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Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.
The accompanying CD-ROM provides helpful tools, including sample case studies and searchable databases of neuropsychological tests classified by processing area and conceptual model. Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition explores how to identify the need for testing, conduct a neurodevelopmental history, select appropriate assessment instruments, effectively evaluate students, and accurately interpret results.
Chapter 1 THE EMERGING SPECIALIZATION OF SCHOOL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Chapter 2 HISTORICAL INFLUENCES OF CLINICAL neuropsychology AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
Chapter 3 Training And Credentialing in School Neuropsychology
Chapter 4 A WHEN TO REFER FOR A SCHOOL NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
Chapter 5 An Integrated Model For School Neuropsychology Assessment
Chapter 6 SCHOOL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY REPORT WRITING
Chapter 7 MAJOR SCHOOL NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TEST BATTERIES F... MORE
Chapter 8 CLINICAL INTERPRETATION GUIDELINES
Chapter 9 CASE STUDY ILLUSTRATION
Chapter 10 SENSORIMOTOR FUNCTIONS
Chapter 11 VISUOSPATIAL AND AUDITORY COGNITIVE PROCESSES
Chapter 12 LEARNING AND MEMORY COGNITIVE PROCESSES
Chapter 13 EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS
Chapter 14 ATTENTION AND WORKING MEMORY FACILITATORS/INHIBITORS
Chapter 15 SPEED, FLUENCY, AND EFFICIENCY OF PROCESSING FACILITATORS/ INHIBITORS
Chapter 16 ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: ACCULTURATION KNOWLEDGE AND LANGUAGE ABILITIES
Chapter 17 ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
Chapter 18 FUTURE DIRECTIONS OF SCHOOL NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
About the CD-ROM
DANIEL C. MILLER, PhD, is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology and Philosophy at Texas Women’s University. He has over 30 years of experience as a school psychologist practitioner and trainer and over 25 years of experience as a school neuropsychologist.