Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need tounderstand and assess children and adolescents struggling withexecutive functions deficits
Essentials of Executive Functions Assessment is designedfor professionals who want to learn how to administer, score, andinterpret popular assessments of executive functions, including theWisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST), the Behavior Rating Inventoryof Executive Functions (BRIEF, BRIEF-SR), the Delis-KaplanExecutive Function System (D-KEFS), and the NEPSY-II, amongothers.
Like all the volumes in the Essentials of PsychologicalAssessment series, this book is designed to help busy mentalhealth professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills theyneed to make optimal use of major psychological assessmentinstruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxeshighlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensiveillustrative material, as well as test questions that help yougauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.
Executive functions experts George McCloskey and Lisa Perkinsalso provide general techniques that can be used to interpretaspects of executive functions using tests that are notspecifically designed as measures of executive functions. Thebook's accompanying CD-ROM contains interview forms for parents andteachers, student observation forms, reference material on theBRIEF® and other rating scales, case-study reference material,and several sample psychoeducational assessment reports.
Other titles in the Essentials of PsychologicalAssessment series:
Essentials of Assessment Report Writing
Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment, Second Edition
Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment, Second Edition
Essentials of WIAT-III and KTEA-II Assessment
Essentials of WJ III Cognitive Abilities Assessment, SecondEdition
Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions
Essentials of Processing Assessment
Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Third Edition
Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, SecondEdition
Essentials of NEPSY-II Assessment
Essentials of WMS-IV Assessment