Essentials Of Mmpi A Assessment

Author: Robert P. Archer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780471398158
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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the MMPI-A(TM) The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Adolescent (MMPI-A(TM)) is the most widely used objective personality assessment instrument with adolescents. Essentials of MMPI-A(TM) Assessment provides an authoritative source of information and guidance to maximize the clinical information yielded from this important instrument. The book is designed to provide fundamental information concerning the procedures necessary to administer, score, interpret, and report findings from the MMPI-A(TM). Each chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that enable the reader to evaluate their grasp of principles and procedures. Important interpretive principles and approaches are underscored by the use of several clinical case examples. Essentials of MMPI-A(TM) Assessment offers step-by-step guidance for the clinical application of this instrument in varied settings. The book also provides an overview of the relative strengths and weaknesses of this popular assessment instrument, and an overview and illustration of the MMPI-A(TM) Structural Summary approach to test interpretation. This text provides a concise, convenient, and complete introduction to the MMPI-A(TM). Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of WJ IIITM Tests of Achievement Assessment Essentials of WJ IIITM Cognitive Abilities Assessment Essentials of Rorschach 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 Kaufman Measures Essentials of NEPSY Assessment For a complete list of books in our Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, visit us on the Web at: www.essentials.wiley.com

Essentials Of Mmpi 2 Assessment

Author: David S. Nichols
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118037393
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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need toconfidently administer, score, and interpret the MMPI®-2 The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI®-2) is the most widely used test in the world for personality assessment. To use it properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret this test. Now thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and literature on this test, Essentials of MMPI®-2 Assessment, Second Edition is that source. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals, and those in training, quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. 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. Essentials of MMPI®-2 Assessment, Second Edition adds new material on the MMPI®-2 RC and the MMPI®-2 RF, providing step-by-step guidance on test administration, scoring, and interpretation. Additionally, the author provides his expert assessment of the test's relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on its clinical applications, and several illuminating case reports.

Essentials Of Forensic Psychological Assessment

Author: Marc J. Ackerman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470618787
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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the key assessment instruments used by forensic psychologists Mental health professionals are frequently called on to perform forensic assessments for a wide variety of court cases. To use these instruments properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret them. Now fully revised and in a second edition, Essentials of Forensic Psychological Assessment is that source. The Second Edition is completely updated to reflect current research and theory in the field, including the most recent codes and standards published by the American Psychological Association. In addition, this volume offers updated coverage of the most frequently used instruments in forensic psychological assessments, including the MMPI®-2 and MMPI-2-RF, PAI®, Rorschach®, ASPECT, and various neuropsychological assessment instruments. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health practitioners, and those in training, quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. 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. Written by a noted forensic psychologist, the Second Edition offers in-depth coverage of maltreatment and domestic violence, as well as the assessment of recidivism, fitness to stand trial, civil commitment, substance abuse assessment, custody evaluations, personal injury assessments, and many other aspects of forensic mental health practice.

Essentials Of Tat And Other Storytelling Assessments

Author: Hedwig Teglasi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470627181
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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret a variety of storytelling techniques Storytelling techniques are a popular projective approach for assessing many aspects of a person's personality, such as cognitive processes, emotional functioning, and self-regulation. The broad spectrum of techniques includes the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT—the most widely embraced), Roberts-2, and TEMAS (Tell-Me-A-Story). To use these tests properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret them. Written by Hedwig Teglasi, a leading researcher of the TAT and other storytelling techniques, Essentials of TAT and Other Storytelling Assessments, Second Edition is that source. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals, and those in training, quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. 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. Fully revised and updated to reflect the current research supporting storytelling techniques, Essentials of TAT and Other Storytelling Assessments, Second Edition reflects the latest data and theory on scoring stories and includes new material on interpreting stories in reference to a person's abilities in cognition, emotion, relationships, motivation, and self-regulation. As well, the author provides expert assessment of the methods' relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on their clinical applications, and several case studies to illustrate best practices for implementing the storytelling approach to personality assessment. Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of PAI Assessment Essentials of 16PF Assessment Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition Essentials of MillonTM Inventories Assessment, Third Edition Essentials of Rorschach Assessment Essentials of MMPI-2 Assessment Essentials of MMPI-A Assessment

Essentials Of Cas Assessment

Author: Jack A. Naglieri
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471290155
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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the CAS. Designed to expand the traditional measurement of intelligence, the Das-Naglieri Cognitive Assessment System (CAS) measures the cognitive/neuropsychological functioning of children and adolescents. Organized into four scales, the CAS assesses Planning, Attention, Simultaneous, and Successive processes. In order to use it properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret this test. Written by one of the cocreators of the CAS test, Essentials of CAS Assessment is that source. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the 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 initial chapters of Essentials of CAS Assessment provide step-by-step guidance on test administration, scoring, and interpretation. In the chapters following, the author provides expert assessment of the test s relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on its clinical applications, and several illuminating case reports. Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of WAIS-III Assessment Essentials of Millon Inventories Assessment Essentials of NEPSY Assessment Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development II Assessment Essentials of Individual Achievement Assessment Essentials of MMPI-2 Assessment Essentials of CAS Assessment Complete coverage of administration, scoring, interpretation, and reporting Expert advice on avoiding common pitfalls Conveniently formatted for rapid reference Guidelines for interventions included

Essentials Of Mcmi Iv Assessment

Author: Seth D. Grossman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119236436
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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to administer, score, and interpret the MCMI ®-IV Essentials of MCMI ®-IV Assessment is the definitive source of up-to-date, practical information for clinicians and students using the MCMI®-IV inventory. Step-by-step guidelines walk you through the process of administering the assessment, with a profile and demonstration of the clinical process from administration to treatment. Expert discussion helps inform higher-quality therapeutic interventions. The link between assessment and intervention is emphasized throughout, as well as coverage of relevant populations and clinical applications, to provide a well-rounded understanding while illuminating the uses of the MCMI ®-IV. This book provides instruction and clarification from the foremost experts to help you achieve better outcomes for your clients. Follow step-by-step guidelines for administering the MCMI ®-IV Recognize the connection between data and intervention Improve quality and accuracy of therapeutic applications Gain a more practical understanding of the MCMI ®-IV assessment process The MCMI ®-IV assesses a wide range of information related to a client's personality, emotional adjustment, test-taking approach, and other critical information. Interpretation and reporting serve as a basis from which therapeutic interventions are designed, so quality and accuracy is of utmost importance every step of the way. Essentials of MCMI ®-IV Assessment is the most authoritative, up-to-date resource in the field, and a must-have reference for anyone who uses the test.

Essentials Of Ktea 3 And Wiat Iii Assessment

Author: Kristina C. Breaux
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119077095
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Written by expert authors Kristina Breaux and Elizabeth Lichtenberger, Essentials of KTEA-3 and WIAT-III Assessment offers up-to-date, comprehensive, step-by-step instruction in the accurate and effective use of the newest editions of the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA-3) Comprehensive Form, KTEA-3 Brief Form, and the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT-III). Designed to provide in-depth information in an easy to use reference format, the book provides guidelines and tips for administration, scoring, and interpretation that go beyond the information provided in the test manuals. A complete guide is included for digital administration and scoring using Q-interactive, automated scoring using Q-global, and hand scoring. Essentials of KTEA-3 and WIAT-III Assessment makes score interpretation easier by explaining what each score measures and the implications of a high or low score. Learn how to increase the diagnostic utility of the KTEA-3 and WIAT-III by taking full advantage of their capabilities for error analysis, qualitative observations, and progress monitoring, and by pairing the results with measures of cognitive ability such as the WISC-V and KABC-II. Clinicians will find a helpful discussion of how these tests may be interpreted using either a CHC or neuropsychological approach to assessment. Case studies illustrate the use of these tests to respond to various referral concerns. Annotations within each case report provide a window into the mind of the examiner throughout the assessment process. This book provides a depth and breadth of understanding that is appropriate for all assessment professionals, regardless of their level of training or experience. Extensive illustrations, call-out boxes, and "Test Yourself" questions help students and clinicians quickly absorb the information they need. Essentials of KTEA-3 and WIAT-III Assessment is the clear, focused guide to using these tests to their fullest potential.

Essentials Of Mmpi 2 And Mmpi A Interpretation

Author: James N. Butcher
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ISBN: 9780816637829
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Essentials of MMPI-2 and MMPI-A Interpretation presents innovative interpretive strategies for both the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2, or MMPI-2, and the adaptation for adolescents, the MMPI-A. James N. Butcher and Carolyn L. Williams detail the rationale for the revision and development of the instruments and their scales, and describe how to administer, score, profile, code, and interpret the tests.

Essentials Of Millon Inventories Assessment

Author: Stephen Strack, Ph.D.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470168625
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Fully revised and updated, Essentials of Millon Inventories Assessment, Third Edition will help readers to quickly acquire the knowledge and skills needed to confidently administer, score, and interpret the full battery of Millon personality assessment tests.

Essentials Of Wj Iii Tests Of Achievement Assessment

Author: Nancy Mather
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN:
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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the WJ IIITM The most widely used comprehensive assessment test-the Woodcock-Johnson-has been newly separated into two distinct tests: Achievement and Cognitive Abilities. The WJ III(TM) Tests of Achievement include reading, mathematics, written language, and knowledge tests. To use these tests properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret them. Cowritten by the creator of the Woodcock-Johnson and a coauthor of the WJ III(TM) Tests of Achievement, Essentials of WJ III(TM) Tests of Achievement Assessment is that source. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. 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. Essentials of WJ III(TM) Tests of Achievement Assessment is the only book to provide state-of-the-art guidelines to the Achievement portion of the WJ III(TM), with comprehensive instruction on test administration, scoring, and interpretation. The authors also offer expert assessment of the tests' relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on their clinical applications, and several illuminating case studies. This book complements Essentials of WJ III(TM) Cognitive Abilities Assessment (Wiley), also cowritten by Dr. Woodcock. Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of WJ III(TM) Cognitive Abilities Assessment Essentials of TAT and Other Storytelling Techniques Assessment Essentials of Individual Achievement Assessment Essentials of NEPSY Assessment Essentials of WISC-III and WPPSI-R Assessment Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment Essentials of MMPI-A(TM) Assessment Essentials of Cognitive Assessment with KAIT and Other Kaufman Measures For a complete list of books in our Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, visit us on the Web at: www.essentials.wiley.com