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Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment


Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment


Essentials of Psychological Assessment, Band 99 2. Aufl.

von: Daniel C. Miller

45,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 07.01.2013
ISBN/EAN: 9781118421079
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 544

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Written by a renowned expert in school neuropsychology, Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition is a practical resource presenting school psychologists, educational diagnosticians, and pediatric neuropsychologists with clear coverage and vital information on this evolving area of practice within school psychology. Filled with case studies and guidance for your practice, the Second Edition offers new coverage of major neuropsychological test batteries for children, including NEPSY ®-II;  Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children®,  Fourth Edition Integrated;  and Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System ™. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. Each concise 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 accompanying CD-ROM provides helpful tools, including sample case studies and searchable databases of neuropsychological tests classified by processing area and conceptual model. Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition explores how to identify the need for testing, conduct a neurodevelopmental history, select appropriate assessment instruments, effectively evaluate students, and accurately interpret results.
Foreword xi Series Preface xv Acknowledgments xvii One The Emerging Specialization of School Neuropsychology 1 Two Historical Influences of Clinical Neuropsychology and School Psychology 23 Three Training and Credentialing in School Neuropsychology 51 Four When to Refer for a School Neuropsychological Assessment 69 Five An Integrated Model for School Neuropsychology Assessment 99 Six School Neuropsychology Report Writing 127 Seven Major School Neuropsychological Test Batteries for Children 159 Eight Clinical Interpretation Guidelines 181 Nine Case Study Illustration 209 Ten Sensorimotor Functions 261 Eleven Visuospatial and Auditory Cognitive Processes 283 Twelve Learning and Memory Cognitive Processes 303 Thirteen Executive Functions 339 Fourteen Attention and Working Memory Facilitators/Inhibitors 373 Fifteen Speed, Fluency, and Efficiency of Processing Facilitators/Inhibitors 397 Sixteen Acquired Knowledge: Acculturation Knowledge and Language Abilities 421 Seventeen Acquired Knowledge: Academic Achievement 439 Eighteen Future Directions of School Neuropsychological Assessment 473 Appendix 481 References 485 About the Author 508 Index 509 About the CD-ROM 519
DANIEL C. MILLER, PhD, is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology and Philosophy at Texas Women’s University. He has over 30 years of experience as a school psychologist practitioner and trainer and over 25 years of experience as a school neuropsychologist.
Written by a renowned expert in school neuropsychology, Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition is a practical resource presenting school psychologists, educational diagnosticians, and pediatric neuropsychologists with clear coverage and vital information on this evolving area of practice within school psychology. Filled with case studies and guidance for your practice, the Second Edition offers new coverage of major neuropsychological test batteries for children, including NEPSY ®-II; Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children®, Fourth Edition Integrated; and Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System ™. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. Each concise 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 accompanying CD-ROM provides helpful tools, including sample case studies and searchable databases of neuropsychological tests classified by processing area and conceptual model. Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition explores how to identify the need for testing, conduct a neurodevelopmental history, select appropriate assessment instruments, effectively evaluate students, and accurately interpret results.

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