9780534348496

Principles and Applications of Assessment in Counseling

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534348496

  • ISBN10:

    0534348491

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/1999
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

Become a better counselor with PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS OF ASSESSMENT IN COUNSELING! Created specifically for counseling students, this counseling text provides you with a comprehensive introduction to appraisal and assessment and focuses on the importance of using assessment results to evaluate the efficacy of counseling. With cases studies found throughout, you will easily learn to apply principles to real life.

Table of Contents

SECTION I Principles of Assessment 1(108)
CHAPTER 1 Assessment in Counseling
3(21)
CHAPTER 2 Basic Assessment Principles
24(23)
CHAPTER 3 Reliability
47(21)
CHAPTER 4 Validity and Item Analysis
68(22)
CHAPTER 5 Instrument Selection, Administration, Scoring, and Communicating Results
90(19)
SECTION II Overview of Assessment Areas 109(158)
CHAPTER 6 Initial Assessment in Counseling
111(24)
CHAPTER 7 Intelligence and General Ability Testing
135(27)
CHAPTER 8 Measuring Achievement and Aptitude: Applications for Counseling
162(28)
CHAPTER 9 Assessment in Career Counseling
190(27)
CHAPTER 10 Appraisal of Personality
217(29)
CHAPTER 11 Assessment in Marriage and Family Counseling
246(21)
SECTION III Issues and Applications 267(98)
CHAPTER 12 Using Assessment in Counseling
269(15)
CHAPTER 13 Assessment and Diagnosis
284(29)
CHAPTER 14 Issues Related to Assessment with Special Populations
313(20)
CHAPTER 15 Ethical and Legal Issues in Assessment
333(17)
CHAPTER 16 Technological Applications and Future Trends
350(15)
APPENDIX A Tables of Areas Under the Normal Curve 365(3)
APPENDIX B Web Sites of Assessment-Related Organizations and Instrument Sources 368(3)
APPENDIX C American Counseling Association's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice Section E: Evaluation, Assessment, and Interpretation 371

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