Therapeutic Psychology

2809 Words Jul 29th, 2016 12 Pages
Assignment 01 due 15 April – 15 Multiple Choice questions

In the article by Gadd and Phipps (2012), they refer to the challenges faced by psychological and, specifically, neuropsychological assessment. Their study focused on a preliminary standardisation of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (a non-verbal measure) for Setswana-speaking university students. The US normative sample is described as participants (N = 899) aged 18 to 29 years who were screened beforehand to exclude individuals with a history of neurological, learning, emotional and attention difficulties. The South African sample consisted of university students (N = 93) from both genders, between the ages of 18 and 29, who were screened in terms of hearing and visual
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It can be used as a diagnostic tool and also as an instrument in the provision of quality-assured student development opportunities.
The WQHE provides an opportunity to describe group and / or individuals’ wellness profiles and to follow this up with tailored services and programmes to facilitate individual or group development. Such development may be completely self-managed and applies to all students, whether or not they are already well-developed.
Recommended test development guidelines were closely followed, including the submission of the manual and test materials to the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) for test classification in 2010. Adequate reliability and validity coefficients have been obtained for this completely indigenous South African measure, and we are patiently awaiting the results of the test classification process.

Question 3
The Cronbach’s Alpha coefficients imply that …
(1) the test is internally consistent
(2) the test is stable over time
(3) the error due to chance factors is unacceptable
(4) the type of reliability is not appropriate for this type of test

Cronbach's alpha is a statistic generally used as a measure of internal consistency or reliability.
Cronbach's alpha determines the internal consistency or average correlation of items in a survey instrument to gauge its reliability.
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