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Assessment in Counseling: Procedures and Practices

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Author: Danica G. Hays

Edition: Sixth

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 456

Release Date: 15-03-2017

Details: Product Description The latest edition of this bestseller instructs and updates students and clinicians on the basic principles of psychological assessment and measurement, recent changes in assessment procedures, and the most widely used tests in counseling practice today. Dr. Danica Hays provides guidance on the appropriate selection, interpretation, and communication of assessment results. This edition covers more than 100 assessment instruments used to evaluate substance abuse and other mental health disorders, intelligence, academic aptitude and achievement, career and life planning, personal interests and values, personality, and interpersonal relationships. In addition, a new chapter on future trends in assessment discusses the changing cultural landscape, globalization, and technology. Perfect for introductory classes, this text provides students and instructors with practical tools such as bolded key terminology; chapter pretests, summaries, and review questions; self-development and class activities; diverse case examples; practitioner perspectives illustrating assessment in action; and resources for further reading. Review Danica Hays has skillfully updated this essential textbook for graduate-level courses in assessment/appraisal. In the new Assessment in Action sections, practitioners from various settings discuss assessment topics that bring to life the many issues that counselors encounter in their practices. --Catherine Y. Chang, PhD Georgia State University American Counseling Association Fellow

Package Dimensions: 10.6 x 7.5 x 1.0 inches

Languages: English