Course Code & Number:
Level of Course:
Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:
Final Exam - 30%
Midterms(2) - 40%
Quiz - 5%
Oral Questioning - 5%
Observation - 5%
Portfolio - 10%
Assessment in counseling. Basic assessment principles. Reliability. Validity and item analysis. Instrument selection, administration, scoring, and communicating results. Initial assessment in counseling. Intelligence and general ability testing. Assessing achievement and aptitude: Applications for counseling. Assessment in career counseling. Appraisal of personality. Assessment in marriage and family counseling. Assessment and diagnosis. Using assessment in counseling. Ethical and legal issues in assessment. Issues related to assessment with special populations. Technological applications and future trends.
Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. explain personality concepts and behavioral assessment
2. perform test administration and interpretation
3. critique ethical and legal issues in assessment
4. select sources to develop a holistic view of interventions.
5. perform scientific-practitioner model