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Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment

Author: Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger and Alan S. Kaufman

Book Required Duration: 12 hours
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Course Summary

Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment offers beginning and experienced clinicians with comprehensive step-by-step guidelines to administering, scoring, and interpreting this latest revision of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction and Overview
  • How to Administer the WAIS-IV
  • How to Score the WAIS-IV
  • How to Interpret the WAIS-IV: Conceptual and Clinical Foundations
  • How to Interpret the WAIS-IV: Step-by-Step
  • Clinical Applications I: A Neuropsychological Approach to Interpretation of the WAIS-IV and the Use of the WAIS-IV in Learning Disability Assessments
  • Clinical Applications II: Age and Intelligence across the Adult Life Span
  • Clinical Applications III: WAIS-IV Use with Special Groups and Practice Effects in Normal Samples
  • Strengths and Weaknesses of the WAIS-IV
  • Illustrative Case Reports

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the percent of clinicians who use the WAIS-IV.
  • Describe administration of the WAIS-IV.
  • Explain the scoring of the WAIS-IV.
  • Describe the Intelligent Testing Philosophy.
  • Explain the Keith Five-Factor model.
  • Discuss the abilities remain stable through old age.
  • Describe strengths and weaknesses of the WAIS-IV.
  • Explain reporting the results of the WAIS-IV.

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