Psychology assessments

timer Asked: Jul 25th, 2015

Question Description

Psychology and Assessments

Selecting an Instrument

Consider that you are a
psychology professional, working in your area of interest in an educational
setting (public or private school setting). Pick one of the following
instruments to consider while answering the questions below: (350 words)

Achenbach Child Behavior
Checklist (CBCL 1 ½ - 5) (CBCL 4 – 18)
Adult Basic Learning
American College Testing Program – A-C-T
Child Sexual Behavior
Connors Rating Scales, Revised (CRS-R)
Cooperative Achievement
Diagnostic Mathematics Inventory
Graduate Record Examination
Art Aptitude Inventory
Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children –
KeyMath Revised
Learning Potential Assessment Device
Medical College
Admission Test (MCAT)
Metropolitan Mathematics Instructional
Metropolitan Readiness Tests
Miller Analogies Test
Quality of
School Life Scales
Scholastic Aptitude Test
Seashore Measures of Musical
SRA California Achievement Tests
Stanford Diagnostic Mathematics
Stanford Diagnostic Mathematics Test
Stanford Diagnostic Reading
Study Habits Checklist
Survey of School Attitudes
Survey of Study
Habits and Attitudes
Wechsler Individual Achievement Test – II
What I Like to Do Interest Inventory
Wide Range Achievement Test
Woodcock Johnson – III
Woodcock Reading Mastery Tests –

Locate appropriate support
material in order to address the following:

1. What data regarding the
reliability of the instrument is available (integrate major issues from Unit

2. What data regarding the
validity of the instrument is available (integrate major issues from Unit

3. What is purported to be
measured by the instrument?

4. In your specialty area,
how would information from this instrument be employed to assist a client in an
educational setting?  Be sure to include references as

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