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Handbook Of Psychological And Educational Assessment Of Chil : Intelligence & Achievement - Cecil R. Reynolds

Handbook Of Psychological And Educational Assessment Of Chil

Intelligence & Achievement

By: Cecil R. Reynolds (Editor), Randy W. Kamphaus (Editor)

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Now in an extensively revised and updated second edition, 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 that may be purchased separately or together. Intelligence, Aptitude, and Achievement surveys assessment of intelligence, learning styles, and academic achievement; covers historical issues and psychometric methods; and addresses diversity issues, ethical concerns, and special topics in mental testing. Personality, Behavior, and Context reviews the use of projective methods, interviewing and observation, and objective methods of assessing personality and behavior; discusses the assessment of specific syndromes and symptoms; and presents tools for assessing adaptive skills and the family context. Both volumes in the second edition have been substantially rewritten to include over a decade's worth of conceptual and empirical advances; numerous new and emerging applications; and the latest professional standards. Highlights of Intelligence, Aptitude, and Achievement include new chapters on applications of the KAIT and DAS, the value of multifactored and cross battery ability assessments, assessment of memory and of writing skills, preschool intellectual assessment, and assessment of children with language impairments or traumatic brain injury. Personality, Behavior, and Context features new chapters on classroom observations, structured diagnostic interviewing, ADHD assessment, uses of the BASC and the ASEBA, assessment of childhood anxiety, and more.

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"These volumes are the most current, comprehensive, and authoritative works available today on psychological and educational assessment of children. The Handbook is a thoroughly revised and updated version of the highly acclaimed first edition, published more than a decade ago. Kamphaus and Reynolds are, of course, two of the best-known scholars in the area of child assessment and have attracted lists of contributors that read like a 'who's who' in the field. The contributors have all managed to write informative yet engaging chapters where theory is nicely integrated into critical discussions of research. Perhaps most important, the information presented in these volumes easily translates into a 'take-home'"

General Issues
A History of the Development of Psychological and Educational Testingp. 3
A Practical Model for Test Developmentp. 24
Legal and Ethical Issues in the Assessment of Childrenp. 58
Measurement and Design Issues in Child Assessment Researchp. 79
Assessment of Intelligence and Learning Styles/Strategies
Clinical Interpretation of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children--Third Edition (WISC-III) Index Scoresp. 115
Assessing the Intelligence of Adolescents with the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale--Third Edition (WAIS-III)p. 147
Assessing the Intelligence of Adolescents with the Kaufman Adolescent and Adult Intelligence Test (KAIT)p. 174
Preschool Intellectual Assessmentp. 187
Clinical Assessment Practice with the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC)p. 204
Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale: Fourth Edition (SB4): Evaluating the Empirical Bases for Interpretationsp. 217
Assessing Diverse Populations with Nonverbal Tests of General Intelligencep. 243
Comprehensive Assessment of Child and Adolescent Memory: The Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning, the Test of Memory and Learning, and the California Verbal Learning Test--Children's Versionp. 275
Neuropsychological Perspectives on the Assessment of Childrenp. 305
Biological Approaches to the Assessment of Human Intelligencep. 325
Multifactored and Cross-Battery Ability Assessments: Are They Worth the Effort?p. 343
Assessment of Academic Skills
Advances in Criterion-Referenced Testing Methods and Practicesp. 377
Diagnostic Achievement Testing in Readingp. 405
Assessing the Writing Abilities and Instructional Needs of Studentsp. 419
Clinical Assessment of Children's Academic Achievementp. 438
Special Topics in Mental Testing
Conceptual and Technical Problems in Learning Disability Diagnosisp. 475
Visual-Motor Assessment of Childrenp. 498
Bias in Assessment of Aptitudep. 519
Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Childrenp. 563
Assessment of Creativity in Children and Adolescentsp. 584
Cognitive Abilities and Assessment of Children with Language Impairmentp. 608
Computerized Assessmentp. 628
Assessing the Psychological and Educational Needs of Children with Moderate and Severe Mental Retardationp. 671
Assessment of Children for Intervention Planning Following Traumatic Brain Injuryp. 685
Indexp. 707
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ISBN: 9781572308831
ISBN-10: 1572308834
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 550
Published: 1st August 2003
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 5.08
Weight (kg): 1.43
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition