Discuss the Concept of Personality Assessment and Test Classification

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(505) unit 8 assignment

The
concept of personality assessment and test classification is shifting:

Meyer
and Kurtz (2006)

Consider
Meyer and Kurtz’s (2006) discussion of personality test descriptors. Please
access the Meyer and Kurtz (2011) article in Doc Sharing.

Discuss
the following:

1. 
The historical use of the terms objective
and projective to classify a personality test, and the problems with such
classification.

2. 
The suggestions made by the authors to
refer to specific tests.

Select
a personality test (you can use the Buros website to assist in your search)
http://buros.unl.edu/buros/jsp/search.jsp.
and discuss what type of data is provides, and how you might
use this particular test to assess a client. Research your selected test using
the Kaplan library; use a minimum of 3 peer reviewed references in your
assignment. In your case discussion include at least a one paragraph discussion
addressing the following:

·  Referral
question for personality assessment

·  Demographic
information for your potential client

·  Background
data regarding the client’s current level of functioning and presenting
problem(s)

The
assignment should:

·  Follow
assignment directions (review grading rubric for best results).

·  Use
correct APA formatting per the APA Publication Manual, 6th Edition.

·  Demonstrate
college-level communication through the composition of original materials in
Standard American English.

·  Be
written in Standard American English and be clear, specific, and error-free.

·  Be
a minimum of 8 pages (not including Title Page and Reference List).

Unit 8
Assignment Rubric

% – Points

 Points

Earned

Course Content

Student
is able to appropriately discuss the historical
use of the terms objective and projective to classify a personality test, and
the problems with such classification, and the suggestions made by the
authors to refer to specific tests.

0 – 100

Student
is able to accurately identify and discuss what type of data is a particular
personality test provides, and how the test might be used to assess a client.

A
minimum of three peer reviewed references are included in the Discussion.

The
hypothetical case discussion include at least a one paragraph discussion
addressing the following:

1.  Referral question for personality
assessment

2.  Demographic information for your potential
client

3.  Background data regarding the client’s
current level of functioning and presenting problem(s)

0 – 100

Writing

Structure: Includes
introduction with clear thesis statement, complete paragraphs, and brief
summary paragraph rephrasing thesis.

Style
and Mechanics: Clear and logical
organization; paragraphs and sentences are well
developed. Uses correct grammar, spelling, and
punctuation. Meets length requirements.

0-25

APA
Style: Formatted correctly using APA style.
Provides references to support conclusions.
Paraphrased correctly and accurately; direct
quotes used minimally.

0-25

Total

250

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