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Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment, 2nd Edition

Author: Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger and Alan S. Kaufman

Course Created: 2013

Practice Level: Intermediate

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 To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

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.

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
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