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  • Use of the CAS2 (English and Spanish), the CAS2 Brief, and the CAS2: Rating Scale
  • Practical advice on disability determination using CAS2
  • Case presentations on the use of CAS2 with diverse students
  • Emphasis on practical ways to link results to intervention
  • Nondiscriminatory Assessment with the CAS2
The definitive guide to the latest edition of the Cognitive Assessment System
Essentials of CAS2 Assessment is the complete, step–by–step guide to successfully administering, scoring, and interpreting the CAS2 English, CAS2 Spanish, CAS2: Brief, and the CAS2: Rating Scale. To help busy professionals make optimal use of the test, this book features callouts highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, examples of test questions, and an emphasis on interventions related to PASS neurocognitive processing scores.
Written by leading experts on neurocognitive assessment, this edition of Essentials of CAS2 Assessment discusses the latest research and thinking on PASS theory and includes case studies demonstrating CAS2′s uses with various diagnostic groups and its integration with other instruments. The four versions of the CAS2 offer valuable insights into learning successes and weaknesses, including:
  • Communicating results of PASS scores to teachers, parents and students
  • Using a Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses in PASS scores for SLD eligibility determination
  • Comparison of PASS scores with several different achievement tests
  • How to select interventions based on PASS and achievement test results
  • Fair assessment of diverse populations
Essentials of CAS2 helps professionals ensure that the CAS2 is administered and analyzed accurately so that the results can be applied for the greatest benefit of the child.
Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:
  • Essentials of Assessment Report Writing
  • Essentials of Processing Assessment
  • Essentials of KTEA –3 and WIAT®–III Assessment
  • Essentials of WJ IV® Tests of Achievement Assessment
  • Essentials of WPPSI–IV Assessment
  • Essentials of Cross–Battery Assessment, Third Edition
  • Essentials of Executive Functions Assessment
  • Essentials of WMS®–IV Assessment
  • Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification
  • Essentials of Evidence–Based Academic Interventions
Visit us on the Web at: www.wiley.com/essentials
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781118589274
ISBN-10: 1118589270
Pagini: 320
Dimensiuni: 138 x 215 x 22 mm
Greutate: 0.36 kg
Editura: Wiley
Seria Essentials of Psychological Assessment

Locul publicării: Hoboken, United States

Public țintă

Primary Audience: School psychologists, school neuropsychologists, neuropsychologists, and psychologists in private practice.
Secondary Audience: Special educators, educational diagnosticians, and teachers; graduate–level courses in school, clinical, counseling and educational psychology courses in assessment.
Exhibit: National Association of School Psychologists, American Psychological Association (Divisions 15 and 16 are the prime target), National Academy of Neuropsychology, Fordham Conference, KIDS, Inc s School Summer Institute, and state affiliates of NASP.
Bulk Sales: ProEd as well as Multi–Health Systems and Riverside, both of which distribute the CAS now and will sell the CAS2.

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  • Use of the CAS2 (English and Spanish), the CAS2 Brief, and the CAS2: Rating Scale
  • Practical advice on disability determination using CAS2
  • Case presentations on the use of CAS2 with diverse students
  • Emphasis on practical ways to link results to intervention
  • Nondiscriminatory Assessment with the CAS2
The definitive guide to the latest edition of the Cognitive Assessment System
Essentials of CAS2 Assessment is the complete, step–by–step guide to successfully administering, scoring, and interpreting the CAS2 English, CAS2 Spanish, CAS2: Brief, and the CAS2: Rating Scale. To help busy professionals make optimal use of the test, this book features callouts highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, examples of test questions, and an emphasis on interventions related to PASS neurocognitive processing scores.
Written by leading experts on neurocognitive assessment, this edition of Essentials of CAS2 Assessment discusses the latest research and thinking on PASS theory and includes case studies demonstrating CAS2′s uses with various diagnostic groups and its integration with other instruments. The four versions of the CAS2 offer valuable insights into learning successes and weaknesses, including:
  • Communicating results of PASS scores to teachers, parents and students
  • Using a Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses in PASS scores for SLD eligibility determination
  • Comparison of PASS scores with several different achievement tests
  • How to select interventions based on PASS and achievement test results
  • Fair assessment of diverse populations
Essentials of CAS2 helps professionals ensure that the CAS2 is administered and analyzed accurately so that the results can be applied for the greatest benefit of the child.
Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:
  • Essentials of Assessment Report Writing
  • Essentials of Processing Assessment
  • Essentials of KTEA –3 and WIAT®–III Assessment
  • Essentials of WJ IV® Tests of Achievement Assessment
  • Essentials of WPPSI–IV Assessment
  • Essentials of Cross–Battery Assessment, Third Edition
  • Essentials of Executive Functions Assessment
  • Essentials of WMS®–IV Assessment
  • Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification
  • Essentials of Evidence–Based Academic Interventions
Visit us on the Web at: www.wiley.com/essentials

Cuprins

Series Preface xiii
Preface xv
Acknowledgments xix
One Overview 1
Introduction to CAS2 7
Description of the CAS2 Measures 9
CAS2 9
Uses of the CAS2 19
Theoretical Foundation 20
Standardization, Reliability, and Validity 29
Operationalization of PASS Theory in the
Three CAS2 Measures 33
PASS Relationship to Achievement 33
Race and Ethnic Differences 36
Detecting Learning Problems 39
PASS and Academic Interventions 41
Planning Facilitation 42
PREP and COGENT 44
Test Yourself 46
Two Administration and Scoring of the CAS2, CAS2: Brief, and CAS2: Rating Scale 49
Appropriate Testing Conditions 49
Administration of CAS2 61
Scoring the CAS2 71
Administration of CAS2: Brief 81
Scoring the CAS2: Brief 85
Administration of CAS2: Rating Scale 86
Scoring the CAS2: Rating Scale 86
Test Yourself 88
Three Interpretation 93
CAS2 Interpretation 94
Essential Steps for CAS2, CAS2: Brief, and CAS2: Rating Scale 97
Advanced Steps for CAS2 Interpretation 106
Using CAS2 Online 119
Test Yourself 128
Four Assessment of English Language Learners 129
Context for Understanding the Need for Fair Assessment with English Language Learners 129
Understanding Language Development and ELLs 130
The Challenges of ELL Assessment 132
Current Options for Testing ELL Students 134
Case Illustration 141
Test Yourself 145
Five Intervention 147
Jack A. Naglieri and Steven Feifer
Intervention s Essential Components 148
Assessment of Reading 159
CAS2 and Mathematics 164
Test Yourself 179
Six Strengths and Weaknesses of CAS2 181
Theoretical 182
Specific Learning Disability Eligibility 185
Practical Issues 186
Nondiscriminatory Assessment 188
Test Yourself 191
Seven Clinical Applications of the CAS2 193
Specific Learning Disabilities 193
Attention–Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 211
Autism 229
Traumatic Brain Injury 234
Gifted and Talented Students 240
Intellectual Disability 244
Test Yourself 255
Appendix A CAS2 KTEA–3 Comparisons 257
Appendix B CAS2 and WIAT–III Comparisons 261
Appendix C CAS2 and WJ–IV Achievement Comparisons 265
Appendix D CAS2 and Feifer Assessment of Reading (FAR) 269
Appendix E CAS2 and Feifer Assessment of Math (FAM) 271
Appendix F CAS2 and Bateria III 273
References 277
About the Authors 289
Index 291

Notă biografică

JACK A. NAGLIERI, PHD, is Research Professor at the University of Virginia, Senior Research Scientist at the Devereux Center for Resilient Children, and Emeritus Professor of Psychology at George Mason University. With J.P. Das, he is well known for the PASS theory of intelligence and its application using the Cognitive Assessment System.
TULIO M. OTERO, PHD, is Associate Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where he teaches in both the school psychology and clinical psychology programs. He is a practicing school psychologist and consultant with a specialization in clinical neuropsychology, is past president of the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society, and co–author of the Spanish edition of the Cognitive Assessment System, 2nd Edition.