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ERIC Number: EJ989980
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jan
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: ISSN-0748-9633
Assessing Diagnostic Expertise of Counselors Using the Cochran-Weiss-Shanteau (CWS) Index
Witteman, Cilia L. M.; Weiss, David J.; Metzmacher, Martin
Journal of Counseling & Development, v90 n1 p30-34 Jan 2012
Counseling studies have shown that increasing experience is not always associated with better judgments. However, in such studies performance is assessed against external criteria, which may lack validity. The authors applied the Cochran-Weiss-Shanteau (CWS) index, which assesses the ability to consistently discriminate. Results showed that novice counselors performed almost on the same level as very experienced counselors. The authors thus replicated earlier findings with a novel approach: applying an internal coherence criterion. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands