8050: Assessment of Children: Behavioral and Clinical Applications, Fourth Edition

About the Course:

"Assessment of Children: Behavioral and Clinical Applications, Fourth Edition"

Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. The fourth edition of Assessment of Children: Behavioral and Clinical Applications is designed not only as a teaching text but also as a reference book for students and professionals. The revision is a major one. Every chapter has been rewritten to make the text more comprehensive, relevant, readable, up to date, and informative. The book contains new chapters on objective personality tests and functional behavioral assessment and new material on self-monitoring and school violence. Topics receiving expanded coverage include interviewing and behavioral observations, adaptive behavior, dynamic assessment, and assessment of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, children with learning disabilities, children with mental retardation, children who are gifted, children with visual impairments, children with hearing impairments, children with an autistic disorder, and children with brain injury. It also contains many useful assessment aids, learning aids and intervention guidelines.

Publication Date:

2001, 4th Edition

Author

Jerome M. Sattler, Ph.D.

About the Author:

Dr. Sattler is a renowned expert in the assessment of children. He has written extensively on the subject. The fourth edition of Assessment of Children-Behavioral and Clinical Applications and its companion book, Assessment of Children-Cognitive Applications, were published in 2001. Earlier editions have been considered gold-standard resources for school psychologists and others who work with and assess children. Dr. Sattler is Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor at San Diego State University.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge about the assessment of children covering a broad spectrum of criteria and interventions.

Course Objectives:

  1. understand various techniques and methods for data collection and their application.

  2. understand the relative strengths and weaknesses of myriad tests used to assess the behavioral status and non-cognitive abilities of children who present with a variety of needs.

  3. understand the basic unique needs of children with various disabling conditions.

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