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Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment

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Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment

Steve McCallum, Bruce Bracken, John Wasserman

ISBN: 978-0-471-38318-5 November 2000 272 Pages

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

Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment covers the nine most widely usednonverbal assessment tests--the Comprehensive Test of NonverbalIntelligence (C-TONI); Tests of Nonverbal Intelligence-III(TONI-III); Universal Nonverbal Intelligence Test (UNIT); Leiter-R;Beta, Third Edition (Beta-III); Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT);General Ability Measure for Adults (GAMA); Naglieri NonverbalAbility Test, Multilevel Form (NNAT); and Raven's ProgressMatrices. To use the tests properly, professionals need anauthoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer,score, and interpret these tests. Written by Drs. McCallum andBracken (creators of the UNIT) and Dr. Wasserman of the Universityof Tennessee, Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment is that source.Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries, this book is designed to help busy mental healthprofessionals 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 Nonverbal Assessment includes vital information abouteach of the nonverbal tests, including practical interpretationscales. The authors provide step-by-step guidance on testadministration, scoring, and interpretation, along with theirexpert assessment of the tests' relative strengths and weaknesses,valuable advice on their clinical applications, and severalilluminating case reports.

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Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment
Chapter 1. Overview: Assessing Diverse Populations with Nonverbal Tests of Intelligence
Chapter 2. Unidimensional Nonverbal Tests.
Chapter 3. Multidimensional Nonverbal Intelligence Tests: Administration, Scoring,and Interpretation of the UNIT.
Chapter 4. Multidimensional Nonverbal Intelligence Tests: Strenghts and Weaknessesand Clinical Applications of the UNIT.
Chapter 5. Multidimensional Nonverbal Intelligence Tests: Administration, Scoring,and Interpretation of the Leiter-R.
Chapter 6. Multidimensional Nonverbal Intelligence Tests: Strenghts and Weaknessesand Clincial Applications of the Leiter-R.
  • Authors McCallum and Bracken are creators of the UNIT test
  • Supplies practical interpretation scales (i.e., includes the most recent standard and correctional forms of each test, and provides related recommended readings)
  • Part of the popular Essentials of Psychological Assessment series
  • Features quick-reference boxes, case examples, and "Test Yourself" questions
  • Practical, step-by-step guide to using these tests effectively.