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CNGC 532 - Psychological Assessment

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: CNGC 500 and matriculation in the MEd or postmaster’s program in counseling; or consent of instructor
This course will examine the basic principles and components of individual and group psychological assessment and is designed for the counselor education student who intends to work in mental health settings or PreK-12 settings, and who may also be seeking licensure as one or more of the following: Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), School Counselor, or School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor. The student will be introduced to the most commonly used assessment tools and practices for measuring intelligence, achievement, aptitude, interest, career and personality. Basic concepts of standardized testing and statistical concepts such as measures of central tendency, variability, norm and criterion referenced tests and types of reliability and validity will be explained for each test discussed. Critical issues and procedures such as technology, ethical, diversity and multicultural aspects related to the administration, scoring, interpretation and report writing for individual and group tests will be emphasized. Offered fall and spring semesters.