Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, 3ed

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Daniel C Miller, Denise E Maricle

  • Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, 3ed

640 pages
2019
ISBN: 9781119533207

With neuropsychological assessment more widely used in school settings than ever before, school psychologists require greater knowledge of both the discipline and its application within the school environment. Written by a leading expert in school neuropsychology, this is a practical resource providing learning specialists and school psychologists with clear coverage and vital information on this evolving area of practice within school psychology.

Now in a Second Edition, this evidence-based guide provides a current and concise overview of the field of school neuropsychology with practical guidance on how to apply neuropsychological assessment principles in school settings. The Second Edition features:

  • new coverage of major neuropsychological tests batteries for children, including NEPSY-II, WISC-IV Integrated, and D-KEFS.
  • A new accompanying CD-ROM includes helpful tools such as sample case studies and searchable databases of neuropsychological tests.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help 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.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Series Preface

Acknowledgements

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 FOR CHILDREN

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

Appendix A

References

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

INDEX

About the CD-ROM