School psychologist-based personality and behavior assessment

 Week 3 – Discussion 1

 13 13 unread replies. 13 13 replies. Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have  until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will  reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your  responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the  Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be  evaluated.    School Psychologist-Based Personality and Behavior Assessment Scenario Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read the Splett, Fowler,  Weist, McDaniel, & Dvorsky (2013), Stinnett, Bui, & Capaccioli,  (2013), and  Kosher, Jiang, Ben-Arieh, & Huebner, (2014) articles,   and review Chapters 10 through 13 in your textbook.  For this discussion, you will be taking on the role of the school  psychologist in a public middle school. In this role, you will  facilitate the evaluation of a student based on psychoeducational  personality assessments, mental status exam, and observations of the  student to make recommendations to the education team consisting of  yourself, school counselors, and teachers who work with the student.  Carefully review the PSY615: Week Three School Psychologist-Based  Personality and Behavior Assessment Scenario  (Links to an external  site.)Links to an external site..  In your initial post:   Examine the personality assessment instrument used in the scenario and  research a peer-reviewed article in the Ashford University Library on  this personality assessment. Using the required articles as well as your researched article to  support your statements, describe the standard use of this personality  assessment. Based on the scenario, evaluate the reliability, validity, and cultural  considerations inherent to the personality assessment used and comment  on the relevance of these elements within the scenario. Analyze and describe some of the potential ethical issues which might  arise from the use of this personality assessment in the given scenario.   Provide information from your research regarding the use of the  personality measure, and assess the value of other possible instruments  that could be added to create a more complete assessment of the student  in the scenario.