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Clinical Assessment (Theory, Practical- Demonstration, & Report writing): Course outlines (Psy-5103)

Course objective

The course aims to equip internees with the prerequisite Psychological Assessment Skills and Psychological Testing. The course is designed to provide an orientation of related concepts about developing and standardization of psychological tests i.e. reliability, validity, norms, item development, item analysis. The course also aims to train internees understand the rational of a specific Test, Administer, Score and Interpret and write a Comprehensive Assessment Report.

Course Outcome

After having completed this course, the internees will have a grasp on theoretical knowledge about Psychological Tests; Testing Material, Reliability, Validity, Administration, Scoring, Interpretation and Interviewing skills. After completion of the course, the internees will able to Select, Administer, Score, Interpret and Write Comprehensive Psychological Assessment report

Contents

  • Interviewing Skills
  • Formal and Informal Assessment
  • Administration, Interpretation and Use of one or two test from each of the following categories and prepare a report on a normal and a patient with psychiatric disorder

List of Psychological Tests

Personality

1. NEO-Personality Inventory

2. Children Apperception Test (CAT) 3.

Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)

4. The Hand Test

Ability

1. Ravens Progressive Matrices (SPM, CPM, APM)

2. WAIS III-R and WISC-III-R (Wechsler Intelligence Scales)

3. Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS III)

Neurological

1. Halstead Reitan Neuropsychological Battery

2. Luria-Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery

3. Wisconsin Card Sorting Test

Diagnostic

1. Bender Visual Retention Test (BVRT)

2. Bender Gestalt Test (BGT)

3. State Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI)

4. Strait Trait Anger Expression Inventory ( STAXI)

5. Beck Depression Inventory (I & II)

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