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Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment

Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment

Dawn P. Flanagan, Alan S. Kaufman

ISBN: 978-0-471-70370-9

Nov 2004

374 pages

Select type: E-Book



A successor to the extremely popular Essentials of WISC-III/WPPSI-R Assessment(0-471-34501-6), Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment provides beginning and seasoned clinicians comprehensive guidelines to administering, scoring, and interpreting the latest revision of the Wechsler Intelligence Scales for Children. Featuring the popular Essentials format of call-out boxes, Test Yourself questions and step-by-step instructions, this handy resource also includes strengths and weaknesses of the instrument, practical clinical applications, and illustrative case reports. This detailed guide to using this immensely popular measure of intelligence is a must-have for anyone involved in the psychological testing of children.
Series Preface.

One: Introduction and Overview.

Two: How to Administer the WISC-IV.

Three: How to Score the WISC-IV.

Four: How to Interpret the WISC-IV.

Five: Strengths and Weaknesses of the WISC-IV.

Six: Clinical Applications: A Review of Special Group Studies with the WISC-IV and Assessment of Low-Incidence Populations.

Seven: Clinical Applications: Assessment of Gifted, Learning Disabled, and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations.

Eight: Illustrative Case Reports.

Appendix A: Definitions of CHC Abilities.

Appendix B: CHC Abilities Measured by Major Intelligence Tests.

Appendix C: WISC-IV Subtest g-Loadings, by Age Group and Overall Sample.

Appendix D: Psychometric, Theoretical, and Qualitative Characteristics of the WISC-IV.

Appendix E: WISC-IV Interpretive Worksheet.

Appendix F: General Ability Index (GAI) Conversion Table.

Appendix G: Summary of Analyses of WISC-IV Indexes.

Appendix H: Norms Tables for Clinical Clusters.


Annotated Bibliography.





Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment replaces Essentials of WISC-III/WPPSI-R Assessment. Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment is dedicated solely to the WISC-IV and includes important information for students about the latest edition of the Wechsler Intelligence Scales for Children.
1.  The best step-by-step guide to effectively using the most widely used intelligence assessment instrument for children. 

  2.  Features popular and student-friendly Essentials format, including callout boxes highlighting important information and Test Yourself questions to reinforce knowledge.

3. Includes several useful appendixes for more accurate scoring and interpretation.