ERIC Number: EJ1159527
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Abstractor: As Provided
Development and Evaluation of Assessments for Counseling Professionals
Lenz, A. Stephen; Wester, Kelly L.
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v50 n4 p201-209 2017
It is imperative that counselors understand how to critically evaluate assessments before using them to make clinical decisions. This evaluation can be conducted through integrating the 5 sources of validity. Each source of validity is discussed, along with methods to appraise psychometric quality, throughout this special issue.
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Educational Assessment, Psychological Evaluation, Clinical Diagnosis, Counselor Training, Validity, Psychometrics, Standards, Scores, Inferences, Evidence Based Practice, Evaluation Criteria, Testing
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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