Acknowledged author Bradley Erford wrote Assessment for Counselors (PSY 660 Clinical Assessment and Decision Making) comprising 512 pages back in 2012. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 084002861X and 9780840028617. Since then Assessment for Counselors (PSY 660 Clinical Assessment and Decision Making) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $30.02 or rent at the marketplace.
Erford's book presents a broad overview of basic issues in psychological and educational assessment. The book familiarizes students with the essentials of testing, covering such concepts as ethical, legal, and diversity issues; reliability, validity, and test construction; and the pertinent tests needed by professional counselors to conduct thorough and effective assessments. Erford's guidance on basic procedures such as test selection, as well as the book's examples and applications relevant to a range of practices and clientele, help students learn how and when to use the correct assessment tools with diverse clients. In addition, the author and other contributors focus on the importance of counselor identity and the essentials of this complex field.