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Essentials of Kabc-II Assessment

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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the KABC-II Now designed for children aged three to eighteen, the KABC-II is among the top tier of children's tests of cognitive ability. Alan and Nadeen Kaufman, authors of the KABC-II, joined forces with Elizabeth Lichtenberger and Elaine Fletcher-Janzen to produce Essentials of KABC-II Assessment. The best source of information on the new edition of the K-ABC, Essentials of KABC-II Assessment provides students and practitioners with an unparalleled resource for learning and application, including expert assessment of the test's relative strengths and weaknesses, valuable advice on its clinical applications, and illuminating case reports. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of a major psychological assessment instrument. 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.
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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.
Author
Alan S. Kaufman, Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger
Short Title
ESSENTIALS OF KABC-II ASSESSME
Pages
397
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
Series
Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series
Language
English
ISBN-10
0471667331
ISBN-13
9780471667339
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
DEWEY
155.413
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2005
Publication Date
2005-01-31
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Place of Publication
New York
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
1st
Residence
New Haven, CT, US
Birth
1944
Affiliation
Univ. of Alabama Clinical Assessment and Training Institute, Ltd., Pow
Audience
General/Trade
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