Synopses & Reviews
Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the WJ IIITM
The most widely used comprehensive assessment testthe Woodcock-Johnson®has been newly separated into two distinct tests: Achievement and Cognitive Abilities. The WJ III™ Tests of Achievement include reading, mathematics, written language, and knowledge tests. To use these tests properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret them. Cowritten by the creator of the Woodcock-Johnson® and a coauthor of the WJ III™ Tests of Achievement, Essentials of WJ III™ Tests of Achievement Assessment is that source.
Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.
Essentials of WJ III™ Tests of Achievement Assessment is the only book to provide state-of-the-art guidelines to the Achievement portion of the WJ III™, with comprehensive instruction on test administration, scoring, and interpretation. The authors also offer expert assessment of the tests relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on their clinical applications, and several illuminating case studies. This book complements Essentials of WJ III™ Cognitive Abilities Assessment (Wiley), also cowritten by Dr. Woodcock.
Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:
Essentials of WJ III™ Cognitive Abilities Assessment
Essentials of TAT and Other Storytelling Techniques Assessment
Essentials of Individual Achievement Assessment
Essentials of NEPSY® Assessment
Essentials of WISC-III® and WPPSI-R® Assessment
Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment
Essentials of MMPI-A™ Assessment
Essentials of Cognitive Assessment with KAIT and Other Kaufman Measures
For a complete list of books in our Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, visit us on the Web at: www.essentials.wiley.com
Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-271) and index.
About the Author
NANCY MATHER, PhD, University of Arizona, College of Education, Dept. of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Tucson, Arizona.
BARBARA J. WENDLING, MA, BJ Consulting, Dallas, Texas.
RICHARD W. WOODCOCK, EdD, Measurement/Learning/Consultants, Ramona, California.
Table of Contents
Two. How to Administer the WJ III ACH.
Three. How to Score the WJ III ACH.
Four. How to Interpret the WJ III ACH.
Five. Strengths & Weaknesses of the WJ III ACH.
Six. Clinical Applications of the WJ III ACH.
Seven. Illustrative Case Reports.