Assessment of Children and Adolescents   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PY 577 - Assessment of Children and Adolescents

Prerequisite(s): PY 437  and PY 453 . This course covers the selection, administration, scoring, and interpretation of cognitive, personality, and educational tests, as well as behavioral rating scales commonly used in psychological assessment of children and adolescents. Integration of information from diverse tests into a written report is also covered. Special considerations that arise in assessing these age groups are emphasized throughout the course including interpretation within a normative-development framework. (2 credits)