ERIC Number: ED126410
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Issues in Testing and the Design of Courses in Psychological Assessment and Diagnostics in Clinical and Counseling Psychology.
Dimond, Richard E.
This paper discusses issues in psychological testing and the design of courses in psychological assessment for students in clinical and counseling psychology. Prior to discussing the teaching of such courses, consideration is given to the role of assessment in an overall framework of clinical practice. Following this, topics such as the psychometric characteristcis of tests, the utility of the test battery versus the single test, and psychological test interpretation are discussed. An examination of these issues culminates in a two-course assessment sequence which possesses ecological validity and uniqueness of training approach. This sequence is offered for consideration as a model to others involved in similar training endeavors. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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