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Ethics in Assessment

Select an assessment instrument likely to be used in the Mental Health professional practice. Read the reviews for the chosen assessment tool in the Mental Measurements Yearbook available scholarly articles that establish the appropriate use of that tool and what it purports to measure. Locate articles discussing the assessment by the developer(s) of the assessment. You may also cite the information provided by the test publisher.

Can you analyze the theoretical basis for the choice of the specific assessment tool. Compare how the test developers or publisher and independent reviewers discuss the applicability of the assessment tool to diverse populations. ( Keep in mind that the pages for individual tests often have more than one review at the bottom of the page.) How does this comparison inform making an ethical judgment of the applicability of using the tool with diverse groups of clients? Be certain to cite the relevant sections of the ACA Code of Ethics.

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