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2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Dec 08, 2022
2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog
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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course is focused on the psychometric qualities, indications for use, administration and interpretation of various assessment procedures. Procedures include interview and mental status examination, psychological and neuropsychological testing, functional assessment, vocational testing and vocational evaluation, and specialized assessments such as EMA. Professional and ethical standards and the effect of culture and disability on assessment are included. Students learn to apply assessment findings to goal setting and intervention planning through a series of case studies that require interpretation of test data in the context of a client’s life (as presented in the case study). Students are required to demonstrate proficiency in written and oral reporting and communicating assessment results to professionals and clients. The course includes a lab where student teams develop, norm administer and interpret naturalistic assessment tool.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PLAN: Clin Rehab and Mntl Hlth Cnsln or SBPLAN: Rehabilitation Counseling (Health and Rehabilitation Scs-MS)

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