Note: CNPS 532A is for VRHC students only
The use of standardized measures of mental ability, achievement, aptitude, interest and personality.
This course provides an introduction to psychological assessment in counselling, with CNPS 532A emphasizing the measurement of psychological constructs. Three areas will be emphasized:
- theory and principles (e.g., reliability, validity),
- applications and issues (e.g., history and context, fairness in testing), and
- practical elements (e.g., selection of measures, making use of measurement information).