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Adaptive Behavior Assessment System-II [electronic resource] : Clinical Use and Interpretation

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780123735867Series: Practical Resources for the Mental Health ProfessionalPublication details: San Diego : Elsevier Science, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9780080559780
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Adaptive Behavior Assessment System-II : Clinical Use and InterpretationDDC classification:
  • 616.89
LOC classification:
  • RC473.B43
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Contents:
FRONT COVER; ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENT SYSTEM-II: CLINICAL USE AND INTERPRETATION; COPYRIGHT PAGE; CONTENTS; PREFACE; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; SECTION I: INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 ADAPTIVE BEHAVIORS AND SKILLS: AN INTRODUCTION; Some Historic Background for Adaptive Behavior and Its Use; 1848: The Impact of an Organic Theory of Evolution; 1920s: Challenges to Eugenics and Efforts to Improve Methods Used with Persons with Mental Retardation; Definitions of Mental Retardation and the Increasing Importance of Adaptive Behavior and Skills; The Development of Tests to Assess Adaptive Behavior
Applications of Adaptive Behavior to the Above Diagnostic StandardsTest Ethics; Legal Issues that Impact Adaptive Behavior Assessment; Federal Legislation and Related Policies and Practices; Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act; Medicaid; Supplemental Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income; Assessment of Persons on Death Row: Do They Display Mental Retardation?; To Whom Do Professionals Release Test Data?; Ethical Standards Governing Release of Test Data; Legal Standards Governing Release of Test Data; Conclusion; References; Appendix A
CHAPTER 3 ABAS-II ASSESSMENT METHODSOverview of the ABAS-II; ABAS-II Forms; ABAS-II Content; ABAS-II Uses; ABAS-II Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation; Respondents' Completion of the ABAS-II Forms; ABAS-II Scoring; ABAS-II Interpretation and Applications; Summary; References; SECTION II: ABAS-II AND ADAPTIVE SKILL AREAS; CHAPTER 4 COMMUNICATION SKILLS; ABAS-II Measurement; Receptive Language; Expressive Language; Nonverbal Communication; Additional Assessments; Direct Observations; Direct Tests of Skills; Intervention Methods; Receptive Language; Expressive Language
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Models and Concepts of Adaptive Behavior and SkillsAge and Demographic Differences on Adaptive Behavior Scales; Age; Gender; Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status; Applications of Adaptive Behavior Information; External Reviews of the ABAS-II; References; CHAPTER 2 PROFESSIONAL AND LEGAL ISSUES IN ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENT; Professional Standards Governing Test Development and Use; Standards Governing Test Development and Use; Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing; Diagnostic Standards; State Board of Education Standards for Diagnosing School-Based Disorders
Nonverbal CommunicationChild Case Study; References; CHAPTER 5 ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR AND SKILLS IMPORTANT TO COMMUNITY USE; Description of Community Use Adaptive Skill Area; Importance of Community Use Adaptive Skill Area; Conditions that Impact Development and Performance of Community Skills; Issues with Special Populations; Special Considerations for Children; Additional Techniques to Assess Community Use in Combination with the ABAS-II; Community; Individual/Parent Preferences and Priorities; Individual's Skills; Intervention Methods; Prioritization and Selection of Skills for Instruction
Summary: This book summarizes information on adaptive behavior and skills as well as general issues in adaptive behavior assessment with the goal of promoting sound assessment practice during uses, interpretations, and applications of the Adaptive Behavior Assessment System-II. Adaptive behavior and skills refer to personal qualities associated with the ability to meet one's personal needs such as communication, self-care, socialization, etc. and those of others. Data from measures of adaptive behavior have been used most commonly in assessment and intervention services for persons with mental
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FRONT COVER; ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENT SYSTEM-II: CLINICAL USE AND INTERPRETATION; COPYRIGHT PAGE; CONTENTS; PREFACE; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; SECTION I: INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 ADAPTIVE BEHAVIORS AND SKILLS: AN INTRODUCTION; Some Historic Background for Adaptive Behavior and Its Use; 1848: The Impact of an Organic Theory of Evolution; 1920s: Challenges to Eugenics and Efforts to Improve Methods Used with Persons with Mental Retardation; Definitions of Mental Retardation and the Increasing Importance of Adaptive Behavior and Skills; The Development of Tests to Assess Adaptive Behavior

Applications of Adaptive Behavior to the Above Diagnostic StandardsTest Ethics; Legal Issues that Impact Adaptive Behavior Assessment; Federal Legislation and Related Policies and Practices; Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act; Medicaid; Supplemental Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income; Assessment of Persons on Death Row: Do They Display Mental Retardation?; To Whom Do Professionals Release Test Data?; Ethical Standards Governing Release of Test Data; Legal Standards Governing Release of Test Data; Conclusion; References; Appendix A

CHAPTER 3 ABAS-II ASSESSMENT METHODSOverview of the ABAS-II; ABAS-II Forms; ABAS-II Content; ABAS-II Uses; ABAS-II Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation; Respondents' Completion of the ABAS-II Forms; ABAS-II Scoring; ABAS-II Interpretation and Applications; Summary; References; SECTION II: ABAS-II AND ADAPTIVE SKILL AREAS; CHAPTER 4 COMMUNICATION SKILLS; ABAS-II Measurement; Receptive Language; Expressive Language; Nonverbal Communication; Additional Assessments; Direct Observations; Direct Tests of Skills; Intervention Methods; Receptive Language; Expressive Language

Location of Instruction

Models and Concepts of Adaptive Behavior and SkillsAge and Demographic Differences on Adaptive Behavior Scales; Age; Gender; Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status; Applications of Adaptive Behavior Information; External Reviews of the ABAS-II; References; CHAPTER 2 PROFESSIONAL AND LEGAL ISSUES IN ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENT; Professional Standards Governing Test Development and Use; Standards Governing Test Development and Use; Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing; Diagnostic Standards; State Board of Education Standards for Diagnosing School-Based Disorders

Nonverbal CommunicationChild Case Study; References; CHAPTER 5 ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR AND SKILLS IMPORTANT TO COMMUNITY USE; Description of Community Use Adaptive Skill Area; Importance of Community Use Adaptive Skill Area; Conditions that Impact Development and Performance of Community Skills; Issues with Special Populations; Special Considerations for Children; Additional Techniques to Assess Community Use in Combination with the ABAS-II; Community; Individual/Parent Preferences and Priorities; Individual's Skills; Intervention Methods; Prioritization and Selection of Skills for Instruction

This book summarizes information on adaptive behavior and skills as well as general issues in adaptive behavior assessment with the goal of promoting sound assessment practice during uses, interpretations, and applications of the Adaptive Behavior Assessment System-II. Adaptive behavior and skills refer to personal qualities associated with the ability to meet one's personal needs such as communication, self-care, socialization, etc. and those of others. Data from measures of adaptive behavior have been used most commonly in assessment and intervention services for persons with mental