Essentials of testing and assessment : a practical guide for counselors, social workers, and psychologists

| April 6, 2011

Title: Essentials of testing and assessment : A practical guide for counselors, social workers, and psychologists

Author: Edward S. Neukrug and R. Charles Fawcett

Publisher: Thomson/Brooks/Cole

Call Number: BF431 .N48 2010

From the Publisher:

This text is intended for upper-level undergraduate and graduate level courses in departments of counselor education, social work, clinical psychology, and human services. Typical course names include Assessment in Counseling, Introductory Assessment, Mental Health Appraisal, Counseling Assessment, Appraisal Techniques, and Appraisal in Counseling.

About the Authors:

Edward S. Neukrug
Dr. Neukrug received his doctorate in counselor education from the University of Cincinnati. He is professor of counseling and human services in the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling at Old Dominion University. In addition to teaching, Dr. Neukrug has worked as a crisis counselor, an outpatient therapist, an associate school psychologist, a school counselor, a private practice psychologist, and a licensed professional counselor. He has published numerous texts, including: THE WORLD OF THE COUNSELOR: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE COUNSELING PROFESSION; EXPERIENCING THE WORLD OF THE COUNSELOR: A WORKBOOK FOR COUNSELOR EDUCATORS AND STUDENTS; SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR HUMAN SERVICE PROFESSIONALS: COUNSELING ENVIRONMENT, HELPING SKILLS, TREATMENT ISSUES; SKILLS AND TOOLS FOR TODAY’S COUNSELORS AND PSYCHOTHERAPISTS: FROM NATURAL HELPING TO PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING (with Alan M. Schwitzer); and ESSENTIALS OF TESTING AND ASSESSMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR COUNSELORS, SOCIAL WORKERS, AND PSYCHOLOGISTS (with R. Charles Fawcett).

R. Charles Fawcett
Charles Fawcett is a doctoral student at the University of Virginia. He is formerly a Faculty Lecturer at Old Dominion University where he also received his M.S. Ed. in Counseling. His therapy experience includes working with individuals, couples, and families at an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) as well as leading substance abuse groups. Charles previously served 10 years as a Naval Flight Officer and Bombardier/Navigator in the A-6 Intruder.

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