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Testing in Educational and Developmental Settings

Testing in Educational and Developmental Settings  

Stephen G. Sireci and Fernanda Gándara

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0013
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
Educational tests are used for a wide variety of purposes, including placing students in appropriate educational programs, diagnosing students’ strengths and weaknesses, certifying ... More
A Brief History of the International Test Commission

A Brief History of the International Test Commission  

Thomas Oakland

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

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Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0003
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
Chapter 3 highlights the history of test development and test use and the development of the International Test Commission (ITC). The chapter addresses the early history of psychological ... More
The ITC GuidelinesInternational Standards and Guidelines Relating to Tests and Testing

The ITC Guidelines: International Standards and Guidelines Relating to Tests and Testing  

Dave Bartram and Ronald K. Hambleton

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0004
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
This chapter focuses on international standards and guidelines that relate to tests and testing. It covers the work of the ITC (International Test Commission) and other international ... More
The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment  

Frederick T. L. Leong, Dave Bartram, Fanny Cheung, Kurt F. Geisinger, and Dragos Iliescu (eds)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.001.0001
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199356942
Embedded within the globalization movement, the internationalization of testing and assessment has encouraged scholars, professionals, and practitioners to work together to enhance our ... More
Test Use in Work Settings

Test Use in Work Settings  

Dirk D. Steiner and Neal Schmitt

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0014
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
Chapter 14 describes the various tools used in selecting employees in the workplace, such as cognitive ability tests, personality tests, and situational judgment tests, among others. ... More
Testing Individuals with DisabilitiesAn International Perspective

Testing Individuals with Disabilities: An International Perspective  

Kurt F. Geisinger and Carina McCormick

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0018
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
While individual countries vary in their legislation concerning individuals with disabilities, there is a consistent set of principles that can guide practice for testing individuals with ... More
Language and Culture in Testing

Language and Culture in Testing  

Franziska Schwabe, Alina A. von Davier, and Micheline Chalhoub-Deville

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0021
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
Testing culturally and linguistically diverse populations challenges test developers and test users across the world. In the context of educational and psychological tests, validity and ... More
Reliability

Reliability  

Susanne Hempel

in A Handbook of Research Methods for Clinical and Health Psychology

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2005
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808135
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198527565.003.0015
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Research Methods
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198527565
This chapter discusses reliability. It outlines the nature and purpose of reliability, classical test theory, measures of reliability (measure orientated reliability, parallel test, and ... More
The Diagnostic Process

The Diagnostic Process  

Emily Papazoglou

in Don't Wait and See!: A Neuropsychologist's Guide to Helping Children Who Are Developing Differently

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2020
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
May 2020
eISBN: 
9780190081331
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190081300.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190081300
A developmental evaluation can be a powerful tool for obtaining a thorough overview of your child’s development and determining whether any diagnoses are appropriate. Evaluations can be ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Frederick T. L. Leong, Dave Bartram, Fanny M. Cheung, Kurt F. Geisinger, and Dragos Iliescu

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0001
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
Chapter 1 introduces the Handbook by reviewing the historical and contextual factors surrounding the development of international psychological and educational testing. This Handbook ... More
A Primer on Psychological, Intelligence, Cognitive, and Neuropsychological Testing

A Primer on Psychological, Intelligence, Cognitive, and Neuropsychological Testing  

Craig R. Lareau and David C. Ahern

in Ziskin's Coping with Psychiatric and Psychological Testimony (6 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780190466237
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195174113.003.0014
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195174113
The purpose of this chapteris to introduce the foundational properties ofpsychological tests, including key terms, review processes, technical properties (scoring, validity, reliability), ... More
Analyzing Your Data

Analyzing Your Data  

Patricia A. Areán and Helena Chmura Kraemer

in High Quality Psychotherapy Research: From Conception to Piloting to National Trials

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2013
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230265
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199782468.003.0008
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Research Methods
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199782468
Chapter 8 presents an overview of some common and basic approaches to designing and analyzing RCTs and focus on problems likely to be encountered before discussing some basics related to ... More
Reliability and ValidityHistory, Notions, Methods, and Discussion

Reliability and Validity: History, Notions, Methods, and Discussion  

Paul De Boeck and Paula Elosua

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0028
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
Chapter 28 describes the evolution of the two most important concepts in psychometrics and for psychological and educational testing: reliability and validity. Between the publication of ... More
A Framework for Assessment

A Framework for Assessment  

Jan Willer

in Could it be Adult ADHD?: A Clinician's Guide to Recognition, Assessment, and Treatment

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190256333
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190256319.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190256319
Disorder: 
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Assessment of ADHD differs significantly depending on whether the client had a childhood diagnosis. Those diagnosed with ADHD during childhood were usually referred for evaluation and ... More
Data Collection

Data Collection  

Antoinette Kavanaugh and Thomas Grisso

in Evaluations for Sentencing of Juveniles in Criminal Court

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2020
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jul 2020
eISBN: 
9780190052843
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190052812.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190052812
This chapter offers guidance for the collecting the various types of information needed for Miller evaluations. It begins with a general section on the process, focusing on the need for ... More
Administration and Data Collection

Administration and Data Collection  

Scott T. Meier

in Incorporating Progress Monitoring and Outcome Assessment into Counseling and Psychotherapy: A Primer

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
May 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261443
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356676.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356676
This chapter describes the preparation and procedures necessary for the proper test administration of progress monitoring and outcome assessment measures. Repeated measurement can ... More
Data Collection

Data Collection  

Kirk Heilbrun

in Evaluation for Risk of Violence in Adults

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2009
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230173
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195369816.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195369816
Chapter 5 will cover the various aspects of data collection in FMHA risk assessment. The conventional sources of information used in FMHA include interview with the individual being ... More
The History and Current Status of Testing Across Cultures and Countries

The History and Current Status of Testing Across Cultures and Countries  

Ype H. Poortinga and Eckhard Klieme

in The ITC International Handbook of Testing and Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190612634
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199356942.003.0002
Specialty: 
Psychological Assessment and Testing, Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199356942
Chapter 2 gives a narrative account of the use of tests across countries and cultures over the course of nearly a century. Initially, differences in test score distributions were usually ... More
Tests of Feigned or Exaggerated Cognitive Impairment

Tests of Feigned or Exaggerated Cognitive Impairment  

Steve Rubenzer

in Assessing Negative Response Bias in Competency to Stand Trial Evaluations

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780190653194
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190653163.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190653163
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
This chapter reviews the most popular and promising instruments for assessing poor effort or feigned cognitive impairment. Referred to as performance validity tests (PVTs), these ... More
Intake and Assessment

Intake and Assessment  

Alice Medalia, Tiffany Herlands, Alice Saperstein, and Nadine Revheim

in Cognitive Remediation for Psychological Disorders: Therapist Guide (2 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2017
Series: 
Treatments That Work
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190608477
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190608453.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190608453
The Neuropsychological Educational Approach to Remediation (NEAR) uses the intake and assessment process to evaluate cognitive skills and behaviors, to engage the client and formulate ... More

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