Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment

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Wiley, May 4, 2007 - Psychology - 256 pages
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Provides a current overview of neuropsychological practice in schools, written by a leading school psychologist

With neuropsychological assessment more widely used in school settings than ever before, school psychologists require greater knowledge of both the discipline and its application within the school environment. Written by a leading expert in school neuropsychology, Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment is a practical resource providing learning specialists and school psychologists with clear coverage and vital information on this evolving area of practice within school psychology.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help mental health professionals 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 reinforceyour grasp of the information covered.

Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment provides the most current, concise overview of all aspects of neuropsychological practice in schools and explains how to identify the need for testing, conduct a neurodevelopmental history, select appropriate assessment instruments, effectively evaluate students, and accurately interpret results. In addition to presenting a unique model of applying neuropsychological assessment principles in school settings in chapter 4, this valuable book includes case studies and practice examples.

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Essentials of WIAT?-II and KTEA-II Assessment
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Essentials of WJ III Tests of Achievement Assessment
Essentials of WPPSI-III Assessment
Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition
Essentials of KABC-II Assessment
Essentials of NEPSY? Assessment
Essentials of WMS?-III Assessment

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DANIEL C. MILLER, PhD, is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology and Philosophy at Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas. He holds a Diplomate in School Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology and a Diplomate in School Neuropsychology from the American Board of School Neuropsychology. He is a past president of the National Association of School Psychologists.

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