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Aims and Objectives: This course is designed to give the student a general introduction to and broad overview of psychological assessment, while also providing an opportunity for personal growth. Some specific goals are as follows: a. To begin development of the interviewing skills necessary to provide clinical care. b. To acquaint the student with general principles of psychological test evaluation, interpretation, and use. c. To help the student understand the major principles of psychological test construction. d. To sensitize the student to social and ethical implications and issues involved in psychological assessment. e. To broadly familiarize the student with the kinds of assessment instruments and methods available. f. To involve the student in practical, personal, and experiential as well as theoretical learning about psychological assessment. g. To familiarize students with the basic principles and format for constructing assessment reports.
Asbury Theological Seminary
CO, 715, ASSESSMENT, TOOLS, AND, INVENTORIES, SP08