (e.g., bilingual and multicultural education). Assessment Focus - Multicultural and bilingual assessment issues are discussed in the chapters covering language, cognitive, personality, behavioral, neuropsychological, vocational, acculturational, and academic assessment. Special Populations Focus - The needs of special populations such as culturally different parents, gifted and talented children, preschool children, migrant families, and children with low and high incidence learning disabilities are discussed in section VI. This book is appropriate for graduate courses and seminars dealing with multicultural school psychology. It is also a useful reference for researchers and practicing school psychologists and the libraries serving them.
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by Bruce A. Bracken, Psychoeducational Assessment Of Preschool Children Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Psychoeducational Assessment Of Preschool Children books, This fourth edition of Psychoeducational Assessment of Children and Youth continues the mission of its predecessors—to provide both academics and practitioners with a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the assessment of young children. Long recognized as the standard text and reference in its field, it is organized into four sections: Foundations; Ecological Assessment; Assessment of Cognitive Abilities; and Assessment of Specific Abilities. Key features of this new edition include: New Material—A thorough updating includes new material on environmental and home and family assessment plus new coverage of recently revised tests, including the Stanford-Binet V and the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children, 2e. Balanced Coverage—Sound theoretical coverage precedes and supports the book’s main focus on assessing the abilities, skills, behavior, and characteristics of young children. Expertise—Each chapter is written by a nationally recognized scholar and represents state-of-the-art coverage of its topic. Comprehensive and Flexible—The broad range and organization of topics covered makes the book suitable for both new and experienced examiners and for use as a text in graduate level courses on preschool assessment.
by Andrew S. Davis, PhD, Handbook Of Pediatric Neuropsychology Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Handbook Of Pediatric Neuropsychology books, ìBy far, the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of pediatric neuropsychology available in a single book today, Davis provides coverage of basic principles of pediatric neuropsychology, but overall the work highlights applications to daily practice and special problems encountered by the pediatric neuropsychologist.î Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD Texas A&M University "The breadth and depth of this body of work is impressive. Chapters written by some of the best researchers and authors in the field of pediatric neuropsychology address every possible perspective on brain-behavior relationships culminating in an encyclopedic textÖ. This [book] reflects how far and wide pediatric neuropsychology has come in the past 20 years and the promise of how far it will go in the next." Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, EdD, NCSP, ABPdN The Chicago School of Professional Psychology "...it would be hard to imagine a clinical situation in pediatric neuropsychology in whichthis book would fail as a valuable resource."--Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology "I believe there is much to recommend this hefty volume. It is a solid reference that I can see appreciating as a resource as I update my training bibliography."--Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society This landmark reference covers all aspects of pediatric neuropsychology from a research-based perspective, while presenting an applied focus with practical suggestions and guidelines for clinical practice. Useful both as a training manual for graduate students and as a comprehensive reference for experienced practitioners, it is an essential resource for those dealing with a pediatric population. This handbook provides an extensive overview of the most common medical conditions that neuropsychologists encounter while dealing with pediatric populations. It also discusses school-based issues such as special education law, consulting with school staff, and reintegrating children back into mainstream schools. It contains over 100 well-respected authors who are leading researchers in their respective fields. Additionally, each of the 95 chapters includes an up-to-date review of available research, resulting in the most comprehensive text on pediatric neuropsychology available in a single volume. Key Features: Provides thorough information on understanding functional neuroanatomy and development, and on using functional neuroimaging Highlights clinical practice issues, such as legal and ethical decision-making, dealing with child abuse and neglect, and working with school staff Describes a variety of professional issues that neuropsychologists must confront during their daily practice, such as ethics, multiculturalism, child abuse, forensics, and psychopharmacology
by Randy W. Kamphaus, Clinical Assessment Of Children S Intelligence Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Clinical Assessment Of Children S Intelligence books, Clinical Assessment of Children's Intelligence: A Handbook for Professional Practice investigates the most recent methods being utilized in assessing children's knowledge and aptitude. Valuable case studies, anecdotes, and research reports - written in an easily accessible style - provide up-to-date information in the field of intelligence testing. This lucid explanation of the principles of children's intelligence assessment and diagnostic practice offers in-depth coverage of a wide variety of tests. And, it explains step-by-step methods to be utilized when interpreting them. A uniform interpretative system that can be applied to all measures of intelligence is provided. Five comprehensive sections cover: psychological foundations, assessment foundations, interpretation and reporting, assessment tools, and advanced concepts and applications. One-on-one interviews lend thought-provoking input to issues being expressed by acknowledged professionals in the field. Dr. Kamphaus' explanations provide greater detail in addressing test bias issues and computer applications. Additional chapters explore the growing concern of ethics and practice standards as well as the assessment of exceptional children. A tour de force, this book takes the reader on a journey through the history of the assessment process, providing the most up-to-date information on testing available today.