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Janine Jones
Seattle Campus

School Psychological Assessment

Study of assessment of human intelligence with supervised training in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of individual intelligence tests with emphasis on Stanford-Binet and Wechsler scales. Prerequisite: graduate standing in the school psychology specialization and permission of instructor. Offered: A.

Class description

This course is designed to train school psychologists in individual intellectual assessment and nonverbal intellectual assessment. The emphasis is on individual intellectual testing of children, adolescents, and adults. Students learn test administration procedures, interpretation methods, as well as how to integrate the information into a psychoeducational report. Students writing skills for cognitive psychological reporting are developed.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

This course is organized as a graduate level seminar where the primary modes of instruction will include assigned readings, classroom lectures and discussion, paired experiential activities, peer review, test administration (both inside and outside of class), one-way mirror observation, and report writing.

Recommended preparation

The students will demonstrate competence in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of intellectual assessment instruments. Students will develop report writing skills that are integrative and encompass a broad understanding of the test results.

Class assignments and grading

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Janine Jones
Date: 09/24/2005