Description: The CACREP-accredited Masters programs in School Counseling (SC) and Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) are served by this course. This course meets and exceeds all Assessment and Testing standards from CACREP (2016), and meets and exceeds all assessment-related standards for the CMHC and SC Specialty areas. This course also provides a comprehensive foundation of assessment theory and assessment practices related to the school counseling and clinical mental health counseling professions, and includes emphases on test construction, assessment-related statistics, needs assessments and program evaluation-related assessment, psychometric analyses of test worthiness (reliability, and validity, practicality), the ethics of assessment, multicultural competence of assessment, scope of practice themes related to assessment, and analysis of contextual factors related to clinical and school- related assessment. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Summer 2021
Prerequisite: (Counseling-School Counseling M.Ed or Clinical Mental Health Counseling MA) and EPS 525; or Pre- or Corequisite: Clinical Mental Health Counseling MA and EPS 625