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Psychological Assessment and Report Writing - Karen B. Goldfinger

Psychological Assessment and Report Writing

Paperback Published: 7th May 2013
ISBN: 9781452259109
Number Of Pages: 256

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Outlining a step-by-step assessment model, Psychological Assessment and Report Writing, Second Edition covers five key topics central to psychological assessment: understanding the context of a referral; determining what data is needed to answer referral questions; gathering the data; integrating the data; and communicating the findings. Authors Karen Goldfinger and Andrew M. Pomerantz review each facet of psychological assessment and report writing-providing how-to instructions and alerting readers to a myriad of issues they must consider when conducting assessments in clinical, forensic, or educational environments. Filled with varied case examples that promote interest and meet instructional requirements, including one detailed case study that recurs throughout multiple chapters, the book uses sidebars and question and answer sections to encourage readers to consider their own case material and use critical thinking skills as they review each section of the model.

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Context: The Framework for the Report Chapter 3 Cultural Competence in Psychological Assessment Chapter 4 Evidence-Based Psychological Assessment Chapter 5 Gathering Information Chapter 6 Gathering Information: Measures of Intellectual, Academic, and Neuropsychological Functioning Chapter 7 Gathering Information: Measures of Personality Chapter 8 Gathering Information: Clinical Interviews, Review of Records, and Measures of Behavioral and Emotional Functioning Chapter 9 Technological Advances in Assessment Chapter 10 Drawing Conclusions Chapter 11 Form and Content of the Assessment Report Chapter 12 Feedback after Psychological Testing Chapter 13 Writing Style Chapter 14 Ethics of Assessment and Report Writing Chapter 15 Legal Issues in Assessment and Report Writing

ISBN: 9781452259109
ISBN-10: 1452259100
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 7th May 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.9  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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