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David M. Corey

, and Mark Zelig

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date: 24 January 2021

This chapter describes the procedures commonly followed in suitability and fitness evaluations, with a particular focus on the collection of data from three sources routinely required for these assessments. The authors discuss best practices for providing examinees with the necessary elements of disclosure about the evaluation, including its probable uses and potential negative outcomes, and for obtaining the examinee’s informed consent. The chapter includes detailed guidance for selecting assessment instruments, brief descriptions of the psychological tests most commonly used in suitability and fitness evaluations, and discussion of the emerging use of executive function measures in suitability evaluations.

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