Introduction to psychological assessment 4th Edition by Paperback / Softback)
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What exactly is psychological assessment? Which professionals are permitted to use psychological tests? How are tests applied in a culturally diverse country such as South Africa?
The fourth edition of Introduction to Psychological Assessment in the South African Context is an introductory text on measuring and assessing human behaviour within a complex multicultural environment. It offers a practical guide to the development of culturally appropriate measures and the application of assessment measures, as well as the interpretation and reporting of results. The book provides advice with regard to assessing young children and disabled individuals and also discusses the various contexts in which psychological measures are used, including education, counselling, the psycholegal domain, and research.
Introduction to Psychological Assessment features critical thinking exercises that present students with typical assessment scenarios to develop their reasoning skills. Real-l if e South African examples and case studies illustrate the theory, and allow students to apply psychological assessment principles in practice.