Author Flanagan, Dawn P
Title Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment
Imprint New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2013
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Edition 3rd ed
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Series Essentials of Psychological Assessment Ser. ; v.84
Essentials of Psychological Assessment Ser
Note Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment -- Contents -- Series Preface -- Acknowledgments -- One: Overview -- DEFINITION -- FOUNDATION OF THE XBA APPROACH -- CHC THEORY -- Original Gf-Gc Theory and the Cattell-Horn Expanded Gf-Gc Theory: First Precursors to CHC Theory -- Carroll's Three-Stratum Theory: Second Precursor to CHC Theory -- Comparison of the Cattell-Horn and Carroll Theories -- Decade of CHC Theory (2001-2011) -- Refinements and Extensions to CHC Theory -- CHC Broad (Stratum II) Classifications of Cognitive, Academic, and Neuropsychological Ability Tests -- CHC Narrow (Stratum I) Classifications of Cognitive, Academic, and Neuropsychological Ability Tests -- RATIONALE FOR THE XBA APPROACH -- Practice (2000-2010) -- TEST DEVELOPMENT -- GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF THE XBA APPROACH -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- Two: How to Organize a Cross-Battery Assessment Using Cognitive, Achievement, and Neuropsychological Batteries -- OVERVIEW -- UTILIZATION OF SPECIFIC REFERRAL INFORMATION -- Scenario 1: Cognitive-Achievement Relations -- Scenario 2: Practical and Legal Considerations -- Scenario 3: Consideration of Examinee Characteristics -- INTEGRATING GUIDING PRINCIPLES WITH DECISION MAKING -- CROSS-BATTERY ASSESSMENT DATA MANAGEMENT AND INTERPRETIVE ASSISTANT (XBA DMIA v2.0) -- Implementing the XBA Approach Step by Step -- Step 1: Select an Ability Battery -- Step 2: Identify the CHC Broad Abilities That Are and Are Not Measured by the Selected Battery -- Step 3: Identify the CHC Narrow Abilities That Are and Are Not Measured by the Selected Battery -- Step 4: Administer and Score Selected Battery and Supplemental Tests -- Step 5: Enter Scores into the Cross-Battery Assessment Data Management and Interpretive Assistant (XBA DMIA v2.0) -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- Three: How to Interpret Test Data -- HYPOTHESIS-DRIVEN ASSESSMENT AND INTERPRETATION
INTEGRATING HYPOTHESIS TESTING AND INTERPRETATION -- Stage A: CHC Theory, Neuropsychological Theory, and Research Knowledge Bases -- Stage B: Specification of a Priori Hypotheses -- Stage C: Construction of a Cross-Battery Assessment -- Stage D: Administration and Scoring of Ability Battery and Supplemental Tests -- Stages E1 and E2: Interpretation of Results and Evaluation of Hypotheses -- Stage F: Specification of a Posteriori Hypotheses -- Stage G: Incorporate XBA Results in a Psychological Report -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- Four: Cross-Battery Assessment for SLD Identification: The Dual Discrepancy/Consistency Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses in the Context of an Operational Definition -- BRIEF PERSPECTIVE ON THE DEFINITION OF SLD -- NEED FOR AN OPERATIONAL DEFINITION OF SLD -- DUAL DISCREPANCY/CONSISTENCY (DD/C) OPERATIONAL DEFINITION OF SLD -- Levels of Evaluation in the DD/C Definition -- SUMMARY OF THE DD/C OPERATIONAL DEFINITION OF SLD -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- Five: Cross-Battery Assessment of Individuals From Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds -- INTRODUCTION -- EVALUATION OF CURRENT APPROACHES FOR ASSESSING DIVERSE INDIVIDUALS -- Modified and Altered Testing -- Nonverbal Testing -- Native-Language Testing -- English-Language Testing -- CULTURE-LANGUAGE TEST CLASSIFICATIONS AND INTERPRETIVE MATRIX -- Culture-Language Test Classifications -- CHC Culture-Language Interpretive Matrix -- Use of the XBA C-LIM v2.0 -- Evaluating the Impact of Culture and Language on Test Score Validity With the XBA C-LIM v2.0 -- Additional Considerations in Using the XBA C-LIM v2.0 -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Six: Strengths and Weaknesses of the Cross-Battery Assessment Approach -- STRENGTHS -- Contemporary Theory -- Communication -- Psychometrically Defensible Cross-Battery Composites
Enhancement in Evaluation of Specific Learning Disabilities and Individuals From Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds -- Flexibility -- Automation -- WEAKNESSES -- Norm Samples -- Complicated -- Time Consuming -- REFERENCES -- Seven: Cross-Battery Assessment Case Report -- COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION -- REASON FOR REFERRAL -- BACKGROUND INFORMATION -- BEHAVIOR OBSERVATIONS -- EVALUATION RESULTS -- Intellectual/Cognitive -- Achievement -- Self-Report -- Classroom Observation -- Student Interview -- CONCLUSIONS -- RECOMMENDATIONS -- Written Expression -- Appendix A: CHC Narrow Ability Definitions and Task Examples -- Appendix B: CHC Broad and Narrow Ability Classification Tables for Tests Published Between 2001 and 2012 -- Appendix C: Descriptions of Cognitive, Achievement, and Neuropsychological Subtests by CHC Domain -- Appendix D: Critical Values for Statistical Significance and Base Rate for Composites on Comprehensive Cognitive and Achievement Batteries -- Appendix E: Variation in Task Demands and Task Characteristics of Subtests on Cognitive and Neuropsychological Batteries -- Appendix F: Variation in Task Demands and Task Characteristics of Subtests on Achievement Batteries by IDEA Academic Area -- Appendix G: Neuropsychological Domain Classifications -- Appendix H: Understanding and Using the XBA PSW-A v1.0 Software Program Tab by Tab -- Appendix I: Cognitive and Neuropsychological Battery-Specific Culture-Language Matrices -- Appendix J: Cross-Battery Assessment Case Reports -- Appendix K: Eugene, Oregon, School District Integrated Model for Specific Learning Disability Identification -- Appendix L: Summary of the Expert Consensus Study for Determining CHC Broad and Narrow Ability Classifications for Subtests New to This Edition -- Appendix M: Criteria Used in XBA DMIA v2.0 for Follow-Up on a Two-Subtest Composite -- Author Index
Subject Index -- About the Authors -- About the CD
The most up-to-date resource of comprehensive information for conducting cross-battery assessments The Cross-Battery assessment approach-also referred to as the XBA approach-is a time-efficient assessment method grounded solidly in contemporary theory and research. The XBA approach systematically integrates data across cognitive, achievement, and neuropsychological batteries, enabling practitioners to expand their traditional assessments to more comprehensively address referral concerns. This approach also includes guidelines for identification of specific learning disabilities and assessment of cognitive strengths and weaknesses in individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Third Edition is designed to help busy practitioners quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of psychological assessment instruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you to gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Third Edition is updated to include the latest editions of cognitive ability test batteries , such as the WISC-IV, WAIS-IV, and WJ III COG, and special purpose cognitive tests including the WMS-IV and TOMAL-II. This book now also overs many neuropsychological batteries such as the NEPSY-II and D-KEFS and provides extensive coverage of achievement batteries and special purpose tests, including the WIAT-III, KM-3, WRMT-3 and TOWL-4. In all, this book includes over 100 psychological batteries and 750 subtests, all of which are classified according to CHC (and many according to neuropsychlogical theory. This
useful guide includes a timesaving CD-ROM, Essential Tools for Cross-Battery Assessment (XBA) Applications and Interpretation, which allows users to enter data and review results and interpretive statements that may be included in psychological reports. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file
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