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Best Practices in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Care

Practical Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychological Testing

Authors: Moss, Nancy E., Moss-Racusin, Lauren

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  • Reviews origins of psychological testing and referral process across school, home, and community settings
  • Details how to make referral questions more specific to maximize testing utility
  • Describes evaluation and application of formal and observational data
  • Addresses specific domains of psychological assessment (e.g., intelligence, speech-language, executive function, academic achievement, social-emotional development)
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About this book

This book explains the psychological assessment process and reviews the origins of psychological testing, referral and testing processes, and prominent psychological assessment instruments. Most important, this book details how to evaluate testing data and use them to understand an individual’s needs and to inform interventions and treatments.

This book addresses specific domains of psychological assessment, including:

· Intelligence and academic achievement.

· Speech-language and visual-motor abilities.

· Memory, attention/concentration, and executive functioning.

· Behavioral and social-emotional functioning.

· Developmental status.

Practical Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychological Testing is an essential resource for clinicians, primary care providers, and other practitioners as well as researchers, professors, and graduate students in the fields of child, school, and developmental psychology, pediatrics and social work, child and adolescent psychiatry, primary care medicine, and related disciplines.


About the authors

 Nancy E. Moss, Ph.D., trained at the University of California and Yale University, Dr. Moss has more than 30 years of experience in children’s psychological testing. She has always emphasized the importance of communicating assessment findings clearly across disciplines so that medical professionals, parents, and all other caregivers can make confident, appropriate use of the findings on behalf of the children and adolescents tested. A Clinical Assistant Professor at the Yale Child Study Center, Dr. Moss combines teaching of Clinical Psychology Fellows with a longstanding private practice.

Lauren Moss-Racusin, Ph.D., earned her undergraduate degree at Boston University then worked as a Research Assistant at the Yale University Consultation Center. She then completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Connecticut, her Clinical Internship at the University of Illinois at Chicago Counseling Center, and her Post-Graduate Counseling Fellowship at Temple University Tuttleman Counseling Services. She is now on staff at Yale Health Mental Health and Counseling as an Embedded Mental Health Provider to the Residential Colleges. Dr. Moss-Racusin has focused on psychological assessment throughout her clinical training and values its integration within therapeutic practice.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

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eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-73515-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-73514-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Practical Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychological Testing
Authors
Series Title
Best Practices in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Care
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-73515-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-73515-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-73514-2
Series ISSN
2523-7128
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 161
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