Handbook of Multicultural Assessment : Clinical, Psychological, and Educational Applications

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-12-14
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Handbook of Multicultural Assessment offers the most comprehensive text on testing of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States. This thoroughly revised and updated edition includes the most current and state-of-the-art assessment information in a variety of psychological and educational domains. The book highlights new and innovative testing practices and expands the populations of interest to include recent immigrants and refugees. It also includes ways to overcome barriers in the assessment process as well as forensic assessment. This important resource offers an instructional text for conducting culturally competent psychological assessment for clinicians, educators, and researchers.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
The Editorsp. xiii
The Contributorsp. xv
General Assessment Issuesp. 1
General Multicultural Assessment Issuesp. 3
Issues in Culturally Appropriate Psychoeducational Assessmentp. 5
Multicultural Assessment Validity: The Preeminent Ethical Issue in Psychological Assessmentp. 22
Building Community Test Norms: Considerations for Ethnic Minority Populationsp. 34
Cultural Identity, Racial Identity, and the Multicultural Personalityp. 52
Acculturation and Multicultural Assessment: Issues, Trends, and Practicep. 73
Multicultural Issues in Computer-Based Assessmentp. 92
Clinical Diagnosis in Multicultural Populationsp. 107
A Cultural Assessment Framework and Interview Protocolp. 132
Assessing Immigrants and Refugeesp. 163
Considerations for the Cross-Cultural Evaluation of Refugees and Asylum Seekersp. 165
Cultural Adaptation and Translation of Assessment Instruments for Diverse Populations: The Use of the Harvard Trauma Questionnaire in Rwandap. 195
Delivering Quality Mental Health Services to Immigrants and Refugees Through an Interpreterp. 220
Daily Living Assessmentp. 245
Assessment of Diverse Family Systemsp. 247
Culturally Competent Vocational Assessment with At-Risk Adolescents in Middle and High Schoolp. 273
Cross-Cultural Considerations in Quality-of-Life Assessmentp. 299
Testing Issuesp. 319
Personality Assessmentp. 321
TEMAS: A Multicultural Test and Its Place in an Assessment Batteryp. 323
Multicultural Issues in Projective Assessmentp. 346
On the Multicultural Utility of the 16PF and the CPI-434 in the United Statesp. 375
Multicultural Applications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicatorp. 402
MMPI-2 and MCMI-III Performances of Non-White People in the United States: What We (Don't) Know and Where We Go from Herep. 425
Assessment of Cognitive Abilitiesp. 447
Ability Testing Across Culturesp. 449
Educational Assessment of English-Language Learnersp. 471
Multicultural Issues and the Assessment of Aptitudep. 490
Academic Achievement Testing for Culturally Diverse Groupsp. 520
Neuropsychological Assessment in a Multicultural Context: Past, Present, and Futurep. 542
Family-Oriented, Culturally Sensitive (FOCUS) Assessment of Young Childrenp. 565
Assessment Issues for Working with Diverse Populations of Elderly: Multiculturally Sensitive Perspectivesp. 594
Forensic Assessmentp. 625
Assessing for Child Maltreatment in Culturally Diverse Familiesp. 627
Competency to Stand Trial: A Multicultural Perspectivep. 651
Multicultural Assessment: Trends and Future Directionsp. 666
Name Indexp. 672
Subject Indexp. 694
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