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Assessment in Counseling : A Guide to the Use of Psychological Assessment Procedures - 2nd edition

Assessment in Counseling : A Guide to the Use of Psychological Assessment Procedures (ISBN10: 1556201559; ISBN13: 9781556201554)
ISBN13: 978-1556201554
ISBN10: 1556201559

Summary: There have been numerous changes in the development and refinement of psychological assessment procedures since the first edition of this best-selling text was published. Most notably, the Strong Interest Inventory has undergone a major revision, the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-A) has been published for the first time, the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) has been released, a revised version of the NEO-PI-R has
been made available, and most of the scholastic aptitude and achievement tests discussed in the first edition have been revised. Promising new instruments that counselors can use with their clients are presented as well. This edition places increased emphasis on the use of appropriate assessment procedures with clients from minority populations, including clients with disabilities. Changes in professional codes of ethics, test reference materials, surveys of test usage, and test standards are noted. Other topics that receive increased discussion include qualitative assessment procedures, computer-based test administration and interpretation, and interpretation of test validity.
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Summary: There have been numerous changes in the development and refinement of psychological assessment procedures since the first edition of this best-selling text was published. Most notably, the Strong Interest Inventory has undergone a major revision, the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-A) has been published for the first time, the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) has been released, a revised version of the NEO-PI-R has been made available, and most of the scholastic aptitude and achievement tests discussed in the first edition have been revised. Promising new instruments that counselors can use with their clients are presented as well. This edition places increased emphasis on the use of appropriate assessment procedures with clients from minority populations, including clients with disabilities. Changes in professional codes of ethics, test reference materials, surveys of test usage, and test standards are noted. Other topics that receive increased discussion include qualitative assessment procedures, computer-based test administration and interpretation, and interpretation of test validity. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 97
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Publisher: American Counseling Association
Year Published: 1997
International: No



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