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Assessment Qualification Levels

Review the Qualification levels for the use of Psychological Assessment. Compare these qualifications to the professional activities covered in the license or certification (Licensed Mental Health Counselor). Keeping in mind that these rules vary from state to state, describe the types of assessments that may be qualified to administer with appropriate training and supervision, after obtain license or certification in Georgia. what does appropriate training and supervision entail for Level A, B, and C tests?

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- Review the Qualification levels for the use of Psychological Assessment. Compare these qualifications to the professional activities covered in the license or certification (License Mental Health Counselor). Keeping in mind that these rules vary from state to state. 350 words or more with scholarly references or resources

The task force on test users' qualifications was established in 1996 to set forth guidelines to inform test users and the public of the qualifications and competency of test users (Townes & Demes, n. d. p. l099). The Task force established a three-tiered level system that included:

Level A (e.g. vocational proficiency tests) appropriate for administering by non-psychologists).

Level B: (general intelligence tests) qualification for administering must have some technical knowledge of test construction and use, and of supporting psychologists and education subjects such as statistics , individual differences psychology of adjustment, persona psychology and guidance (APA, 1950). (Test User qualification, p. 13). Includes school and government agencies .

Level C: (Individually- administered tests of intelligence, personality tests and projective methods) test use is restricted to persons with a Master's degree in Psychology, one of supervised experience under a licensed psychologist (APA, 1950).

The three-tiered system was dropped by 1974 and in l985 the American Psychological Association (APA. 1985), The American ...

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This solution discusses levels of qualifications needed to conduct psychological assessments in 700 words with six APA references.

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