Psychoeducational assessment provides estimates of the client’s intellectual, or cognitive, abilities and educational achievement levels. It also yieldsrecommendations relevant for educational planning. Sources of assessment data include background information, educational history, and records and data from tests of intelligence and educational achievement and, at times, ratings tests of attention, behavior/emotions, and adaptive behavior.
Psychological Testing or a Psychoeducational Assessment by a psychologist can be extremely useful
when there is lack of clarity or understanding regarding the reasons and causes of various
emotional, psychological, learning, or behavioral problems of a child or adolescent.
Psychological testing refers to the administration of standardized tasks and procedures which allow
for a sampling of behavior, in order to understand and predict a given individual's psychological,
emotional, and behavioral functioning in a variety of settings.
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