Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals, 9th edition

  • Carl J. Sheperis, 
  • Robert J. Drummond, 
  • Karyn D. Jones

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Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals helps you become a competent, ethical practitioner in our multicultural society. The authors provide an overview of the many methods and procedures used in the process of assessment. Throughout the text, they offer information and examples about widely used assessment instruments in order to familiarize you with these well-known tests.

The 9th Edition has been updated to align with the 2014 Standards of Educational and Psychological Testing as well as the ICD-10 and the DSM-5. All chapters include the most current information about specific assessment strategies and instruments. Updated information about new editions of tests and assessment instruments reflects the latest improvements in the field.

Published by Pearson (June 30th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136912088

Subject: Counseling

Category: Assessment in Counseling



  1. Introduction to Assessment
  2. Ethical and Legal Issues in Assessment
  3. Assessment Issues with Diverse Populations
  4. Methods and Sources of Assessment Information


  1. Statistical Concepts
  2. Understanding Assessment Scores
  3. Reliability/Precision
  4. Validity
  5. Selecting, Administering, Scoring, and Interpreting Assessment Results


  1. Assessment of Intelligence and General Ability
  2. Assessment of Achievement
  3. Assessment of Aptitude
  4. Career and Employment Assessment
  5. Personality Assessment
  6. Clinical Assessment
  7. Assessment in Education
  8. Communicating Assessment Results


  1. Standards for Multicultural Assessment Fourth Revision, 2012
  2. Responsibilities of Users of Standardized Tests (RUST; 3rd Ed.)

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