Courses: Psychoedu/Personality Assment (PSYCB541001)

Spring 2011

Class Number: 1320
This course serves as a continuation of Psych 540 with emphasis on the assessment of academic skill development, social/emotional functioning, and behavioral functioning with the purpose of aiding in the development of appropriate remedial strategies and clinical recommendations. This course will include an overview of the reading process, and the acquisition of math and writing skills. Students will be introduced to standardized measures of academic assessment as well as informal, curriculum-based, and response to interventions methods of assessment of learning disabilities/differences. Students will also be exposed to a variety of diagnostic and assessment tools utilized for the assessment of social/emotional and behavioral issues including rating scales, observations, interviews, questionnaires, and projective measures. This course will also introduce the students to current approaches in the assessment and/or diagnosis of several specific disorders including Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities. Interpretation and integration of information will be emphasized throughout. Assignments include weekly readings, practice psycho-educational reports, and a final take-home exam.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1320

Department

Psychology

Taught By

Heindel,Staci

Location

Bryn Mawr, BYC239

Meeting Times

W 3:00pm-6:00pm