Tests & Measurements ~ 2 & 3 Units
Dr. Patrick Miles
September 11, 2017 - March 18, 2018
This class will introduce students to the primary principles of test construction and to the use of tests in the field of clinical psychology. It is designed to improve the ability of students to appreciate issues of measurement in clinical psychology and in psychological research.
The class will prepare students to critically review the use of tests in psychological research and to undertake more comprehensive instruction in the administration and interpretation of tests in clinical assessment.
The required text for this course is: Cohen, R. & Swerdlik, M. (2010). Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests and Measurements (8th ed.). NewYork: McGraw-Hill.
Dr Patrick Miles is a psychologist and graduate of CSPP working as a Quality Improvement Manger in the San Mateo County Mental Health system. He teaches at CSPP and other graduate schools in psychology primarily in the area of statistics, research design, test construction, and cognitive assessment and testing.