Evolution of Cognitive Assessment

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Description

“I can’t be playing around with 10 point differences as an explanation for weaknesses.”

Dr. Joel Schneider sits down with Dr. Jeremy Sharp in this interview to talk about the evolution of cognitive theory and assessment. Joel has been blogging for about 10 years now, and he is not only a great writer but a deep thinker and excellent storyteller. These traits are on full display during this discussion as Joel takes us on a journey through the philosophical and practical history of cognitive theory. Here are just a few topics covered:

  • How cognitive assessment originated
  • Using assessment to benefit the individual vs. the institution
  • A compelling overview of CHC theory
  • Joel’s research with Kevin McGrew on evolving CHC theory to a more integrated model

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists,  addiction counselors, nurses.

This CE program is designated as intermediate.

CE Content Category: Clinical

This interview was published in April 2021.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Audio Interview with Joel Schneider
  • Transcript of Interview with Joel Schneider
  • References and Citations
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

DR. W. JOEL SCHNEIDER

Dr. Schneider is an associate professor in the College of Education at Temple University and a member of the School Psychology program. He earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Texas A&M University. Along with Nancy Mather, Elizabeth Lichtenberger, and Nadeen Kaufman, he wrote the Essentials of Assessment Report Writing, 2nd Edition. He writes software to help clinicians make better decisions. Broadly, his research interests are concerned with validating and improving upon current assessment practices. In particular, he focuses on understanding the structure and function of intelligence and its assessment.

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ABOUT DR. JEREMY SHARP

Dr. Sharp is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that he founded in 2009 and have grown to over 20 clinicians. Dr. Sharp earned his undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting his Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, he specializes in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.

As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, Dr. Sharp provides private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Apr 19, 2021.

Learning Objectives

Based on the content of this course, I can:

  • Explain the origins of cognitive assessment
  • Contrast cognitive assessment benefits for the individual vs the institution
  • Summarize CHC theory and the evolution to a more integrated model

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