ERIC Number: ED357522
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Best Practices in Assessment for School and Clinical Settings.
Vance, H. Booney, Ed.
This book is designed to provide insight into the ways in which psychologists conduct psychoeducational assessments in a variety of settings. Each contributed chapter gives a detailed and practical discussion of a particular assessment instrument or strategy along with a detailed case study. Chapters have the following titles and authors: "Defining Best Diagnostic Practices" (David A. Sabatino and others); "Best Practices in Informal Assessment" (Ted L. Miller); "Best Practices in the Vocational Assessment of Special Needs Learners" (G. Franklin Elrod and Dennis G. Tesolowski); "Developmental Assessment: Evaluation of Infants and Preschoolers" (Koressa Kutsick Malcolm); "Ascertaining Intellectual Functioning with Binet-Type Instruments" (David A. Sabatino); "Best Practices in Computer-Assisted Assessment" (Cleborne D. Maddux and LaMont Johnson); "Neuropsychological Assessment" (Lawrence E. Melamed); "Best Uses of the WISC-III" (Donald R. Jones and Susan James); "Assessment for Effective Instruction" (Samuel A. DiGangi and Suzanne P. Faykus); "Assessment of Social Skills and Peer Relations" (Kenneth W. Merrell); "Best Practices in Assessing Academic Achievement" (Belinda Lazarus); "Best Practices in Assessing Adaptive Behavior" (MaryAnn Demchak and Sarah Drinkwater); "Psychoeducational Assessment of Racial/Ethnic Minority Children and Youth" (Margaret R. Rogers); "Assessment of Conduct Problems, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents" (Steven K. Shapiro); "Best Practices in Preschool/Developmental Assessment" (Steven W. Lee and Annette M. Iverson); and "Future Trends in Assessment" (H. Booney Vance). References accompany each chapter. (JDD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Problems, Child Development, Clinical Diagnosis, Computer Assisted Testing, Diagnostic Tests, Disabilities, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Handicap Identification, Hyperactivity, Infants, Informal Assessment, Intelligence Tests, Interpersonal Competence, Minority Groups, Neuropsychology, Preschool Education, Psychoeducational Methods, Psychological Testing, Student Evaluation, Trend Analysis, Vocational Evaluation
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children