Essentials of Cognitive Assessment With Kait and Other Kaufman Measures

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Edition: 1st
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Pub. Date: 2000-10-27
Publisher(s): Wiley
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Summary

* Complete coverage of administration, scoring, interpretation, and reporting * Expert advice on avoiding common pitfalls * Conveniently formatted for rapid reference Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the Kaufman assessment tests The seven Kaufman measures include the Kaufman Adolescent and Adult Intelligence Test (KAIT); Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC); Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test (K-BIT); Kaufman Functional Academic Skills Test (K-FAST); Kaufman Short Neuropsychological Assessment Procedure (K-SNAP); Early Screening Profiles (ESP); and Kaufman Survey of Early Academic and Language Skills (K-SEALS). In order to use them properly, professionals need authoritative advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret these tests. Essentials of Cognitive Assessment with KAIT and Other Kaufman Measures is that source. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health practitioners 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. Essentials of Cognitive Assessment with KAIT and Other Kaufman Measures includes vital information about each of the seven Kaufman tests, including information on how to integrate the measures and recommendations of related readings. In addition to step-by-step guidance on test administration, scoring, and interpretation, the authors provide their expert assessment of the tests' relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on their clinical applications, and several illuminating case reports. Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series: Essentials of WAIS-III Assessment Essentials of Bayley Scales of Infant Development-II Assessment Essentials of WISC-III and WPPSI-R Assessment Essentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment Essentials of Rorschach Assessment Essentials of Career Interest Assessment Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment

Author Biography

ELIZABETH O. LICHTENBERGER, PhD, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, California.

Table of Contents

Series Preface vi
Overview
1(18)
Essentials of K-ABC
19(19)
Essentials of K-BIT
38(30)
Essentials of ESP and K-SEALS
68(55)
Essentials of K-FAST and K-SNAP
123(51)
KAIT Foundations, Administration, and Scoring
174(25)
KAIT Interpretation and Clinical Applications
199(35)
Illustrative Case Reports
234(29)
References 263(21)
Annotated Bibliography 284(3)
Index 287

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