Select four questions below, as a team discuss and submit a response for each of your selected questions.
(150 word response per question)
1 Why is assessment needed in clinical psychology?
2. How are psychological assessment and psychological testing the same or different?
3. What are the factors that contribute to effective interviewing?
4. What are the different types of clinical interviews?
5. What are major threats to effective interviewing?
6. What are the major methods to directly observe behavior in an assessment?
7. What are some of the advantages of checklists and inventories?
8. What are examples of assessment procedures that measure physiological activity?
9. Why might a psychologist be interested in assessing physiological activity?
10. About how many sessions does it take to build rapport?
11. How do you keep yourself calm and level headed during a crisis interview?
12. What do you do if the patient refuses to participate in the interview or is uncooperative in other ways?
13. What happens if you misdiagnose?
14. What is cognitive testing?
15. What are the main approaches to assess intelligence?
16. What is neuropsychological assessment?
17. What are some of the different tests used to measure IQ and how are they similar and different?
18. List the major objective and projective tests used in clinical psychology.
19. Should psychological tests be used to hire employees? Why or why not?
20. Are psychological tests appropriate to use with people from ethnically diverse backgrounds?
21. How do psychologists make decisions based on testing data?
22. How are testing results communicated to others?
23. Why are multiple approaches to assessment often advantageous?