Psychological Assessment

Psychological Assessment

Choose three general topics of interest to you related to psychological assessment from the list below. APA style. 6 to 8 double-spaced pages in length (does not include title or reference pages). • Infants and preschool-aged children • Children ages 5 through 12 years • Children with neurodevelopmental disorders • Neuropsychological assessment of adolescents • Children and adolescents with anxiety disorders • Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder • Adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder • Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder • Intellectual assessment of adults • Individuals with schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders • Individuals with obsessive-compulsive and related disorders • Individuals with intellectual disabilities • Individuals with autism spectrum disorders • Individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder • Individuals with depressive disorders • Individuals with neurocognitive disorders • Individuals with hearing impairments • Individuals with visual impairments • Gifted individuals • Individuals who have served in the military • Research five peer-reviewed that were published within the last 15 years • Including a minimum of one article for each of your three chosen topics. • Begin with an introduction that describes the role of assessment in diagnosis and treatment. • Using your researched articles, compare at least two psychological or educational tests and/or assessment procedures for each of the topics chosen. • Analyze and describe the psychometric methodologies employed in the development and/or validation of the tests and/or assessment procedures associated with each of the three topics. • Debate any relevant approaches to the assessment of the constructs being evaluated by any tests and assessments you described. • Include an analysis of any challenges related to assessing individuals from diverse social and cultural backgrounds for each of the three topics. • Conclude by evaluating the ethical and professional issues that influence the interpretation of testing and assessment data. • Add a conclusion to the paper that summarizes your evaluation addressing the current use of psychological tests and the role of assessment in diagnosis and treatment