Individual Interviewing and Assessment   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PB 530 - Individual Interviewing and Assessment

This course introduces the principles of individual assessment and its role in workplace psychology. It includes frameworks for conceptualizing the assessment process, specific strategies for assessing individual personality style, cognitive ability, and workplace relevant behaviors (such as leadership skills, managerial styles, teamwork and other interpersonal skills, etc). The emphasis is on how to develop an ethical, individually-focused assessment process; choose appropriate, valid, and reliable instruments; incorporate non-test assessment strategies such as interviewing and behavioral analysis; interpret and integrate assessment data; and write useful and informative assessment reports for the consumer. (3 credits)