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Essentials of Cognitive Assessment with KAIT and Other Kaufman Measures

Essentials of Cognitive Assessment with KAIT and Other Kaufman Measures

Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger, Debra Y. Broadbooks, Alan S. Kaufman

ISBN: 978-0-471-38317-8 October 2000 304 Pages


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* Complete coverage of administration, scoring, interpretation, andreporting
* Expert advice on avoiding common pitfalls
* Conveniently formatted for rapid reference

Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidentlyadminister, score, and interpret the Kaufman assessment tests

The seven Kaufman measures include the Kaufman Adolescent and AdultIntelligence Test (KAIT); Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children(K-ABC); Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test (K-BIT); KaufmanFunctional Academic Skills Test (K-FAST); Kaufman ShortNeuropsychological Assessment Procedure (K-SNAP); Early ScreeningProfiles (ESP); and Kaufman Survey of Early Academic and LanguageSkills (K-SEALS). In order to use them properly, professionals needauthoritative advice and guidance on how to administer, score, andinterpret these tests. Essentials of Cognitive Assessment with KAITand Other Kaufman Measures is that source.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries, this book is designed to help busy mental healthpractitioners quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need tomake optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments.Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlightingkey concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material,as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce yourgrasp of the information covered.

Essentials of Cognitive Assessment with KAIT and Other KaufmanMeasures includes vital information about each of the seven Kaufmantests, including information on how to integrate the measures andrecommendations of related readings. In addition to step-by-stepguidance on test administration, scoring, and interpretation, theauthors provide their expert assessment of the tests' relativestrengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on their clinicalapplications, and several illuminating case reports.

Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries:

Essentials of WAIS-III Assessment

Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development-IIAssessment

Essentials of WISC-III and WPPSI-R Assessment

Essentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment

Essentials of Rorschach Assessment

Essentials of Career Interest Assessment

Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment

Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment

Essentials of K-ABC.

Essentials of K-BIT.

Essentials of ESP and K-SEALS.

Essentials of K-FAST and K-SNAP.

KAIT Foundations, Administration, and Scoring.

KAIT Interpretation and Clinical Applications.

Illustrative Case Reports.


Annotated Bibliography.