Essentials of Working Memory Assessment and Intervention (Essentials of Psychological Assessment)

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Improve academic learning outcomes with accurate working memoryassessment and evidence-based interventions

Essentials of Working Memory Assessment and Interventionis an accessible, practical guide to accurately and efficientlyassessing working memory. This comprehensive resource explains thetheories of working memory, with an emphasis on cognitive loadtheory, and provides step-by-step guidelines for organizing across-battery assessment, selecting appropriate instruments,interpreting results, and formulating individualized interventionsand educational programming. In-depth case studies illustratetypical profiles found in children and adolescents with workingmemory deficits, and the companion CD features worksheets, testingcharts, and other useful resources. Reader-friendly design elementsincluding Rapid Reference, Caution, and Don't Forget boxes, andpractice questions, bullet points, and icons make this guide usefulfor both study and desk reference.

Working memory deficits are the main reason why students withdisabilities are unable to successfully respond to regulareducation interventions. Given the strong relationship betweenworking memory and all areas of academic learning, a deeperunderstanding of working memory and the related assessments andinterventions can facilitate greater achievement. This book helpsreaders:

  • Understand the development and neuroanatomy of workingmemory
  • Learn techniques for improving working memory in theclassroom
  • Examine strategies for brain-based working memory training
  • Effectively utilize working memory assessment measures

By examining the critical functions of working memory and itsrelationship with specific learning disabilities, then providingstrategies for assessment and detailed intervention guidance, thisbook helps educatorsand professionals guide their students andclients toward improved cognitive functioning, , reducedfrustration, and improved academic performance . For those seekinga practical approach to working memory, Essentials of WorkingMemory Assessment and Intervention provides the tools andinformation they need.

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  • Provides step-by-step guidelines for organizing an assessment, selecting appropriate instruments, and interpreting results
  • Expert advice on formulating individualized interventions and educational programming
  • Conveniently formatted for rapid reference

Enhance academic learning outcomes with accurate working memory assessment

Essentials of Working Memory Assessment and Intervention offers schoolpsychologists, educators, and other professionals a practical guide forassessing working memory and providing appropriate interventions forchildren and adolescents. Designed as a comprehensive resource, the textcontains the theories of working memory and includes guidelines that can helporganize an effective cross-battery assessment, select the right instruments,interpret the results, and formulate individualized interventions and educationalprogramming. In addition, the illustrative case studies explore working memorydeficits found in children and adolescents with disabilities. Additional assessmentand intervention resources—such as checklists, forms, and detailed directions—areavailable in the companion Online Resources.

Author Milton J. Dehn reviews the working memory strategies and exercises thatcan change the brain and includes information on various training options as well asinterventions that improve cognitive processes. This step-by-step guide shows howto support working memory in the classroom and outlines approaches that can helpreduce frustration and enhance academic performance in students with disabilities.

Essentials of Working Memory Assessment and Intervention helps readers:

  • Understand the development and neuroanatomy of working memory
  • Learn techniques for improving working memory in the classroom
  • Evaluate strategies for brain-based working memory training
  • Effectively use working memory assessment measures

This hands-on resource provides the information, strategies, approaches, andtools for increasing cognitive functioning and helping students reach their potential.

About the Author:

MILTON J. DEHN, Ed.D., NCSP, is the cofounder and program director of SchoolhouseTutoring® and a former practicing school psychologist, associate professor, anddirector of a graduate training program in school psychology. He is the author of Working Memory and Academic Learning, Long-Term Memory Problems in Children and Adolescents, and Essentials of Processing Assessment, Second Edition all from Wiley.

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