Assessment Questions

For this Assignment, review the interactive media, Virtual Client. Review the presenting problem and the assessment question that you developed in your Week 1 Assignment and consider any additional questions that you might formulate. Return to the Mental Measurements Yearbook and select two psychological tests that you might recommend for this client to assess the client’s needs.

The Assignment (3–5 pages):

  • Review the assessment question for your virtual client that you developed in Week 1. Consider any additional questions you might ask based upon the presenting problem.
  • Select and critically analyze two tests from the Mental Measurements Yearbook database in the Walden Library, which may provide you information to answer the question.
  • Compare the strengths and limitations of each test.
  • Select the test which is most effective in answering the assessment question and justify your selection.
  • Explain any insights you had or conclusions you drew based upon the comparison.

References : Sean was my virtual client

  • Course Text: Psychological Testing: History, Principles, and Applications
    • Chapter 7: “Testing Special Populations”
  • Article: Lee, D., Reynolds, C. R., & Willson, V. L. (2003). Standardized test administration: Why bother? Journal of Forensic Neuropsychology, 3(3), 55–81.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Academic Search Complete database.
  • (For Review) Article: Mason, T. C. (2005). Cross-cultural instrument translation: Assessment, translation, and statistical applications. American Annals of the Deaf, 150, 67–72.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library using the CINAHL Plus with Full Text database.
  • Article: Zurcher, R., & Bryant, D. (2001). The validity and comparability of entrance examination scores after accommodations are made for students with LD. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 34(5), 462–471.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Academic Search Complete database.
  • Article: Gordon, R., Stump, K., & Glaser, B. A. (1996). Assessment of individuals with hearing impairments: Equity in testing procedures and accommodations. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 29(2), 111–118.

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