Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:

  • Differentiate assessments for specific occupational areas, components, and contexts.
  • Select assessments based upon frames and reference and practice models, client factors, and setting, for treatment and research.
  • Evaluate assessments’ psychometric properties and apply knowledge to practical use of assessments.
  • Interpret how psychometric properties impact the utility of assessments.
  • Demonstrate correct testing procedures and assessment interpretation.
  • Document evaluation data accurately using standard documentation procedures, recognizing legal and ethical issues within the evaluation process.
  • Differentiate between standardized, non-standardized, published, non-published, and commercial assessment instruments.
  • Integrate knowledge of psychometrics, therapy domains, aligned frames of reference/models, and clients’ needs/information in selection of assessment for a variety of cases.