9780470189153

Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment, 2nd Edition

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    9780470189153

  • ISBN10:

    0470189150

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 5/4/2009
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

The WISC-IV is the top intelligence assessment instrument for children in the US, providing essential information into a child s cognitive functioning. Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment with CD-ROM, Second Edition presents professionals with step-by-step instruction on scoring and interpreting this test. Thoroughly updated, the new edition is now packaged with a CD-ROM for interpreting and scoring the WISC-IV. In addition, each chapter has been fully revised. Anyone involved in the psychological testing of children, specifically school psychologists and clinical psychologists, will benefit from this popular measure of intelligence.

Author Biography

Dawn P. Flanagan, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the School of Psychology Training Programs at St. John's University in Jamaica, NY, and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Yale Child Study Center. She is the author or coauthor of several popular books in the Essentials series, including Essentials of WJ III Cognitive Abilities Assessment and Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment.

Alan S. Kaufman, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Yale University's Child Study Center in the School of Medicine and the Series Editor with Nadeen L. Kaufman of Wiley's Essentials of Psychological Assessment series. Dr. Kaufman worked closely with David Wechsler in the development and standardization of the WISC®-R, an earlier version of the test; has written numerous books on the Wechsler Scales and intelligence testing; and is the author of several popular assessment instruments used worldwide.

Table of Contents

Series Preface
Introduction and Overview
How to Administer the WISC-IV
How to Score the WISC-IV
How to Interpret the WISC-IV
Strengths and Weaknesses of the WISC-IV
Clinical Applications: A Review of Special Group Studies with the WISC IV and Assessment of Low-Incidence Populations
Clinical Applications: Assessment of Gifted, Learning Disabled, and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations
WISC-IV Integrated
Illustrative Case Reports
Definitions of CHC Abilities and Processes
CHC Abilities and Processes Measured by Major Intelligence Tests
WISC-IV Subtest g-Loadings, by Age Group and Overall Sample
Psychometric, Theoretical, and Qualitative Characteristics of the WISC-IV
WISC-IV Interpretive Worksheet
General Ability Index (GAI) Conversion Table: U.S. and Canadian Norms
Cognitive Proficiency Index (CPI) Conversion Table
Summary of Analyses of WISC-IV Indexes
Norms Tables for Clinical Clusters
Linking WISC-IV Assessment Results to Educational Strategies and Instructional Supports
References
Annotated Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments
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