APSY-GE 2673: Assessment of Children and Adolescents

This is an introduction to informal and formal assessment procedures currently used in schools. The course includes classroom observation, interviewing, and psycho-educational tests. Integration of information pertinent to educational performance will be highlighted; interpretation of various school-related tests will be emphasized; and school records and background information will be incorporated. Assessment practices employed in the determination of special education classification are highlighted. Students are encouraged to take this course concurrently with their fieldwork or practicum.