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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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Adult Depression

Jacqueline B. Persons, David M. Fresco and Juliet Small Ernst.

in A Guide to Assessments That Work

April 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 14002 words.

Abstract: This chapter focuses on the assessment of depression in adults. It focuses on major depressive disorder (MDD) because the empirical support for the tools and theories and...

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Advances in Evidence-Based Assessment: Using Assessment to Improve Clinical Interventions and Outcomes

Eric A. Youngstrom and Anna Van Meter.

in A Guide to Assessments That Work

April 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 9164 words.

Abstract: “Assessment” is the application of a measurement method to support a particular goal. This chapter presents a model of evidence-based assessment (EBA) that integrates assessment...

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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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Alcohol Use Disorder

Angela M. Haeny, Cassandra L. Boness, Yoanna E. McDowell and Kenneth J. Sher.

in A Guide to Assessments That Work

April 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 22137 words.

Although extremely heterogeneous across individuals, the general course of alcohol use disorders begins with increasing alcohol involvement during adolescence, peak involvement during late...

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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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Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Simon P. Byrne, Eli R. Lebowitz, Thomas H. Ollendick and Wendy K. Silverman.

in A Guide to Assessments That Work

April 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 18313 words.

Abstract: Anxiety disorders are among the most common forms of emotional disturbance in children and adolescents. Although mild anxiety is typically transient, clinically severe anxiety is...

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