ERIC Number: ED382901
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Assessment in Counseling & Therapy. An ERIC/CASS Special Digest Collection. Complete Resource Edition.
Schafer, William D., Ed.
The purpose of this digest is to summarize major portions of the literature on assessment in counseling and therapy. In this collection of 32 digests, assessment is used to refer to assessment of clients as well as evaluations of program and counselor effectiveness. Recognized professionals have written about topics that are grouped into nine broad areas: (1) Assessment in Counselor Education and Evaluation--at all levels; (2) New Forms of Assessment--including performance assessment; (3) Assessment of Traits--particularly abilities, interests, self-concept, and temperament; (4) Assessment for Diagnosis--especially for children with disabilities; (5) Assessment in Career Development--focusing on different facets of the measurement of career interest; (6) Social Context of Assessment--addressing fair and ethical practices; (7) Modifications for Special Assessment Circumstances--such as computers and for children with disabilities; (8) School Psychologist's Roles in Assessment; and (9) Assessment Professionalism--including the need to look at research on evaluation and assessments. The document includes ERIC searches on assessments in counseling and therapy and an ERIC/CASS resource pack, containing information on submitting documents to ERIC and using the ERIC system. (JE)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Career Development, Counseling, Counselor Training, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Testing, Individual Testing, Institutional Evaluation, Performance Based Assessment, Performance Tests, Program Evaluation, School Psychologists, Student Evaluation, Testing
ERIC/CASS, School of Education, 101 Park Building, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27412-5001; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ($12.95 plus shipping).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Student Services, Greensboro, NC.; Association for Assessment in Counseling.
Identifiers: Assessment of Career Development; Diagnostic Research