WISC-III Clinical Use and Interpretation: Scientist-Practitioner Perspectives

 
9780123992505: WISC-III Clinical Use and Interpretation: Scientist-Practitioner Perspectives

The WISC-III is the most frequently used IQ assessment technique in the United States. This book discusses the clinical use of the WISC-III with respect to specific clinical populations, and covers research findings on the validity and reliability of the test. It also includes standardization data from the Psychological Corporation. Many of the contributors participated in the development of the WISC-III and are in a unique position to discuss the clinical uses of this measure. The book describes the WISC-III from scientist-practitioner perspectives. It provides methods to aid in understanding and interpreting the WISC-III results for various groups of exceptional children. The book also presents detailed descriptions of behavior and achievement as well as recommendations for test interpreting standards. WISC-III Clinical Use and Interpretation has immediate and practical relevance to professionals who administer, interpret, or use the results of the WISC-III. The solid writing by leading experts makes the contents of this book an essential reference for WISC-III users.

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Dr. Donald H. Saklofske is Professor, Department of Psychology at The University of Western Ontario, Visiting Professor at Beijing Normal University and International Research Associate, University of Florence. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the Canadian Psychological Association. Don's research focuses on personality, intelligence, individual differences and psychological assessment. He has published more than 300 journal articles, book chapters and books. He is Editor-in-Chief of Personality and Individual Differences and Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

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"In sum, this book is an exceptionally complete piece of work assembled by knowledgeable researchers. The contributors are all well-versed in their areas and provide an abundance of useful, scientifically-derived and practically-oriented information for the clinician. This is a valuable book which has become, for me, the primary reference tool for assessments." --Yvonne Legris, University of Alberta in CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY

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