Test Assessment Analysis

Test Assessment AnalysisPaper details:

For this assignment, you are to write a paper analyzing one test in each of the eight major assessment categories listed below.

You should utilize at least five sources from additional professional literature, relevant textbooks, and the Mental Measurements Yearbook for relevant information on these testing instruments. Your paper should be approximately 10 pages long (approximately 1 page per test).

Required Components:

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print can be found in the “M” section on the Find Articles and More page from the library. For each test using the Mental Measurements Yearbook, explain the following seven topics:

1.Test purpose
2.Uses, particularly in a forensic setting
3.Test development and history (any revisions made)
4.Normative information and test statistics
5.Applicable populations
6.Validity and reliability
7.Malingering or deception
When your paper is complete, you will have a discussion on a total of eight tests (one from each of the categories mentioned below).I have chosen one test from each category and do not discuss more than eight tests. Also, do not include any tests that are not listed below.

Assessment Categories and Tests:

Mental Status Exam
Appearance, Motor, Behavior, Sensorium, Thought Process, Thought Content, Communication, Speech, Perception, Mood, Affect, Cognition/Orientation, Response to Proverbs, Estimate of Intelligence, Memory, and Insight

Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI)

IQ/Cognitive Functioning
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, 4th ed. (WAIS–IV)

Projective Personality
Rorschach Inkblot

Objective Personality
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)

Competency to Stand Trial
Competency Assessment Instrument (CAI)
Risk Assessment
Sex Offender Risk Appraisal Guide (SORAG)

Insanity/Criminal Responsibility
Rogers Criminal Responsibility Assessment Scales (RCRAS)

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