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Academic Assessment

Edward S. Shapiro, Jaime Benson, Nathan Clemens and Karen L. Gischlar.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 13662 words.

The assessment of academic skills is an essential and critical component of the life of all schools. Like the assessment of other areas of functioning, assessment of academic skills needs...

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Academic Interventions: What School Psychologists Need to Know for Their Assessment and Problem Solving Consultation Roles

Virginia W. Berninger, Michel Fayol and Nicole Alston–Abel.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 10037 words.

This chapter provides an overview of critical concepts about academic interventions that school psychologists can apply in their assessment (prevention and diagnosis) and problem solving...

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Actigraphy and Sleep/Wake Diaries

Rosemary S.C. Horne and Sarah N. Biggs.

in The Oxford Handbook of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Sleep and Behavior

November 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 9474 words.

Although polysomnography is the gold standard for recording sleep, the use of actigraphy in conjunction with a sleep diary is now common in the study of sleep/wake patterns in infants,...

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Adolescents, Social Class, and Counseling

Matthew A. Diemer and Brooke A. Seyffert.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Class in Counseling

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Counselling Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing; Developmental Psychology. 7758 words.

This chapter critically reviews the relations between social class and how youth resolve developmental tasks in the opportunity structure—school engagement, the postsecondary transition,...

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Advances in Rehabilitation and Health Assessments

Elias Mpofu, Ros Madden, Richard Madden, David Kellett, David B. Peterson, W. Dent Gitchel and Eun-Jeong Lee.

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

June 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychological Assessment and Testing; Clinical Psychology. 8346 words.

This chapter considers the types of measures used in rehabilitation and health settings, including their alignment with the major health and disease diagnostic and classification systems....

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Anticipating Ethical and Legal Challenges in Personality Assessments

Irving B. Weiner.

in Oxford Handbook of Personality Assessment

July 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing; Criminal and Forensic Psychology. 8129 words.

Despite their best intentions, practitioners of personality assessment sometimes painfully discover they have paid insufficient attention to what they should or should not have done. This...

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Aphasia Assessment

Janet P. Patterson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Aphasia and Language Disorders

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Psychological Assessment and Testing. 14848 words.

Theoretically grounded aphasia assessment that matches clinical practice settings is critical to planning intervention and assisting individuals with aphasia and their family members. This...

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Appraisal Models

Jonathan Gratch and Stacy C. Marsella.

in The Oxford Handbook of Affective Computing

January 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 8412 words.

This chapter is from the forthcoming The Oxford Handbook of Affective Computing edited by Rafael Calvo, Sidney K. D'Mello, Jonathan Gratch, and Arvid Kappas. This chapter discusses...

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Assessing Acute Traumatic Stress Symptoms

Richard A. Bryant.

in The Oxford Handbook of Traumatic Stress Disorders

February 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 9026 words.

There is significant change in acute stress reactions in the weeks after exposure to a traumatic event, which raises challenges for assessing the responses in the acute posttraumatic...

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Assessing Adolescent Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse

Ken Winters, Tamara Fahnhorst, Andria Botzet, Randy Stinchfield and Ali Nicholson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Adolescent Substance Abuse

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 13956 words.

This chapter addresses several assessment and measurement issues relevant to adolescent drug abuse. Both researchers and clinicians working with youth suspected of problems associated with...

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