Cognitive Assessment   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

PSY 8230 - Cognitive Assessment

Theories of psychological measurement form the foundation of this course. Students then learn how to use the major tools of cognitive and neuropsychological assessment to view the mind at work. Students also learn how to apply statistical and measurement concepts, principles of assessment, theories of intelligence, ethic al issues, and special populations' issues relevant to psychological assessment. Students practice administration, scoring, and writing psychological assessment reports that are a problem-focused, comprehensive integration of the historical, biological, psychological, and social aspects of the person. A collaborative, strengths-based approach is used. 3 credit(s)