Essentials of Processing Assessment

Second Edition
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781118368206
Item Number: 8619


In the Second Edition, Essentials of Processing Assessment provides critical information about an important aspect of cognitive functioning.

Step-by-step guidance and the latest research findings on the basics of processing assessment.

This practical resource provides students and practitioners with the tools they need to accurately and efficiently assess an individual’s ability to process information.

As part of the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book provides information mental health professionals need to practice knowledgeably, efficiently, and ethically in today’s behavioral healthcare environment.

  • Includes illustrative material, callout boxes highlighting key concepts, and “test yourself” question for gauging and reinforcing learning
  • Updated throughout to include four new chapters and a new companion CD-ROM that includes all worksheets and testing charts
  • Packed with indispensable guidelines on organizing a processing assessment and interpreting results

Essentials of Processing Assessment, Second Edition, offers the best one-stop source of information to help students and practitioners identify processing strengths and weaknesses and plan appropriate interventions.

Series Preface
One: Introduction and Overview
Two: Psychological Processes and Learning
Three: The Neuroanatomy of Psychological Processes
Four: Strategies for Assessing Processing
Five: Assessing Processing With Cognitive Scales
Six: Assessing Memory
Seven: The Children’s Psychological Processes Scale (CPPS)
Eight: Using Scales Designed to Assess Processing
Nine: Analyzing Test Results and Determining SLD
Ten: Evidence-Based Interventions for Psychological Processing Deficits
Eleven: Illustrative Case Study
Annotated Bibliography
About the Author
About the CD-ROM
Note: All Appendixes are on the CD.
Appendix A: Selective Testing Tables for Processing and Memory
Appendix B: Batteries, Composites, and Subtests That Measure Specific Processes
Appendix C: Interview Items
Appendix D: Observation Items
Appendix E: Processing and Memory Assessment Forms
Appendix F: Children’s Psychological Processes Scale
Appendix G: Psychological Processing Analyzer
Appendix H: Statistical Tables
Appendix I: Processing Assessment Report Template
Appendix J: Self-Monitoring Sheet
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