2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

PSYS 640 Foundations in Psychological Assessment

Provides an overview of basics issues in psychological assessment. Designed to familiarize the students with fundamental concepts and principles in testing and assessment and to identify the primary constructs assessed by clinical psychologists. Students will also learn about ethical and professional issues in psychological assessment. Intended to provide an empirically informed foundation for advanced assessment courses that focus on the development, utility, administration, scoring, and interpretation of specific assessment instruments. Prerequisite: PSYS 632.