Bayley III Clinical Use and Interpretation

Bayley III Clinical Use and Interpretation
Author: Lawrence G. Weiss,Thomas Oakland,Glen P. Aylward
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2010-07-19
ISBN 10: 9780080921075
ISBN 13: 0080921078
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bayley III Clinical Use and Interpretation Book Review:

One of the most widely used assessments of infants and toddlers, the BAYLEY-III measures the major areas of development including cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning. This book provides an introduction into use of the BAYLEY-III in each of these five areas. For each of these areas, individual chapters cover the relevant test content, administration, scoring, interpretation, strengths / concerns, and uses in clinical populations. Each chapter also includes a real life case study demonstrating typical performance of a child with delays one of the five areas of development. The book concludes with a special chapter on procedures for brief neurodevelopmental screening of infants in pediatric settings. Covering all major areas of development, the book is informative for a wide range of professionals who use the BAYLEY-III to evaluate development of infants and toddlers from multiple perspectives including psychology, speech and language, and occupational/physical therapy. Provides an overview of the theoretical background and structure of BAYLEY-III written by the lead Research Director Introduces practitioners to the test content in each of the five major areas of child development covered by the BAYLEY-III: cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive functioning Readers will learn how to competently administer, score, and interpret each of the five scales in the BAYLEY-III Explains the strengths and limitations of the test in each of the five areas it measures Instructs readers on uses of the test in specific clinical populations Includes five case studies showing typical patterns of children delayed in one of the five areas of development Concludes with a special chapter on neurodevelopmental screening procedures in pediatric settings

Bayley 4 Clinical Use and Interpretation

Bayley 4 Clinical Use and Interpretation
Author: Glen P. Aylward
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2020-02-08
ISBN 10: 0128177551
ISBN 13: 9780128177556
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bayley 4 Clinical Use and Interpretation Book Review:

Bayley 4 Clinical Use and Interpretation provides clinicians with a guide for use, administration, scoring and interpretation of the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, Fourth Edition. The book begins with why and how the Bayley 4 was revised. Separate chapters discuss the clinical use and interpretation of the cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional and adaptive scales, each with illustrative clinical cases. Recommendations are provided to aid clinicians in the efficiency of test administration, as well as how to interpret and integrate results within a diagnostic assessment format and in planning intervention. The clinical validity of the Bayley 4 is demonstrated for eight clinical groups. There is an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with the Bayley 4 ASD Checklist, accommodations, and red flags indicative of abnormality. Additional chapters discuss digital administration and how to present feedback to caregivers. Summarizes what is new and different in the Bayley 4 Guides clinicians in use, administration, scoring, and interpretation Identifies the clinical validity of Bayley 4 for eight clinical groups Suggests how to integrate results into assessment and intervention Includes use for autism assessment and an ASD checklist Provides case studies on typical and atypical development

WAIS IV Clinical Use and Interpretation

WAIS IV Clinical Use and Interpretation
Author: Lawrence G. Weiss,Donald H. Saklofske,Diane Coalson,Susan Engi Raiford
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2010-06-22
ISBN 10: 9780080963211
ISBN 13: 0080963218
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WAIS IV Clinical Use and Interpretation Book Review:

Published in August of 2008, WAIS–IV is the most widely used intelligence test for adults in the world. Substantive changes were made to the WAIS-IV from the WAIS-III leaving clinicians with questions as to how to use and interpret the measure effectively. Written by the creators of the new test, this book serves as the ultimate insider's guide to the new test, providing users with the kind of access to norms and data that would be unavailable to any subsequent book on clinical use of this measure. The book discusses the changes made between 3rd and 4th editions along with an FAQ and answers about use and interpretation. The reader is instructed how to interpret composite scores, and everything needed to use and interpret two entirely new composite scores: the General Ability Index (GAI), and the Cognitive Proficiency Index (CPI). This information does NOT appear in the manual accompanying the test. The second section of the book focuses on WAIS–IV use and interpretation with special clinical applications and populations, including with multicultural clients, in neuropsychological settings, with individuals experiencing psychological disorders, and with older adults. The editors and chapter authors have exclusive access to proprietary WAIS–IV data to run advanced analyses and provide information beyond what is offered in the WAIS-IV manual. Provides practical advice on scoring and administration Facilitates understanding WAIS-IV use with special populations Describes use of the WAIS-IV with WMS-II

Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development

Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development
Author: Nancy Bayley
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9780154027269
ISBN 13: 015402726X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Essentials of Bayley 4 Assessment

Essentials of Bayley 4 Assessment
Author: Vincent C. Alfonso,Joseph R. Engler,Andrea D. Turner
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2022-02-02
ISBN 10: 1119696011
ISBN 13: 9781119696018
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Bayley 4 Assessment Book Review:

Administer and apply the Bayley-4 Scales of Infant and Toddler Development with confidence In Essentials of Bayley 4 Assessment, a distinguished team of authors delivers state-of-the-art guidelines for the application of the new Bayley 4 test of infant and toddler development. The resource offers a comprehensive guide to administering, scoring, interpreting, and applying the test. The resource provides key updates made since the publication of the previous version of the test, such as: Updated administration and scoring guideance, content updates, new norms and clinical studies, and shortened administration time Instruction on a Digital Delivery Option of the Bayley 4 (i.e., Q-interactive) New illustrative case studies and examples of Bayley 4 reports. Written for developmental practitioners, school and clinical psychologists, pediatricians, pediatric neuropsychologists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists, Essentials of Bayley 4 is also an indispensable resource for university professors and students in training in assessment related fields.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology
Author: Amy Wenzel
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 4200
Release: 2017-03-16
ISBN 10: 1506353223
ISBN 13: 9781506353227
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology Book Review:

Abnormal and clinical psychology courses are offered in psychology programs at universities worldwide, but the most recent major encyclopedia on the topic was published many years ago. Although general psychology handbooks and encyclopedias include essays on abnormal and clinical psychology, such works do not provide students with an accessible reference for understanding the full scope of the field. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology, a 7-volume, A-Z work (print and electronic formats), will be such an authoritative work. Its more than 1,400 entries will provide information on fundamental approaches and theories, various mental health disorders, assessment tools and psychotherapeutic interventions, and the social, legal, and cultural frameworks that have contributed to debates in abnormal and clinical psychology. Key features include: 1,400 signed articles contained in 7 volumes and available in choice of print and/or electronic formats Although organized A-to-Z, front matter includes a Reader’s Guide grouping related entries thematically Back matter includes a Chronology, Resource Guide, Bibliography, and detailed Index Entries conclude with References/Further Readings and Cross-References to related entries The Index, Reader’s Guide themes, and Cross-References between and among entries all combine to provide robust search-and-browse features in the electronic version.

Early Childhood Assessment in School and Clinical Child Psychology

Early Childhood Assessment in School and Clinical Child Psychology
Author: Adrienne Garro
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 297
Release: 2016-09-27
ISBN 10: 149396349X
ISBN 13: 9781493963492
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Early Childhood Assessment in School and Clinical Child Psychology Book Review:

This book presents an integrated and coordinated framework for assessing developmental, psychological, and behavioral disorders in early childhood. Expert contributors advocate for natural-environment methods in addition to standardized measures in assessing academic and social skills as well as age-specific behavior problems in young children. Chapters model collaborations between clinicians, family, and daycare and school personnel, address diagnostic and classification issues, and conceptualize assessment as flexible, ongoing, and, as necessary, leading to coordinated services. The book gives practitioners and researchers critical tools toward establishing best practices in an increasingly complex and important area, leading to better prevention and intervention outcomes. Included in the coverage: Standardized assessment of cognitive development. Authentic and performance-based assessment. The use of Response to Interve ntion (RTI) in early childhood. Collaboration in school and child care settings. Anxiety disorders, PTSD, OCD, and depression in young children. Sleeping, feeding/eating, and attachment problems in early childhood. Early Childhood Assessment in School and Clinical Child Psychology is an essential resource for clinicians and related professionals, researchers, and graduate students in child and school psychology; assessment, testing, and evaluation; occupational therapy; family studies, educational psychology; and speech pathology.

WISC IV Clinical Use and Interpretation

WISC IV Clinical Use and Interpretation
Author: Aurelio Prifitera,Donald H. Saklofske,Lawrence G. Weiss
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2011-10-11
ISBN 10: 0080521738
ISBN 13: 9780080521732
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WISC IV Clinical Use and Interpretation Book Review:

WISC-IV Clinical Use and Interpretation provides comprehensive information on using and interpreting the WISC-IV for clinical assessment and diagnosis. With chapters authored by recognized experts in intelligence research, test development, and assessment, this will be a valuable resource to anyone using the WISC-IV in practice. This information is available nowhere else and is a unique opportunity to understand the WISC-IV from the perspective of those who know it best. Most relevant to practitioners is the applied focus and interpretation of the WISC-IV in psychological and psychoeducational assessment. Divided into two sections, Section I discusses general advances in the assessment of children's intelligence, and how the WISC-IV differs from the WISC-III. Also discussed are the clinical considerations of this test, including the meaning of the FSIQ and four Index scores and how the WISC-IV relates to other assessment measures, including the WISC-IV Integrated. Section II discusses the use of WISC-IV with exceptional children, including those with learning disabilities, giftedness, mental retardation, hearing impairment, ADHD, neuropsychological injury, and/or cultural and ethnic differences. * Written by leading experts * Provides a comprehensive description of the WISC-IV from research to clinical practice * Discusses WISC-IV use with exceptional children including LD, AD/HD, Gifted, Mental Retardation, Language Disabilities, Hearing Impaired, Head/Brain Injury, and Cultural and Ethnically Different Children * Outlines integrated models of assessment of assessment that include the WISC-IV * Provides case studies illustrating WISC-IV clinical use * Contains additional validity data on WISC-IV not available elsewhere * Practical and directly relevant to practitioners who use the WISC-IV

WISC IV Advanced Clinical Interpretation

WISC IV Advanced Clinical Interpretation
Author: Lawrence G. Weiss,Donald H. Saklofske,Aurelio Prifitera,James A. Holdnack
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2006-05-18
ISBN 10: 0080466117
ISBN 13: 9780080466118
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WISC IV Advanced Clinical Interpretation Book Review:

For both experienced psychologists and graduate students, WISC-IV Advanced Clinical Interpretation moves quickly through the essentials of WISC-IV interpretation and onto an insightful analysis of the major cognitive domains assessed by WISC-IV. It is the intention of the editors to raise the standard of practice from a simplistic 'test-label-place' model to a clinical model of assessing to understand and intervene. In the first chapter, the reader is presented with a comprehensive array of societal and home environment factors for which there is empirical evidence indicating their impact on the development of children’s cognitive abilities, and ultimately their scores on intelligence tests. Subsequent chapters address issues related to the assessment of cognitive abilities that compose 'g', with special emphasis on the clinical correlates of working memory and processing speed from both neuropsychological and cognitive information processing perspectives. Each new chapter builds on material presented in previous chapters and progresses the reader purposefully through deeper levels of understanding of WISC-IV and cognitive assessment in general. Two chapters explicate the processing approach to interpretation that is the corner stone of the WISC-IV Integrated. A further chapter addresses the interpretation of WISC-IV findings within the context of other instruments as part of a full psychological evaluation. The final chapter provides an extensive case example of how to write psychological evaluation reports from a child-centered rather than a score-centered perspective that can have transforming impact on parents and teachers approach to the child. Overall, these four authors are the architects of a masterful new book on advanced WISC-IV interpretation from a clinical perspective, Together with the complimentary book, WISC-IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention, Second Edition these books provide the complete spectrum of information needed by all psychologists who use the WISC-IV in clinical practice. The Wechsler scale is the most widely used assessment of children's intelligence Authored by assessment experts including Harcourt Assessment staff with exclusive data on the WISC-IV Discusses interpretation of 4 index scores of WISC-IV Examines the WISC-IV in relation to other frequently used psychological tests Describes the importance of the WISC-IV integrated in clinical assessment Predicts scholastic achievement based on WISC-IV subtest scores Discusses modification of score interpretation based on culture, SES, & other contextual factors

Cultural Diversity in Neuropsychological Assessment

Cultural Diversity in Neuropsychological Assessment
Author: Farzin Irani
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 746
Release: 2022-02-28
ISBN 10: 1000515788
ISBN 13: 9781000515787
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cultural Diversity in Neuropsychological Assessment Book Review:

Cultural Diversity in Neuropsychological Assessment provides a platform for clinical neuropsychologists, psychologists, and trainees to bridge cultures and speak to each other about the ethnically diverse communities they serve throughout the world. It allows readers to peek into their clinical filing cabinets and examine how they worked with diverse individuals from indigenous and migrant communities of Arab, Asian, European, Israeli, Latin American and Caribbean, Persian, Russian, Sub-Saharan African, and North American origin. The book first reviews important foundations for working with diverse communities that include key knowledge, awareness, skills, and action orientation. It then provides a collection of cases for each cultural geographic region. Each section begins with an introductory chapter to provide a bird’s eye view of the historical and current state of clinical and research practice of neuropsychology in that region. Then, each chapter focuses on a specific community by providing surface and deep-level cultural background knowledge from the authors’ unique perspectives. A case study is then covered in depth to practically showcase an evaluation with someone from that community. This is followed by a summary of key strategic points, lessons learned, references, further readings, and a glossary of culture specific terminology used throughout the chapter. In the end, the appendix provides a list of culturally relevant tests and norms for some communities. This ground-breaking peer-reviewed handbook provides an invaluable clinical resource for neuropsychologists, psychologists, and trainees. It increases self-reflection about multicultural awareness and knowledge, highlights practical ways to increase cultural understanding in neuropsychological and psychological assessments, and sparks further discussion for professional and personal growth in this area.

Umphred s Neurological Rehabilitation E Book

Umphred s Neurological Rehabilitation   E Book
Author: Rolando T. Lazaro,Sandra G. Reina-Guerra,Myla Quiben
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1168
Release: 2019-12-05
ISBN 10: 0323641946
ISBN 13: 9780323641944
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Umphred s Neurological Rehabilitation E Book Book Review:

UPDATED! Color photos and line drawings clearly demonstrate important concepts and clinical conditions students will encounter in practice. NEW and EXPANDED! Additional case studies illustrate how concepts apply to practice. Updated chapters incorporate the latest advances and the newest information in neurological rehabilitation strategies. NEW and UNIQUE! New chapter on concussion has been added. Separate and expanded chapters on two important topics: Balance and Vestibular.

Fundamentals of AAC

Fundamentals of AAC
Author: Nerissa Hall,Jenifer Juengling-Sudkamp, Michelle L. Gutmann,Ellen R. Cohn
Publsiher: Plural Publishing
Total Pages: 545
Release: 2022-03-11
ISBN 10: 163550354X
ISBN 13: 9781635503548
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of AAC Book Review:

Fundamentals of AAC: A Case-Based Approach to Enhancing Communication is a course-friendly textbook designed to walk readers through the theoretical and clinical underpinnings of assessment, intervention, and consultation for individuals with complex communication needs across the lifespan. Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) encompasses a variety of communication methods and is used by those with a wide range of speech and language impairments. With a consistent framework and descriptive case studies, as well as input from various stakeholders, readers can gain a comprehensive understanding of the needs of persons who use AAC and how to provide them with ethically and culturally considerate support. Unlike other texts on this topic, this book empowers the reader to visualize AAC in action. Each chapter offers evidence-based information about the topic along with a case study. The case studies combined with short essays from various stakeholders illustrate the variety of ways in which AAC can enhance an individual’s connection with their communication partners and community, and the role of the speech-language pathologist as integral to this process. Intended to easily translate into a 6-, 8-, or 13-week semester course, this textbook is divided into seven distinct sections: Section I provides an overview of AAC, no-tech, mid-tech, and high-tech AAC systems, as well as mobile technology and advancing technology. Section II discusses cultural and linguistic responsivity and how this underlies AAC systems and services. Section III reviews AAC assessment, intervention and implementation for toddlers, preschoolers, and school-aged individuals, along with goal-writing and data collection. Section IV covers assessment, intervention, and implementation for young adults and adults needing AAC. Section V offers the reader detailed information and rich examples of the application of AAC for persons with developmental disabilities. Section VI provides the theoretical foundation and exemplar case studies of AAC for persons with acquired disabilities. Section VII details consultation and training for various stakeholders, as well as tele-AAC services. Key Features: * Overviews with key terms set the stage for each section * 36 case studies with questions and visuals to clearly depict each case * Boxes with practical tips and expert advice

WAIS IV WMS IV and ACS

WAIS IV  WMS IV  and ACS
Author: James A. Holdnack,Lisa Drozdick,Lawrence G. Weiss,Grant L. Iverson
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 622
Release: 2013-06-20
ISBN 10: 0123869536
ISBN 13: 9780123869531
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WAIS IV WMS IV and ACS Book Review:

This book provides users of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-IV) with information on applying the WAIS-IV, including additional indexes and information regarding use in special populations for advanced clinical use and interpretation. The book offers sophisticated users of the WAIS-IV and Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS-IV) guidelines on how to enhance the clinical applicability of these tests. The first section of the book provides an overview of the WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, and new Advanced Clinical Solutions for Use with the WAIS-IV/WMS-IV (ACS). In this section, examiners will learn: Normal versus atypical score variability Low-score prevalence in healthy adults versus clinical populations Assessing whether poor performance reflects a decline in function or is the result of suboptimal effort New social cognition measures found in the ACS are also presented. The second part focuses on applying the topics in the first section to specific clinical conditions, including recommended protocols for specific clientele (e.g. using demographically adjusted norms when evaluating individuals with brain injury). Common clinical conditions are discussed, including Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment, traumatic brain injury, and more. Each chapter provides case examples applying all three test batteries and using report examples as they are obtained from the scoring assistant. Finally, the use of the WAIS-IV/WMS-IV and the ACS in forensic settings is presented. Coverage of administration and scoring of WAIS-IV, WMS-IV and ACS Information contained on the use of WAIS-IV with special populations Case studies in each chapter Written by the creators of WAIS-IV, WMS-IV and ACS

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation
Author: Lawrence G. Weiss,Donald H. Saklofske,James A. Holdnack,Aurelio Prifitera
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 526
Release: 2019-01-22
ISBN 10: 0128157453
ISBN 13: 9780128157459
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation Book Review:

WISC-V: Clinical Use and Interpretation, Second Edition provides practical information for clinicians on the selection of subtest measures, along with their proper administration and interpretation. Full Scale IQ is identified as important for predicting relevant behaviors and primary index scores for characterizing the child’s strengths and weaknesses. Classroom indicators of low scores on each of these abilities are identified, with suggested interventions, accommodations and instructional strategies for low scorers. Coverage includes ethnic differences for the Full Scale IQ and each primary index score, along with evidence of the profound influence of parental attitudes and expectations. Several other societal and contextual factors relevant to understanding racial/ethnic differences are presented. Two chapters review use of the WISC-V for identifying learning disabilities, testing of individuals with dyslexia, and best-practice recommendations to ensure accurate diagnosis and intervention. Concluding chapters describe advances in the Q-interactive system platform allowing administration of the WISC-V on iPads and other tablets, and how clinicians can tailor assessment using select WISC-V subtests and features. Authored by the creators of the WISC-V Describes the new subtests, revised test structure and test extensions Advises clinicians on test selection Provides test result interpretation Discusses clinical applications of test use

Autism and Understanding

Autism and Understanding
Author: Walter Solomon,Chris Holland,Mary Jo Middleton
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2012-05-17
ISBN 10: 1446264564
ISBN 13: 9781446264560
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Autism and Understanding Book Review:

"[The authors] provide a detailed breakdown of the scientific underpinnings of Waldon's theory in language accessible enough for parents and rigorous enough to satisfy the informed researcher/practitioner." - The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Daniel S. Posner, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of medicine at Mt Sinai, New York, NY The author sets out an approach based on Dr Geoffrey Waldon's philosophy of the development of understanding, which centres on helping children learn-how-to-learn. The book includes: - The inspirational and well documented story of the author's son, diagnosed at two with autism and as 'basically sub-normal', now a successful professional with a wife and child. - An introduction to Geoffrey Waldon's theory and working methods. - Testimony from parents and teachers, covering autism and a range of learning difficulties. This book does not offer a 'miracle cure' for autism, although the author aims to counteract the prevailing view that autism is a lifetime condition. The author demonstrates that with the appropriate intervention, children with autism - and other special needs - can gain a fuller understanding of the world and learn to take a constructive and contributing place in it. Teachers, therapists, doctors, parents and special interest groups will find this book an important and potentially transformational read. Listen to a podcast of Walter Solomon discuss the story of his son Robert, the motivation behind his new book and how to get started using the Waldon Approach. Listen here Or watch the video here!

WISC IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention

WISC IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention
Author: Aurelio Prifitera,Donald H. Saklofske,Lawrence G. Weiss
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2008-08-08
ISBN 10: 008088802X
ISBN 13: 9780080888026
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WISC IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention Book Review:

The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children: Fourth Edition (WISC-IV) is one of the most often used measures to assess intelligence and cognitive functions in children, ages 6-16 years. The second edition of the WISC-IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention will include new information obtained from the clinical use of the WISC-IV in practice. Information on the basic use of the assessment tool is condensed from three chapters into one, with four new chapters discussing how to use and interpret WISC-IV with additional clinical populations. These new populations include pervasive Developmental Disorders including autism, Social and emotional disorders, psychiatric disorders, and medical disorders that may affect intelligence. An additional new chapter discusses intervention planning across patient populations. Each of the chapters (revised original chapters and new chapters) will additionally include case studies including diagnosis and intervention. Overall, the material in the book is 65% changed, new, and updated. These changes make the second edition better able to meet a clinician's needs in using and interpreting this test. Inclusion of case studies illustrating the clinical applications of the WISC-IV in assessment and program planning Intervention recommendations following from assessment to diagnosis Introductory chapter illustrating the relationships between the WISC-IV index scores and intervention planning New chapters on Learning Disabilities, emotionally disturbed children, systematic illness, and Autism Spectrum Disorders Specialized chapters on neuropsychological applications, executive functioning, and cultural issues Additional information to aid test interpretation including extended norms for gifted children and the Cognitive Proficiency Index All chapters revised to reflect data obtained from the test in clinical use

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation
Author: Lawrence G. Weiss,Donald H. Saklofske,James A. Holdnack,Aurelio Prifitera
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2015-06-08
ISBN 10: 0124051855
ISBN 13: 9780124051850
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

WISC V Assessment and Interpretation Book Review:

The Wechsler Intelligence Scale is the most widely used intelligence test for children worldwide. WISC-V introduces new subtests, composite scores, process scores, error scores, and scaled scores as a more complex and accurate means of assessing cognitive abilities. WISC-V Assessment and Interpretation provides practical information for clinicians on selection of subtest measures, administration, and interpretation. New subtests are described along with tips for accurate administration and scoring. Full Scale IQ is identified as important for predicting relevant behaviors, and primary index scores for characterizing the child’s strengths and weaknesses. Classroom indicators of low scores on each of these abilities are identified, with suggested interventions, accommodations, and instructional strategies for low scorers. Coverage includes ethnic differences for the Full Scale IQ and each primary index score, along with evidence of the profound influence of parental attitudes and expectations. Several other societal and contextual factors relevant to understanding racial/ethnic differences are presented. Two chapters review use of the WISC-V for identifying learning disabilities, testing of individuals with dyslexia, and best-practice recommendations to ensure accurate diagnosis and intervention. Concluding chapters describe advances in the Q-interactive system platform allowing administration of the WISC-V on iPads and other tablets and how clinicians can tailor assessment using select WISC-V subtests and features. Authored by the creators of the WISC-V Describes the new subtests, revised test structure, and test extensions Advises clinicians on test selection and custom tailoring of assessment measures Provides best practice recommendations for accurate administration and scoring Addresses electronic administration via tablets and comparison to print scores Reviews social/contextual factors for understanding racial/ethnic differences Translates scores to predict behaviors and identify child strengths and weaknesses Suggests interventions, accommodations, and instructional strategies for low scorers

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development
Author: Hopkins, Brian and Geangu, Elena and Linkenauger, Sally
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN 10: 1108155901
ISBN 13: 9781108155908
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development II Assessment

Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development II Assessment
Author: Maureen M. Black,Kathleen Matula
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Total Pages: 162
Release: 2000
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015048556743
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development II Assessment Book Review:

Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the Bayley Scales The Bayley Scales measure the mental and motor development and test behavior of infants from one to forty-two months of age. The Scales may be used to describe the current developmental functioning of infants and to assist in diagnosis and treatment planning for infants with developmental delays or disabilities. In order to use them properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret these tests. Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development?II Assessment is the first and only book to provide state-of-the-art guidelines for the Bayley Scales. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy clinicians and researchers quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of a major psychological assessment instrument. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. The initial chapters of Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development?II Assessment provide step-by-step instruction on test administration, scoring, and interpretation. In the following chapters, the authors provide expert assessment of the relative strengths and weaknesses of the Bayley Scales, valuable advice on their clinical applications, and several illuminating case reports. Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of WAIS-III Assessment Essentials of CAS Assessment Essentials of Millon Inventories Assessment Essentials of Forensic Psychological Assessment Essentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Assessment Essentials of WISC-III and WPPSI-R Assessment

Culture and Children s Intelligence

Culture and Children s Intelligence
Author: James Georgas,Lawrence G. Weiss,Fons J.R. van de Vijver,Donald H. Saklofske
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2003-06-13
ISBN 10: 9780122800559
ISBN 13: 0122800559
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Culture and Children s Intelligence Book Review:

This book provides a unique cross-cultural perspective of the WISC-III. From construction, translation and adaptation in different cultures, to analysis of its structure and function as a concept, to its clinical use with different ethnic groups, Culture and Children's Intelligence provides clinician's the tools they need when using the WISC-III. The focus of this reference work is on children's intelligence as measured by the WISC-III in different cultures and its use in these cultures (USA, UK, Canada, France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, and Greece). It also discusses the interpretation of the results of the WISC-III in terms of cultural and ethnic factors. Leading experts discuss the clinical use of the WISC-III as it relates to culture and children Provides methods to clinicians and school psychologists to aid in understanding and interpreting results Direct relevance to practitioners, researchers, and trainers