The KABC-II, a new revision of the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (first published in 1983), is among the top tier of children's tests of cognitive ability. Both former users of the K-ABC and new users of the KABC-II will find Essentials of KABC-II Assessment to be an invaluable aid to accurate, efficient administration, scoring, and interpretation of this popular measurement instrument.
ALAN S. KAUFMAN, PhD, and NADEEN L. KAUFMAN, EdD, are on the faculty at Yale University School of Medicine. They are series editors of the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series and authors of numerous books on psychological assessment as well as psychological assessment instruments. Their tests include the new KABC-II as well as the second editions of the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA-II) and the Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test (KBIT-2). ELIZABETH O. LICHTENBERGER, PhD, is a psychologist at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, and the author of several Essentials books. ELAINE FLETCHER-JANZEN, EdD, NCSP, is a school psychologist who teaches at the University of Northern Colorado, consults for area school districts, and works as a trainer for AGS, the publisher of the KABC-II.
Series Preface. One: Overview. Two: How to Administer and Score the KABC-II. Three: How to Interpret the KABC-II: Step by Step. Four: How to Interpret the KABC-II: Qualitative Indicators. Five: Strengths and Weaknesses of the KABC-II. Six: Clinical Applications of the KABC-II. Seven: Illustrative Case Reports. Appendix A: KABC-II Interpretive Worksheet. Appendix B: Standard Scores Corresponding to Sums of Subtest Scaled Scores for Planned Comparison Clusters: Delayed Recall, Verbal Ability, Meaningful Stimuli, and Abstract Stimuli. Appendix C: Standard Scores Corresponding to Sums of Subtest Scaled Scores for Planned Comparison Clusters: Problem-Solving and Memory and Learning. Appendix D: Standard Scores Corresponding to Sums of Subtest Scaled Scores for Planned Comparison Clusters: Verbal Response, Pointing Response, Little Motor, and Gross Motor. Appendix E: SES Norms: Converting the KABC-II Global Score of Children Ages 3-6 Years to a Percentile Rank Based on Their Socioeconomic Status. Appendix F: SES Norms: Converting the KABC-II Global Score of Children Ages 7-18 Years to a Percentile Rank Based on Their Socioeconomic Status. References. Annotated Bibliography. Index. About the Authors.
The only resource providing practical step-by-step instruction on accurately and effectively using the KABC-II.
- Alan Kaufman is the author of the KABC-II, and Alan and Nadeen are series editors for the Essentials books.
- Utilizes the popular Essentials format and includes practical guidelines for accurate, effective use of the KABC-II.
Alan S. Kaufman, Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger
ESSENTIALS OF KABC-II ASSESSME
John Wiley & Sons
Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series
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