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|CPSY 962 - Theories and Methods of Psychological Testing|
An introduction to testing concepts and clinical testing procedures needed for the understanding and utilization of psychological evaluation reports. Various instruments, including intelligence, personality, projective and achievement tests, which are commonly employed in the preparation of psychological reports, are examined and discussed. Topics also include the theory and methods of psychological measurement, test development, statistical procedures in psychometrics, reliability, validity, test administration and interpretation, and the uses and limitations of published evaluation instruments for counseling purposes.
Prerequisites: CPSY 901 Theories of Psychotherapy and Counseling, CPSY 911 Orientation to Counseling Practice, CPSY 956 Understanding Social Science Research, and CPSY 964 Advanced Principles of Learning and Development; or permission of Program Coordinator.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture