Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals
OverviewFor courses in tests and measurements in counseling and psychology. The leading guide to appraisal procedures for counselors, this readable, up-to-date volume offers future counselors, social workers, and other helping professionals a thorough overview of basic measurement theory and all relevant tests, carefully aligned to a broad array of assessment vehicles. Through clear, straightforward prose, students receive practical guidance on such topics as test selection, administration, interpretation, and reporting; along with thoughtful advice on how and when to use testing in diverse environments with diverse populations. Current topics in counseling receive appropriate attention; there is solid coverage of national standards; and the trend toward high-stakes testing is thoroughly explored.