OverviewQuickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidentlyadminister, score, and interpret individual achievement tests
Essentials of Individual Achievement Assessment covers theachievement tests used in educational planning, transitionalprogramming for students with disabilities, and career/vocationalplanning-including the major individually administered tests suchas the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT-II), Kaufman Testof Educational Achievement (K-TEA), Peabody Individual AchievementTest-Revised (PIAT-R), and the Wide Range Achievement Test-3(WRAT3(TM)). To use these tests properly, professionals need anauthoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer,score, and interpret them. Written by school psychologist DouglasK. Smith, Essentials of Individual Achievement Assessment is thatsource.
Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries, this book is designed to help busy mental healthprofessionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need tomake optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments.Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlightingkey concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material,as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce yourgrasp of the information covered.
Essentials of Individual Achievement Assessment providesstep-by-step guidance on test administration, scoring, andinterpretation. As well, the author provides his expert assessmentof the tests' relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice ontheir clinical applications, and several illuminating casereports.
Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries:
Essentials of WJ IIITM Tests of Achievement Assessment
Essentials of WJ IIITM Cognitive Abilities Assessment
Essentials of Career Interest Assessment
Essentials of WISC-III and WPPSI-R Assessment
Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment
Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment
Essentials of Cognitive Assessment with KAIT and Other KaufmanMeasures
Essentials of NEPSY Assessment
For a complete list of books in our Essentials of PsychologicalAssessment series, visit us on the Web at: www.essentials.wiley.com