Why is it important to use a multicultrual perspective in all phases of counseling, including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment? Explain how having a multicultural perspective helps the counselor or therapist as well as the client? Min. of one scholarly resource to support your answer. Cite with an APA format
In the past there were many horrors that passed as treatment. And the lobotomies, trepanning (holes in the head) and accusations of witchcraft were all associated with mental illness at one time or another. Our knowledge of mental illness has vastly changed and, hopefully, our practice of treatment has changed. The above
Case study: Luis A. is a 10-year-old bilingual student who speaks fluent Spanish and English, although he only speaks Spanish at home with his family. At school, in the classroom, Luis speaks English, but when he is with his friends, he speaks Spanish. Recently, his written work and grades in English class have been on a down
Before behavior analysts can choose behaviors to target or programs to put in place to address behaviors, they must first complete a behavior assessment. First state and define the five phases of behavior assessment. Then pick two of the five phases and discuss in your own words (a) what a behavior analyst is supposed to do d
I am looking for an explanation on reliability and validity of the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale( SIAS) as it pertains to PTSD
Identify the primary question that the assessment needs to address in order to best serve the client(s). Based upon the identified referral question, select an assessment tool to use as part of the assessment process. With support from professional literature, provide a clear description of the tool and how it can address th
Could you provide me with a brief description of the type of counseling setting where you currently work or where you might practice as a counselor. Then, could you provide me with some ideas to help me get started on designing a five item survey that you could use to determine the needs for a well-being program for the staff.
I need help identifying two future challenges/issues in the area of diagnosis and assessment. Could you share some ideas about how to address these challenges/issues?
Describe the application of community psychology action and research tools to address issues related to marginalization and inequality within a global context.
Please provide some assistance with discussing the beliefs concerning the use of academic assessment (e.g., culture, language, standards)? Also, what are the merits of both standardized and alternative assessment methods?
Does anyone know a layman's description on what the reliability and validity is on the "Impact of Events Scale Revised"?
Donald is 33 years old. Although Donald is of relatively high intelligence, he has never been employed for more than a few days at a time, and he currently lives in a sheltered community setting. Donald has brief periods when he needs to be hospitalized. His hospitalizations are triggered by episodes of great agitation during wh
Provide a brief description of the two assessment instruments you selected, followed by why you think they would be most useful in your situation. Include in your post the strengths of the assessments. Then explain why you believe it is important to be aware of the issues involved in testing special populations.
I would like to discuss two related issues in this discussion thread. They are "assessment" and "competence." Please define each and then explain why they are important issues in the field of professional psychology.
I already have some information, but I need additional help with my evaluation of the choice of design, the author's rationale for the design choice, the types of validity presented and the critical differences among them, the author's performance in explaining them, and how to assess the study's validity and the information req
Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children;; Wide Range Achievement Test (WRATH). amd Minnesota-Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2).
Please clearly explain the following tests: 1. Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC) 2. Wide Range Achievement Test, 4th Edition (WRAT4) 3. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, 2 (MMPI-2) Include how these tests should be appropriately used, including their use for the population to which they are direct
Give an explanation of the importance of accountability as it relates to using assessment in the practice of counseling. Include examples of how a counselor can employ accountability practices in the counseling profession. Be specific in your examples.
I was asked to craft 5-7 pages on the individual portrayed in the documentary, "Murder on a Sunday Morning" - A brief description of the case study in the documentary, including a description of the individual and the forensic population he is from. - A description of the potential role(s) of a forensic psychology profession
Describe the "Interpretation of Test Results" section of the Responsibilities of Users of Standardized Tests (RUST) on individuals with disabilities. Explain how this section of RUST would inform the administration of scoring and/or interpretation of assessments when working with this special population?
Select and give a brief description of an aptitude or interest assessment. Then explain how the test reviews of the aptitude or interest assessment compare to the general assessment standards (operational definition of terms, norming methods, reliability, validity, measures of error, and generalizability).
Briefly describe the eligibility laws and qualifying disorders in your selected state's (Michigan, Texas or any state) civil commitment laws for sexual offenders. Explain how you might assess an individual under the state's civil commitment laws for sexual offenders in order to determine if he or she would qualify for civil comm
Give a brief description of the intelligence assessment you selected. Then describe at least one strength and one limitation of the assessment related to ethical and/or multicultural considerations according to the ACA Code of Ethics and/or the AMCD Multicultural Counseling Competencies.
Provide a comparison (similarities and differences) of two tests, techniques, and/or instruments used to assess and diagnose substance abuse or addiction. Then, describe one strength and one shortcoming of each, using specific examples.
Give a brief description of reliability and validity of an assessment instrument. Explain how an assessment instrument can be reliable but not be valid. Then, explain why an assessment instrument that is not reliable can never be deemed valid. Provide an example to illustrate your point.
Explain the capstone topic "Problem with the Assessment of Children with Behavioral Problems". What are some of the problems with assessment of children with behavioral problem? What are issues related to the topic?
You are working as an elementary school counselor. A kindergarten teacher has requested your advice about a student named Maria, who, with her parents, immigrated to the United States from Costa Rica within the past month. Maria does not speak any English. In this small school district, the kindergarten teachers do an informal k
There are countless psychometric tests and other non-standardized assessment tools and techniques available to assist counsellors with needs analysis and intervention planning. A key role for counsellors is to integrate assessment results and communicate those results effectively. The required journal article, Teacher Ratings
Especially with online tests, which often come with sophisticated computer-generated reports, it can be tempting to minimize the role of the counsellor by leaving clients to read their reports independently. Based on your own experience completing the tests, your readings, and the test-related discussion forums, use this forum t
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, expl
- Briefly explain the role and importance of assessment in counseling practice. - Explain two situations in which a counselor should use formal assessment in counseling practice. - Explain two situations in which one should use informal assessment in counseling practice. - Justify your response using specific examples.