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Give a brief description of assessment in the area of human behavior. Then describe one assessment instrument used to assess this area. Provide an evaluation of the assessment instrument, including the construct(s) it assesses, why the assessment instrument might be administered, and the range of possible outcomes. Finally, explain how this assessment instrument may be advantageous in the treatment of clients in a counseling practice. Be specific, and use examples and references please. 450 words.

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Dear Student,
Hello and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular problem, you are being asked to look into an assessment instrument. You have a lot to choose from, so which one should you discuss? To answer this, it's really a matter of preference. What is the assessment instrument you are most familiar with? Having chosen that, I suggest using this structure to answer the problem:

1. The Assessment instrument - what is it about, where is it most used at, how is it used? 100 words.
2. Focus on the constructs - provide examples, discuss the application. 100 words.
3. Why it is advantageous - 100 words.

You can use the listed resources to further explore the information provided here. I have chosen an oft-used assessment instrument as example to make it an easy concept to discuss. All the best.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

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