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Essentials of Conners Behavior Assessments

Essentials of Conners Behavior Assessments

Elizabeth P. Sparrow

ISBN: 978-0-470-34633-4

Mar 2010

416 pages

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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the Conners 3, Conners CBRS, and Conners EC

The Conners 3rd Edition (Conners 3), Conners Comprehensive Behavior Rating Scales (Conners CBRS), and Conners Early Childhood (Conners EC) are sophisticated tools for the assessment of behavioral, emotional, social, academic, and developmental issues in children and adolescents. Authored by Elizabeth Sparrow, who was mentored by Keith Conners and worked closely with him on the Conners assessments, Essentials of Conners Behavior Assessments offers a comprehensive and user-friendly guide for mental health professionals who need to understand and apply results from these Conners assessments in educational, clinical, and research settings.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health practitioners, and those in training, quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. Each chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.

The best practical guide to the Conners 3, Conners CBRS, and Conners EC, Essentials of Conners Behavior Assessments provides instruction for rating scale selection, administration, scoring, and interpretation, and advanced approaches to analyzing results, integrating findings from multiple Conners assessments, and evaluating response to intervention.

Series Preface.

One Overview.

Two Administration of the Conners Assessments.

Three Scoring the Conners Assessments.

Four Interpretation of the Conners Assessments.

Five Strengths and Weaknesses of the Conners Assessments.

Six Clinical Applications of the Conners Assessments.

Seven Illustrative Case Reports.

Appendix A: Acronyms and Abbreviations Used in Conners Assessment.

Appendix B: Calculating a Confidennce Interval (CI) for onners Assessment.

Appendix C: Sample Tables for Reports.

Appendix D: Calculating Conners CI Indicator Scores from Full-Length Conners CBRS Forum.


Annotated Bibliography.

About the Authors.

About the Contributors.