Cognitive Assessment

PSY 754S

This course enables students to master a key professional skill of the clinical psychologist that is used in internship, clinical practice, and academic research. Theory topics include psychometric measurement, the science of test construction, the politics and history of mental testing, and the misuses of mental testing. Students learn to evaluate and critique tests. Students learn to administer, score and interpret eh WPPSI, WISC, WAIS, and selected tests of academic achievement and neuropsychological brain functions. Students learn to write a formal report of assessment findings, to give oral consultations to patients, parents and referring physicians, to understand the legal aspects of assessment practice, and to appropriately apply test for diagnosis and treatment planning.

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