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Wisc-III Clinical Use and Interpretation: Scientist-Practitioner Perspectives (Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional)

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The WISC-III is the most frequently used IQ assessment technique in the United States. This book discusses the clinical use of the WISC-III with respect to specific clinical populations, and covers research findings on the validity and reliability of the test. It also includes standardization data from the Psychological Corporation. Many of the contributors participated in the development of the WISC-III and are in a unique position to discuss the clinical uses of this measure.

The book describes the WISC-III from scientist-practitioner perspectives. It provides methods to aid in understanding and interpreting the WISC-III results for various groups of exceptional children. The book also presents detailed descriptions of behavior and achievement as well as recommendations for test interpreting standards.

WISC-III Clinical Use and Interpretation has immediate and practical relevance to professionals who administer, interpret, or use the results of the WISC-III. The solid writing by leading experts makes the contents of this book an essential reference for WISC-III users.

Key Features

* Leading experts discuss the clinical use of the WISC-III

* Thorough coverage of the literature with many new findings

* Covers wide range of exceptionalities from AD/HD to learning disabilities

* Direct relevance to practitioners, researchers, and trainers

Synopsis:

* Thorough coverage of the literature with many new findings

* Covers wide range of exceptionalities from AD/HD to learning disabilities

* Direct relevance to practitioners, researchers, and trainers

Synopsis:

development of the WISC-III and are in a unique position to discuss the clinical uses of this measure.

The book describes the WISC-III from scientist-practitioner perspectives. It provides methods to aid in understanding and interpreting the WISC-III results for various groups of exceptional children. It also presents detailed descriptions of behavior and achievement as well as recommendations for test interpreting standards.

This book will have immediate and practical relevance to professionals who administer, interpret, or use the results of the WISC-III. The solid writing by leading experts makes the contents of this book an essential reference for WISC-III users.

Key Features

* Leading experts discuss the clinical use of the WISC-III

* Thorough coverage of the literature with many new findings

* Covers wide range of exceptionalities from AD/HD to learning disabilities

* Direct relevance to practitioners, researchers, and trainers

About the Author

Dr. Saklofske is a Professor in the Division of Applied Psychology at the University of Calgary. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Saskatchewan and Swinburne University, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. Dr. Saklofske has published more than 150 journal articles and book chapters on intelligence, personality, individual differences and psychological assessment. As well, he has written or edited books on the Wechsler intelligence scales, personality and intelligence, exceptional children, and educational psychology. He is the Editor of the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment and the Canadian Journal of School Psychology and Associate Editor of Personality and Individual Differences.

University of Calgary, Canada

Table of Contents

SC-III.

A.E. Puente and G.D. Salazar, Assessment of Minority and Culturally Diverse Children.

B.E. Gridley and G.H. Roid, the Use of the WISC-III with Achievement Tests.

T. Oakland and J. Glutting, Assessment of Test Behaviors with the WISC-III.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780125649308
Editor:
Saklofske, Don
Editor:
Prifitera, Aurelio
Editor:
Saklofske, Don
Editor:
Prifitera, Aurelio
Author:
Prifitera, Aurelio
Author:
Saklofske, Prifitera, Aurelio, Donald
Author:
Saklofske, Prifitera, Aurelio, Donald H.
Publisher:
Academic Press
Location:
San Diego ;
Subject:
Testing & Measurement
Subject:
Statistics
Subject:
Child Psychology
Subject:
Mental health
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Clinical Psychology
Subject:
Psychotherapy - Child & Adolescent
Subject:
Assessment, Testing & Measurement
Subject:
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children
Subject:
Psychology : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Abridged:
Abridged Edition
Series:
Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional
Publication Date:
19971231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in.

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Product details 336 pages Academic Press - English 9780125649308 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , * Thorough coverage of the literature with many new findings

* Covers wide range of exceptionalities from AD/HD to learning disabilities

* Direct relevance to practitioners, researchers, and trainers

"Synopsis" by , development of the WISC-III and are in a unique position to discuss the clinical uses of this measure.

The book describes the WISC-III from scientist-practitioner perspectives. It provides methods to aid in understanding and interpreting the WISC-III results for various groups of exceptional children. It also presents detailed descriptions of behavior and achievement as well as recommendations for test interpreting standards.

This book will have immediate and practical relevance to professionals who administer, interpret, or use the results of the WISC-III. The solid writing by leading experts makes the contents of this book an essential reference for WISC-III users.

Key Features

* Leading experts discuss the clinical use of the WISC-III

* Thorough coverage of the literature with many new findings

* Covers wide range of exceptionalities from AD/HD to learning disabilities

* Direct relevance to practitioners, researchers, and trainers

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