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Evidence based assessment

1. Relying on research findings

2. Using psychometrically strong measures

3. Empirically evaluating the assessment process

Unstructured interview

Serious of open ended questions

Structured interview

Standardized series of questions with predetermined wording and order

Mental status examination

Examine how the client looks, thinks, feels, and behaves

Mini mental state examination

Brief screening device to assess neurocognatice disorders

Sets of short memory tasks

Deviation intelligence (IQ)

Intelligence test that show where you stand compared to others in your group

Stanford binet 5 (IQ)

Measures: fluid reasoning, knowledge, quantitative reasoning, visual-spatial reasoning, and working memory

Wechsier adult intelligence scale

The first comprehensive individual test that researchers specifically designed to measure adult intelligence IQ.

Measures verbal compression, perceptual reasoning, working memory, and processing speed.

Self report clinical inventory

Standardized questions with fixed response categories that's taken independently on paper or online

Minnesota multiphasic personality inventory

Self report containing 567 true false questions. Describes the person's thoughts, behaviors, feelings, and attitudes

Neo personality inventory

240 questionnaire that measures 5 personality traits

Thematic apperception test (TAT)

Projective test in which you invent a story to explain what is happening in a picture

Target behavior

A behavior of interest or concern in an assessment

In vivo observation

Recording of behavior in its natural context

Analog abservations

Observing behavior in a non natural setting like a lab

Self monitoring

Client keeps a record of behaviors

Executive functioning

The ability to formulate goals, make plans, carry out those plans, and then complete the plans in an effective way

Neuropsychological assessment measures

Adaptive testing

The clients responses to earlier questions determine the next questions asked

Computed axial tomography (CAT scan)

Series of xrays taken from various angles

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Uses radio waves to create picture of living brain