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    Personality Assessment - NEO-PI-R

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    Sean Brody
    Age - 8

    Race - White

    Gender - Male

    Ethnicity - Jewish

    Veteran Status - None

    Immigrant Status - American citizen

    Language - English, American Sign Language

    Sensory Impairment - Hearing Impaired

    Motor Impairment - None

    Medical Conditions - High lead levels

    Presenting Problem - Behavioral and academic problems in school

    Poor peer relationships


    Affective Symptoms - Irritability

    Behavioral Symptoms - School failure

    Suspensions and expulsions due to aggression

    Isolation from peers

    Cognitive Symptoms - Poor concentration and attention in school

    Family and Support Systems - Only child

    Split custody

    Results Intelligence Testing - Weakness in Gs and Gr

    Strength in Gf

    Results of NEO PI-R - High, open to experience

    Low, conscientiousness

    apply the knowledge of test selection and evaluation to personality assessment. You select a personality test that might be appropriate for your virtual client based on the presenting information. In addition, you practice integrating the hypothetical results of a personality test to increase your understanding of the particular dynamics of your client and his or her presenting problem.

    Q******* Summarize the presenting problem of the virtual client and create a hypothesis.
    Select a personality test from the Mental Measurements Yearbook.
    Evaluate and explain why this test is most appropriate for assessing the client's personality and justify your selection.

    Mock Assessment Results

    Locate your virtual client in the following list.

    NEO-PI Results:

    Virtual Client 1: High-Open to Experience, Low-Conscientiousness
    Virtual Client 2: High-Neuroticism, Low-Extraversion
    Virtual Client 3: High-Neuroticism, Low-Agreeableness

    specific references to all resources used in its preparation. You are to provide a reference list for all resources, including those in the Learning Resources for this course.

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    (1) Summarize the presenting problem of the virtual client and create a hypothesis.

    Sean Brody is a White male, ages 8 of Jewish ethnicity residing in the United States. He is an American citizen, who is able to speak English and recognize American Sign Language. Sean presents with psychological problems that consists of behavioral and academic problems, including irritability, poor concentration and attention in school, He has received several suspensions and expulsions due to aggression. In addition to his psychological problems, Sean has a medical condition that includes hearing impairment, and diagnosed with high lead levels. He is an only child and his parents have shared custody. Sean's psychological and academic problems may have contributed to his social problems. He has poor-peer relationships, and have been isolated from and rejected by them. His intelligence tests reveal moderate intellectual ability—weakness in Gs and Gr but strengths in GF. Sean was administered the Revised NEO (NEO-PI-R, Costa & McCrae, 1992a) Personality Inventory. Results of a NEO-PI—R results that he scored high on the item, open ...

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    This solution addresses a specific case study with the context of the NEO-PI-R