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Essentials of Psychological Testing (Essentials of Behavioral Science)An easy-to-understand overview of the key concepts of psychological testing Fully updated and revised, the second edition of Essentials of Psychological Testing surveys the basic principles of psychometrics, succinctly presents the information needed to understand and evaluate tests, and introduces readers to the major contemporary reference works in the field. This engaging, practical overview of the most relevant psychometric concepts and techniques provides the foundation necessary for advanc…

Essentials of Psychological TestingAn excellent primer on the key concepts of psychometrics Essentials of Psychological Testing surveys the basic principles of psychometrics, supplies the information needed to understand and evaluate tests, and introduces readers to the major contemporary reference works in the field. It is the only book to provide such a thorough and up-to-date overview of psychometrics in an engaging, accessible format. As part of the Essentials of Behavioral Science series, this book offers an overview of th…

Essentials of Psychological TestingThe fifth edition of this text instructs students on how to evaluate tests and testing practices and encourages them to try and develop new and better testing instruments to predict the controversies of the future….

Essentials of WISC-V Assessment (Essentials of Psychological Assessment)The comprehensive reference for informative WISC-V assessment Essentials of WISC-V Assessmentprovides step-by-step guidance for administering, scoring, and interpreting the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-V). Packed with practical tips for more accurate assessment, this informative guide includes numerous case studies that illustrate a range of real-world issues. Special attention is devoted to the assessment of individuals who have significant learning difficulties, such as learn…

Essentials of ADHD Assessment for Children and Adolescents (Essentials of Psychological Assessment)A comprehensive approach to accurate ADHD diagnosis In Essentials of ADHD Assessment in Children and Adolescents, the authors provide a clear and informative road map for practitioners seeking to conduct state-of-the-art assessments for one of the most common disorders of childhood. Drawing upon years of experience in conducting diagnostic evaluations of ADHD following best-practice standards, they emphasize the importance of a comprehensive evaluation, incorporating data from multiple sources,…

Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties (Essentials of Psychological Assessment)Practical, effective, evidence-based reading interventions that change students’ lives Essentials of Understanding and Assessing Reading Difficulties is a practical, accessible, in-depth guide to reading assessment and intervention. It provides a detailed discussion of the nature and causes of reading difficulties, which will help develop the knowledge and confidence needed to accurately assess why a student is struggling. Readers will learn a framework for organizing testing results from curre…

Essentials of WISC-V Assessment with Cross-Battery Assessment Software System 2.0 (X-BASS 2.0) Access Card Set (Essentials of Psychological Assessment)*This set includes The Essentials of WISC-V Assessment packaged with an access card to download version 2.0 of the Cross-Battery Assessment Software System (XBASS). The Essentials of WISC-V Assessment pairs perfectly with the companion software in this set for a user-friendly tool for producing psychometrically and theoretically defensible interpretations of WISC-V performance, and may be used to develop interventions based on each child’s strengths and weaknesses.   Essentials of WISC-V Assess…

Essentials of KTEA-3 and WIAT-III Assessment (Essentials of Psychological Assessment)Written by expert authors Kristina Breaux and Elizabeth Lichtenberger, Essentials of KTEA-3 and WIAT-III Assessment offers up-to-date, comprehensive, step-by-step instruction in the accurate and effective use of the newest editions of the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA-3) Comprehensive Form, KTEA-3 Brief Form, and the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT-III). Designed to provide in-depth information in an easy to use reference format, the book provides guidelines and tips f…

Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment (Essentials of Psychological Assessment)Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the WAIS®-IV Coauthored by Alan S. Kaufman, who was mentored by David Wechsler—the creator of the Wechsler scales—Essentials of WAIS®-IV Assessment, Second Edition is thoroughly revised and updated to provide beginning and seasoned clinicians with comprehensive step-by-step guidelines for effective use of the WAIS®-IV. This invaluable guide provides clinicians with a brand new interpretive pr…

Essentials of Assessment Report WritingInstructive guide to preparing informative and accurate assessment reports for a variety of individuals and settings Assessment reports are central to the diagnostic process and are used to inform parents, clients, and clinicians, among others, about academic problems, personality functioning, neuropsychological strengths and weaknesses, behavioral problems, and the like. Essentials of Assessment Report Writing provides handy, quick-reference information, using the popular Essentials format, fo…