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CTCN 603 Clinical Appraisal and Assessment 4.5 Credits

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of different types of tests used in clinical, educational, and organizational settings. Topics include: tests and assessments that are standardized, non-standardized, norm-referenced, criterion-referenced, group and individual testing and assessment, behavioral observations, and symptom checklists. Students will also explore theories of clinical appraisal and testing, interviewing for mental health functioning, and skills of professional case presentation, with an emphasis on case conceptualization and holistic assessment. The course also addresses ethical, legal, and sociocultural issues including cultural bias and fairness.

College/Department: College of Nursing Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is AC or major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.