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Dynamic Assessment in Practice
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Part I. Theory and Principles: 1. Introduction to dynamic assessment; 2. A model of mental functioning; 3. General procedural guidelines for conducting an assessment that includes dynamic assessment; Part II. Applications: 4. Dynamic assessment in clinical settings; 5. Dynamic assessment in educational settings; 6. Applying dynamic assessment with young children; 7. Applying dynamic assessment with school age children; 8. Applying dynamic assessment with adults and seniors; 9. Writing reports and developing IEPs and service plans; 10. Conclusions and special issues; References; Appendices.

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This book introduces the basic principles and practices of dynamic assessment.

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H. Carl Haywood is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Vanderbilt University and Professor of Neurology at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from 1971 until 1993. He was also founding Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Touro College in New York, where he instituted graduate programs based heavily on cognitive development and cognitive education. He has published extensively on cognitive education and dynamic assessment, as well as mental retardation, intrinsic motivation, development of intelligence and cognitive abilities, and neuropsychology. Carol S. Lidz held faculty positions in psychology at Temple University and the Graduate School of Education of Touro College where she designed and directed the school psychology program. In 2004, she joined Freidman Associates, where she provided school neuropsychological assessments of children with learning disorders. She is the author of books, chapters and articles on dynamic assessment and assessment of pre-school children.

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"This is a dynamic application of dynamic assessment. This is a must-read for clinicians and educators, scholars and practitioners." Kenneth Dodge, Duke University, Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology "Haywood and Lidz, Dynamic Assessment in Practice: Clinical and Educational Applications, is one of the best published works on DA... The authors present a comprehensive, eclectic, and transactional approach that deals with the complexities and richness of human beings' cognitive, behavioral, and social functioning... A strong impression that emerges across the book is that the authors, with their long and rich experience in research and practice, are imbued with a mission to mediate the necessity, importance, and utility of using DA... This book is a must-have for any psychologist or educator who is interested in basic understanding of human functioning and is not limited to those dealing with assessment alone." PsycCritiques

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