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Toys and Child Development

Parents purchase a number of items (until preschool) to help their children get a head start in education. Locate a few unique educational products on the market and probe their claims about helping children grow cognitively. Explain how the products may fit into Piaget's stages of child development.

Utilization of Student Functional Assessments

Sandy, a third grade student with learning problems, attended a special class. She usually engaged in disruptive behaviors in the classroom when required to complete math problems. The teacher conducted a functional assessment and found that the request to do math problems was the primary antecedent to the disruptive behavior. T

Mrs. Hudson: Culturally Competent Assessment and Diagnosis

Develop a culturally relevent diagnosis including these guidelines: Axis I: Clinical disorders Axis II: Personality/ developmental disorders Axis III: Relevant physical disorders Axis IV: Psychosocial and Environmental problems Axis V: Global Assessment of Functioning Axis VI: Addressing Summarize the major issues in

Assessment Techniques

Case Study Attached Describe two potential assessment techniques and/or tools that might be used for the Yellowbird family case. Compare the major similarities and differences between the techniques and/or tools. Explain why each technique and/or tool might be used for assessment in this case. Evaluate which of the two woul

Psychological Assessment (QLQ Social Desirability Scale)

The QLQ report provides a Social Desirability Scale, intended to assess whether the test taker responded truthfully. Typically this scale has produced questionable results for counsellors, counselling students, and other helping professionals. Do you believe this scale is measuring truthful responses or something else? Can you a

Designing a Test of Depression

100 word count answer Suppose that you were setting out to design a test that would detect whether the test taker suffered from depression. (a) List two features, characteristics, or qualities that you want your finished product to have. (b) List two things that you would try NOT to do as you were designing your test.

Vocational/Career Counseling/Development Assessment/Inventory

Think about what you might learn about yourself as a result of taking a self-assessment inventory in the area of vocational/career counseling/development at this stage of your life (age 52, white female, divorced, living in the U.S). Then write what the findings would be from such an inventory. What would your reaction be to the

Assessment Procedures

I need some assistance/ideas/thoughts on concerning assessment procedures. I need to choose one of the items below and read through the portions of the resource that concern assessment procedures. The I need to point out any surprises that were found; likewise, make a note of anything you felt was missing in the information pro

HELP IS MUCH NEEDED RIGHT NOW! Tests and Measurments.

Please help is much needed right now! I need few Paragraphs in regards to the following: An explanation of the role of testing and assessment with employment interview. Then, describe how cognitive ability tests and personality tests that you might use in this setting and why. Finally, explain some issues that are re

Assessment Report

Read and analyze the case study below wearing the hat of a marriage family therapist. A female, age 19, Marceline (M), is in your office. She has a friend, who is waiting for her with her 26-month-old male chi

Screening and assessment

Choose 1 objective and 1 projective personality test, and discuss the benefits and limitations to the tests you chose.

Case Study Assessment

George, husband Teresa, wife L.B., 7, son J.J., 3, daughter Mom is babysitter for L.B. after school. Teresa's sister is babysitter for J.J. at home with her own children during the day You are a therapist in private practice and George is in your office. George says his wife is crazy. Their 3 year old will not

Discuss the role of assessments.

What is your understanding of the role of assessment (do you think they are beneficial or not?If yes or no what contributed to your shifts in thinking about assessments or has it deepened your understanding of the area of counseling practice?

Assessment of Clients With a Dual Diagnosis

- What Axis I diagnoses would you consider for James? Support your choices to specific DSM-IV-TR criteria. -What other information needs to be gathered in order to make firm diagnoses on Axis I? -What factors to take into account when developing a treatment plan for working with James? (Describe three treatment goal

Achievement and Aptitude Assessment

Achievement and aptitude assessments serve distinct, but potentially complimentary purposes. Both are often administered in a group setting. Can you Summarize how these assessments are distinct, and analyze the implications of group administration for these assessments. Include the perspective of administering these assessments

Assessment of Cognitive Abilities

The assessment of cognitive abilities draws a range of opinions in terms of the validity of assessing "intelligence". Begin by defining what is assessed. Choose one side of the argument (that "intelligence" can be accurately measured or that it cannot) and present and review the evidence that supports that position. Focus upon p

Comparison of Assessment Tool Constructs

Select an assessment tool from the list of assessments (see attachment). Explore the literature to identify another assessment tool that is purported to measure the same construct(s). Compare the tools on the basis of key test measurement concepts of reliability and validity. Describe the interpretation of results of each test b

Provide assistance with the Goldilocks and the Three Assessment Scenarios.

Look at the "Goldilocks and the Three Assessment Scenarios" attached. Choose either the "too warm" or "too cool" scenario and compare how the counselor in the "just right" scenario manages the assessment process differently. What could the counselor in the "just right" scenario have done that would have been even more effective

Inept Assessment Development

See the below (attachment) on "Inept Assessment Development." Choose three errors from the many that these inept test developers made. Use other resouces for support to apply key assessment concepts to demonstrate why their methods were flawed.

Ethical Use of 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

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 ad

Analysis of Assessment Roles

Choose one of the roles that assessment plays in the counseling field other than initial assessment for treatment. Such as: Treatment Matching, Monitoring Treatment Progress, Evaluation and Accountability, Outcome Assessment, or Data Analysis. Select a scholarly peer reviewed article that presents an example of this type of asse

Emphasize roles of assessment.

Please reflect upon the history of assessment and the counseling field. How does assessment help to define a counselor's professional identity? Address the role of assessment in the area of counseling that fits ones professional goals. Use scholarly sources to support your position and please provide 350 words or more.

Process and related issues in cognitive behavioral assessment

Our chapter explores the interviewing process in CBT. Factors such as interviewer skill, language, how emotions are handled, how outcomes are measured and the impact of the therapeutic relationship are discussed. What are the role of the therapeutic relationship, power and emotions in the assessment process in CBT?