Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals Plus MyLab Counseling with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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  • Edition: 9th
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  • Copyright: 2019-06-15
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A classic textbook for aspiring counselors, now updated and expanded to improve its usefulness and relevance for practicing counselors.
Since its first publication in 1988, Assessment Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals has become a classic among assessment textbooks designed specifically for aspiring counselors. Now in its 9th Edition, the text includes extensive changes to content and updating throughout, while maintaining its popular, easy-to-read format and continuing emphasis on assessment information that is most useful and relevant for school counselors, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and other helping professionals. Throughout the text, readers get invaluable information and examples about widely used assessment instruments in order to become familiar with these well-known tests.

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Author Biography

Dr. Carl J. Sheperis serves as Dean of the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Dr. Sheperis has served as President and CEO of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) and Affiliates. He is a past president of the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling and Associate Editor for Quantitative Research for the Journal of Counseling and Development. He has worked with the American Counseling Association as the Chair of the Research & Knowledge Committee, and has served as the Editor of the Journal of Counseling Research and Practice. In addition to this textbook, Dr. Sheperis is an author of Research in Counseling: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods; Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Fundamentals of Applied Practice; Diagnosing and Treating Children and Adolescents; and The Peace Train. He is also published in various textbooks, academic journals, and reference volumes.

Dr. Robert J. Drummond passed away on March 14, 2005. He was a retired professor and counselor educator at the University of North Florida for 20 years. He was foremost in the field of assessment, and he specialized in educational and psychological testing, career development, models for evaluation, educational research, and personality theory and measurement. Dr. Drummond wrote the first edition of this text in 1988. Now in its ninth edition, the book remains a popular assessment textbook in counseling.

Dr. Karyn Dayle Jones i
s an associate professor in counselor education at the University of Central Florida. She has over 20 years of experience in the counseling profession and has been a counselor educator for over 15 years. Jones is coauthor of Introduction to the Profession of Counseling, has authored or coauthored several book chapters and refereed publications, and has made numerous professional presentations. Her primary areas of research are assessment and diagnosis. She is the past president of the Association for Humanistic Counseling, a division of the American Counseling Association. Jones is a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a National Certified Counselor, and she has worked as a counselor in mental health agencies, schools, and private practice.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: The Principles of Assessment
1. Introduction to Assessment
2. Ethical and Legal Issues in Assessment
3. Assessment Issues with Diverse Populations
4. Methods and Sources of Assessment Information

PART TWO: Foundations of Assessment
5. Statistical Concepts
6. Understanding Assessment Scores
7. Reliability/Precision
8. Validity
9. Selecting, Administering, Scoring, and Interpreting Assessment Results

PART THREE: Types of Assessment
10. Assessment of Intelligence and General Ability
11. Assessment of Achievement
12. Assessment of Aptitude
13. Career and Employment Assessment
14. Personality Assessment
15. Clinical Assessment
16. Assessment in Education
17. Communicating Assessment Results
Appendix I: Standards for Multicultural Assessment Fourth Revision, 2012
Appendix II: Responsibilities of Users of Standardized Tests (RUST; 3rd Ed.)

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