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- Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment, 3edA practical resource providing learning specialists & school psychologists with clear coverage & vital information on this area of practice within school psychology.
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
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
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