May 24, 2024  
2022-2023 General Catalog 

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PSY 6250 - Applied Assessment I

4 Credit(s)

This course integrates the skills of administration and scoring of major cognitive assessment instruments (i.e., WISC-V, WAIS-IV) in the context of recent cognitive theories and research. An overview of the other tests will also be presented. The topic of Learning Disorders is introduced along with historical, conceptual and relevant clinical issues. The APA Ethics Codes and Professional Standards pertinent to testing and dissemination of test results will be discussed along with educational, employment and social implications of assessment and development of communication skills and appropriate interventions. Issues of assessing culturally and linguistically diverse individuals are integrated throughout the course. Students will draw from existing knowledge they acquired from other courses in the curriculum (e.g., PSY 7100 Memory and Cognition, PSY 6610 Human Development through the Lifespan, PSY 6620, Individual and Cultural Diversity, PSY 6300 Foundations of Psychotherapy I, etc.). Further, this course will subsequently inform future courses within the curriculum PSY 6255 Applied Assessment II, PSY 6630, Assessment and Interventions Across the Lifespan, PSY 7400 Applied Neuropsychology, PSY 6530 Field Practicum, PSY 7905 Professional Project, PSY 7990, et)., as well as the student’s Comprehensive Examination efforts (i.e., Case Conceptualization Presentation). (Spring) [Graded (Standard Letter)]

Registration Restriction(s): PsyD students only

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