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Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment - With CD

Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment - With CD - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0470189153

Cover of Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment - With CD 2ND 09 (ISBN 978-0470189153)
ISBN13: 978-0470189153
ISBN10: 0470189150
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment - With CD - 2ND 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0470189153

Dawn P. Flanagan and Alan S. Kaufman

ISBN13: 978-0470189153
ISBN10: 0470189150
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

A successor to the extremely popular Essentials of WISC-III/WPPSI-R Assessment(0-471-34501-6), Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment provides beginning and seasoned clinicians comprehensive guidelines to administering, scoring, and interpreting the latest revision of the Wechsler Intelligence Scales for Children. Featuring the popular Essentials format of call-out boxes, Test Yourself questions and step-by-step instructions, this handy resource also includes strengths and weaknesses of the instrument, practical clinical applications, and illustrative case reports. This detailed guide to using this immensely popular measure of intelligence is a must-have for anyone involved in the psychological testing of children.

Author Bio

Dawn P. Flanagan, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the School of Psychology Training Programs at St. John's University in Jamaica, NY, and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Yale Child Study Center. She is the author or coauthor of several popular books in the Essentials series, including Essentials of WJ III Cognitive Abilities Assessment and Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment.

Alan S. Kaufman, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Yale University's Child Study Center in the School of Medicine and the Series Editor with Nadeen L. Kaufman of Wiley's Essentials of Psychological Assessment series. Dr. Kaufman worked closely with David Wechsler in the development and standardization of the WISC®-R, an earlier version of the test; has written numerous books on the Wechsler Scales and intelligence testing; and is the author of several popular assessment instruments used worldwide.

Table of Contents

Series Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Authors.

One: Introduction and Overview.

Two: How to Administer the WISC-IV.

Three: How to Score the WISC-IV.

Four: How to Interpret the WISC-IV.

Five: Strengths and Weaknesses of the WISC-IV.

Six: Clinical Applications: A Review of Special Group Studies with the WISC-IV and Assessment of Low-Incidence Populations.

Seven: Clinical Applications: Assessment of Gifted, Learning Disabled, and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations.

Eight: The WISC-IV Integrated.

Nine: Illustrative Case Reports.

Contents of the CD-ROM.

The WISC-IV Data Management and Interpretive Assistant (WISC-IV DMIA) v1.0, and automated program for WISC-IV Interpretation.

Norms Tables for WISC-IV Clinical Clusters.

Information for Linking WISC-IV Results to Educational Strategies and Instructional Supports.

Appendix A: Definitions of CHC Abilities and Processes.

Appendix B: CHC Abilities and Processes Measured by Current Intelligence Tests.

Appendix C: WISC-IV Subtest g-Loadings, by Age Group and Overall Sample.

Appendix D: Psychometric, Theoretical, and Qualitative Characteristics of the WISC-IV.

Appendix E: WISC-IV Interpretive Worksheet.

Appendix F1: General Ability Index (GAI) Conversion Table: U.S. and Canadian Norms.

Appendix F2: Cognitive Proficiency Index (CPI) Conversion Table.

Appendix G: Summary of Analyses of WISC-IV Indexes.

Appendix H: Norms Tables for Clinical Clusters.

Appendix I: Linking WISC-IV Assessment Results to Educational Strategies and Instructional Supports.

References.

Annotated Bibliography.

Index.