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Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals, 9th edition

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

Published by Pearson (June 15th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

9th edition


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A classic textbook for aspiring counselors, now updated and expanded to improve its usefulness and relevance for practicing counselors.
Since its first publication in 1988, Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals has become a classic among assessment textbooks designed specifically for aspiring counselors. Now in its 9th Edition, the text includes extensive changes to content and updating throughout, while maintaining its popular, easy-to-read format and continuing emphasis on assessment information that is most useful and relevant for school counselors, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and other helping professionals. Throughout the text, readers get invaluable information and examples about widely used assessment instruments in order to become familiar with these well-known tests.

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Table of contents

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

PART TWO: Foundations of Assessment
5. Statistical Concepts
6. Understanding Assessment Scores
7. Reliability/Precision
8. Validity
9. Selecting, Administering, Scoring, and Interpreting Assessment Results

PART THREE: Types of Assessment
10. Assessment of Intelligence and General Ability
11. Assessment of Achievement
12. Assessment of Aptitude
13. Career and Employment Assessment
14. Personality Assessment
15. Clinical Assessment
16. Assessment in Education
17. Communicating Assessment Results
Appendix I: Standards for Multicultural Assessment Fourth Revision, 2012
Appendix II: Responsibilities of Users of Standardized Tests (RUST; 3rd Ed.)

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