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ERIC Number: ED398462
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 151
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9621429-6-4
Silver Drawing Test of Cognition and Emotion. Third Edition, Revised.
Silver, Rawley
This test, the Silver Drawing Test (SDT), evolved from a belief that the intelligence of children and adults who have poor language skills tends to be underestimated. The aim of the SDT is to provide an instrument for assessing the cognitive skills of individuals who have difficulty understanding others and making themselves understood. There are four goals: (1) to bypass language in evaluating the ability to solve conceptual problems; (2) to provide greater precision in evaluating cognitive strengths or weaknesses that might escape detection on verbal measures; (3) to facilitate the early identification of children or adolescents who may be depressed; and (4) to provide a pre-post instrument for assessing progress or the effectiveness of educational or therapeutic programs. Chapter 1 is an introduction. Chapter 2 presents theories underlying the SDT. Chapter 3 presents guidelines for administering the test and scoring results. Chapter 4 provides examples of scored response drawings. Chapter 5 summarizes studies of reliability and validity. Chapter 6 summarizes studies which used the SDT after the second edition was published. Chapter 7 ties assessment to intervention techniques. Contains 76 references, 26 tables, 42 figures, and 3 appendices: testing materials, normative data, and additional intervention techniques. (JBJ)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A