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Handbook of psychological and educational assessment of children : intelligence, aptitude, and achievement / edited by Cecil R. Reynolds, Randy W. Kamphaus.


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2nd ed. - New York : Guilford Press, c2003.
  • Book
  • xvii, 718 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Part 1: General Issues. Suen, French, A History of the Development of Psychological and Educational Testing. Robertson, A Practical Model for Test Development. Sandoval, Irvin, Legal and Ethical Issues in the Assessment of Children, Keith, Reynolds, Measurement and Design Issues in Child Assessment Research. Part 2: Assessment of Intelligence and Learning Styles/Strategies. Weiss, Saklofske, Prifitera, Clinical Interpretation of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Third Edition (WISC-III) Factor Scores. Ryan, Smith, Assessing the Intelligence of Adolescents with the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale - Third Edition (WAIS-III). Kaufman, Lichtenberger, Kaufman, Assessing the Intelligence of Adolescents with the Kaufman Adolescent and Adult Intelligence Test (KAIT). Saye, Preschool Intellectual Assessment. Kamphaus, Clinical Assessment Practice with the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC). Youngstrom, Glutting, Watkins, Stanford, Bracken, Naglieri, Assessing Diverse Populations with Nonverbal Tests of General Intelligence. Miller, Bigler, Adams, Comprehensive Assessment of Child and Adolescent Memory: The Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning, the Test of Memory and Learning, and the California Verbal Learning Test. Riccio, Wolfe, Neuropsychological Perspectives on the Assessment of Children. Gignac, Vernon, Biological Approaches to the Assessment of Human Intelligence. Glutting, Watkins, Youngstrom, Multifactored and Cross-Battery Ability Assessments: Are they Worth the Effort? Part 3: Assessment of Academic Skills. Hambleton, Zenisky, Advances in Criterion-Referenced Testing Methods and Practices. Chall, Curtis, Diagnostic Achievement Testing in Reading. Bryant, Bryant, Assessing the Writing Abilities and Instructional Needs of Students. Hendry, Clinical Assessment of Children's Academic Achievement. Part 4: Special Topics in Mental Testing. Reynolds, Conceptual and Technical Problems in Learning Disability Diagnosis. Cummings, Hoida, Machek, Nelson, Visual-motor Assessment of Children. Reynolds, Kaiser, Bias in Assessment of Aptitude. Ochoa, Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children. Torrance, Haensly, Assessment of Creativity in Children and Adolescents. Kroese, Cognitive Abilities and Assessment of Children with Language Impairment. McCullough, Mille, Computerized Assessment. Burns, Assessing the Psychological and Educational Needs of Children with Moderate and Severe Mental Retardation. Rothlisberg, D'Amato, Palencia, Assessment of Children for Intervention Planning Following Traumatic Brain Injury.
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Publisher's Summary:
Now in an extensively revised and updated second edition, these essential volumes cover all aspects of child and adolescent assessment. Leading clinical scientists summarize the state of the science of assessment paradigms, instruments, and methods. With an emphasis on practical clinical considerations, chapters also delve into issues related to test development, psychometrics, and bias. Conveniently designed for reference or text use, this vast knowledge base has been synthesized into two volumes that may be purchased separately or together. Intelligence, Aptitude, and Achievement surveys assessment of intelligence, learning styles, and academic achievement; covers historical issues and psychometric methods; and addresses diversity issues, ethical concerns, and special topics in mental testing. Personality, Behavior, and Context reviews the use of projective methods, interviewing and observation, and objective methods of assessing personality and behavior; discusses the assessment of specific syndromes and symptoms; and presents tools for assessing adaptive skills and the family context. Both volumes in the second edition have been substantially rewritten to include over a decade's worth of conceptual and empirical advances; numerous new and emerging applications; and the latest professional standards. Highlights of Intelligence, Aptitude, and Achievement include new chapters on applications of the KAIT and DAS, the value of multifactored and cross battery ability assessments, assessment of memory and of writing skills, preschool intellectual assessment, and assessment of children with language impairments or traumatic brain injury. Personality, Behavior, and Context features new chapters on classroom observations, structured diagnostic interviewing, ADHD assessment, uses of the BASC and the ASEBA, assessment of childhood anxiety, and more.
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Reynolds, Cecil R., 1952-
Kamphaus, Randy W.

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