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Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment


Εκδότης: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9781118271889
Σειρά βιβλίου: Essentials of Psychological Assessment 96
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 496
Διαστάσεις: 21x3x14
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment"

Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the WAIS(R)-IV Coauthored by Alan S. Kaufman, who was mentored by David Wechsler the creator of the Wechsler scales Essentials of WAIS(R)-IV Assessment, Second Edition is thoroughly revised and updated to provide beginning and seasoned clinicians with comprehensive step-by-step guidelines for effective use of the WAIS(R)-IV. This invaluable guide provides clinicians with a brand new interpretive process, overhauling its system of profile interpretation to be equally powerful across the entire WAIS(R)-IV age range. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the basic knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of a major psychological assessment instrument. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. The new edition explores timely topics including gender and ethnic differences, as well as the role of the Flynn Effect in capital punishment court cases. Along with an accompanying CD-ROM containing scoring tables and case report material, the Second Edition includes information and advice on how to administer Q-interactive the new digital version of the test for administration of the WAIS(R)-IV via iPad(R). Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of WISC(R)-IV Assessment, Second Edition Essentials of WMS(R)-IV Assessment Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Third Edition Essentials of WJ III Tests of Achievement Assessment Essentials of WJ III Cognitive Abilities Assessment, Second Edition Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition


Συγγραφέας/εις: Lichtenberger Elizabeth O., Kaufman Alan S.
Κατηγορία: postgraduate
Σειρά βιβλίου: Essentials of Psychological Assessment 96
ISBN: 9781118271889
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 14/11/2012
Εκδότης: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 496
Περιλαμβάνει: 1 CD-ROM
Συντελεστές: Series edited by: Nadeen L. Kaufman
Τόπος έκδοσης: New York
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 620 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 21x3x14 cm
Στοιχεία έκδοσης: 2nd Edition
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: black & white tables, figures

Περιεχόμενα

Series Preface xi Preface to the Second Edition xiii Acknowledgments xvii One Introduction and Overview 1 Two How to Administer the WAIS-IV 53 Three How to Score the WAIS-IV 98 Four How to Interpret the WAIS-IV: Conceptual and Clinical Foundations 119 Five How to Interpret the WAIS-IV: Step-by-Step 150 Six Clinical Applications I: A Neuropsychological Approach to Interpretation of the WAIS-IV and the Use of the WAIS-IV in Learning Disability Assessments 216 George McCloskey, Emily S. Hartz, and Katherine Scipioni Seven Clinical Applications II: Age and Intelligence Across the Adult Life Span 254 Eight Clinical Applications III: WAIS-IV Use With Special Groups, Practice Effects, and Gender Differences 299 Nine Strengths and Weaknesses of the WAIS-IV 332 Ron Dumont and John O. Willis Ten Illustrative Case Reports 353 Eleven The Initial Digital Adaptation of the WAIS-IV 389 Tommie G. Cayton, Dustin Wahlstrom, and Mark H. Daniel References 427 Annotated Bibliography 445 About the Authors 448 Author Index 449 Subject Index 455 About the CD-ROM 472

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