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Essentials of WISC-V Integrated Assessment. Essentials of Psychological Assessment

  • ID: 4290602
  • Book
  • December 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 320 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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- Complete coverage of administration, scoring, and interpretive strategies
- Exclusive WISC–V and WISC–V Integrated composite scores for children with expressive or motor issues
- Insider access to new analyses with normative and clinical data

A concise and unique companion guide to the WISC–V Integrated

Essentials of WISC®–V Integrated Assessment offers a clear approach to applying psychological assessment when developing educational interventions. Drawing on the most relevant literature and results from clinical studies, this important resource provides a guide to facilitate a clinically rich interpretation of a child's cognitive processes. The book is filled with many of the most current administration and scoring procedures, and contains information on substantial advances in working memory research that informs the development of working memory measures to allow comprehensive assessment of working memory when the WISC–V and the WISC–V Integrated are used together.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this resource is designed to help busy practitioners and school psychologists quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make optimal use of major 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 gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. Essentials of WISC®–V Integrated Assessment offers the unique advantage of measuring both auditory and visual working memory that can be contrasted and includes the multiple choice verbal comprehension index that does not require any expressive responses, which can be used with children with expressive difficulties or who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:

- Essentials of Assessment Report Writing
- Essentials of Processing Assessment, Second Edition
- Essentials of KTEA –3 and WIAT®–III Assessment
- Essentials of WJ IV® Tests of Achievement
- Essentials of WPPSI–IV Assessment
- Essentials of Cross–Battery Assessment, Third Edition
- Essentials of Executive Functions Assessment
- Essentials of WISC–V Assessment
- Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification
- Essentials of Evidence–Based Academic Interventions

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Acknowledgments xiii

Series Preface xv

About the Companion Website xvii

Resources on the Companion Website xix

WISC–V Integrated Interpretive Assistant 1.0 xix

Appendix A xix

Appendix B xx

One Overview 1

Historical Perspectives on the Process Approach to Cognitive Assessment 3

Development of the WISC–V Integrated 7

Key Revisions 7

Subtests 9

Composite Scores 19

Test Structure 19

New Essentials Composite Scores 21

Validity 23

Intercorrelation Studies 23

Standardization and Psychometric Properties 27

Comprehensive Test References 29

Test Yourself 30

Answers 31

References 31

Two Intelligent WISC–V Integrated Administration 35
Kathleen M. Rollins and Susan Engi Raiford

Test Materials 37

Physical Environment 39

Establishing and Maintaining Rapport 40

Subtest Administration Order 41

Selection of Subtests 42

Fairness 43

Start Points, Reverse Rules, and Discontinue Rules 45

Start Points 45

Reverse Rules 47

Discontinue Rules 47

Timing 50

Demonstration, Sample, and Teaching Items 50

Repetitions, Prompts, and Queries 51

Repetitions 51

Prompts 52

Queries 52

Recording Responses 53

Subtest–by–Subtest Administration 54

Verbal Comprehension Subtests 54

Visual Spatial Subtest 63

Fluid Reasoning Subtests 64

Working Memory Subtests 70

Processing Speed Subtests 75

Frequently Asked Questions: Subtest Administration 84

Test Yourself 86

Answers 87

References 87

Three WISC–V Integrated Scoring 91
Kathleen M. Rollins and Susan Engi Raiford

Scoring Subtests 91

Verbal Comprehension Subtests 91

Visual Spatial Subtest 94

Fluid Reasoning Subtests 94

Working Memory Subtests 97

Processing Speed Subtests 99

WISC–V Integrated Scores 106

Item Scores 106

Total Raw Scores 106

Standard Scores 106

Raw Scores 107

Step–by–Step: WISC–V Integrated Subtest–Level and Index Scores 108

Obtain Total Raw Scores 108

Obtain Scaled Subtest–Level Scores 110

Obtain Sums of Scaled Scores 111

Obtain Composite Scores 112

Using Q–global to Obtain the WISC–V Integrated Score Report 114

Ability–Achievement and Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses Comparisons in Q–global 117

Frequently Asked Questions: Scoring 119

Test Yourself 120

Answers 122

References 122

Four Intelligently and Intuitively Incorporating the Integrated into WISC–V Interpretation 123

New Essentials Composite Scores 123

Essentials Expanded Index Scores 125

Nonmotor Composite Scores 131

Interpretative Strategies 133

Step 1. Examine Global Performance 134

Step 2. Report and Describe the Global Composite Score 142

Step 3. Select the Specific Composite Scores 142

Step 4. Report and Describe the Specific Composite Scores 147

Step 5. Report and Describe the Scaled Scores 147

Step 6. Report Index–Level Strengths and Weaknesses 148

Step 7. Report Subtest–Level Strengths and Weaknesses 152

Step 8. Evaluate Index–Level Pairwise Comparisons 154

Step 9. Evaluate Subtest– and Process–Level Pairwise Comparisons 157

Step 10. Report Base Rates/Percentile Norms (Longest Span or Sequence, Errors, Process Observations, and Coding Recall) 160

Step 11. Report Qualitative Aspects of Performance 171

Test Yourself 176

Answers 177

References 177

Five Review of the WISC–V Integrated 179
Ron Dumont and John O. Willis

Changes From the WISC–IV Integrated to the WISC–V Integrated 180

Subtests that were Eliminated 181

New Subtests 181

Administration Changes 182

Special Group Studies 183

Comparison of WISC–V and WISC–V Integrated Scores 186

Miscellaneous Comments 186

Standardization 189

Reliability 189

Validity 189

Administration 190

Conclusion 193

Test Yourself 193

Answers 195

References 195

Six Clinical Applications 197

Use of the WISC–V Integrated with Common School–Age Referral Questions 197

Children with Intellectual Giftedness 198

Children with Intellectual Disability 204

Children with Specific Learning Disorder in Reading 207

Children with Specific Learning Disorder in Math 208

Children with Attention–Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 209

Children with Traumatic Brain Injury 211

Children with Language Disorder Expressive and Language Disorder Receptive and Expressive 212

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders 216

Summary of Special Group Performance 219

Test Yourself 220

Answers 222

References 222

Seven Illustrative Case Reports 225

Case Report: Jillian R.: Attention–Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 226

Referral Questions and Answers 227

Answers to Referral Questions 227

Evaluation Methods and Procedures 229

Current Symptoms 230

Background and History 231

Mental Status and Behavioral Observations 233

Test Results and Interpretation 235

Summary and Diagnostic Impressions 241

Recommendations 242

Appendix: Test Data 245

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Fifth Edition (WISC–V) and WISC–V Integrated 245

Case Report: Dennis E.: Specific Learning Disorder in Mathematics 254

Referral Questions and Answers 255

Answers to Referral Questions 255

History of Presenting Problem 256

Mental Status and Behavioral Observations 257

Test Results and Interpretation 257

Summary and Diagnostic Impressions 261

Recommendations 262

Appendix: Test Data 263

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Fifth Edition (WISC–V) and WISC–V Integrated 263

Test Yourself 267

Answers 268

About the Author 269

Contributors 271

Index 273

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SUSAN (SUSIE) ENGI RAIFORD is a senior research director and manager of the Wechsler Team for Pearson in San Antonio, Texas. In her 14 years with Pearson, she has served as a lead research director for numerous Wechsler Intelligence Scales.

She is the co–author of Intelligent Testing with the WISC–V and Essentials of WPPSI–IV.

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