PSCO 6326 Psychological Assessment

The theory, ethical considerations, and practice of general diagnostic procedures are discussed. Students will learn the concepts of quantified assessment including statistical methods used in test development. In addition to learning to use the clinical interview, mental status exam, and biopsychosocial history as means of client assessment, students will also learn to use assessment instruments for appraisal of intelligence, achievement, personality, and addictions. Special emphasis is given to the clinical administration and interpretation of the MMPI-2, SASSI, WRAT, and WAIS. Students will administer, score, and interpret a psychological battery of tests and complete a comprehensive assessment report. Prerequisites: PSCO 6308, PSCO 6315, PSCO 6320. Lab fee.




Graduate (Psychology/Counselin