The Psychological Society of Ireland



The Psychological Society of Ireland,
Floor 2, Grantham House,
Grantham Street, Dublin 8, D08 W8HD.


Using the WISC-V

Date/Time: 02nd March, 10.00am-4.00pm
Venue: PSI Offices, Floor 2, Grantham House, Grantham Street, Dublin 8
€195 (PSI member) €265 (PSI non members)
CPD Credits: 4

Fully Booked- places available for 20th March

Expected Learning Outcomes:
1. Familiarity with WISC-V
2. Awareness of differences from WISC-IV
3. Familiarity with WISC V scorer (computer scorer provided during course)
4. Awareness of limitations of WISC V and it’s interpretation

Teaching / delivery methods: 

Lecturing, demonstration, and practice in administration

Assessment methods: 
Accurate completion of WISC V scoring sheets
Accurate completion of WISC V computer scorer

Qualifications and prior experience necessary: Previous use of WISC-IV

Relevant recent developments in the area being covered by the course:

1. Development of UK version of WISC-V
2. Changes in administration and structure from WISC-IV
3. alignment of WISC V with CHC intelligence theory


  • Introduction to WISC V and rationale for development
  • WISC V structure and how it fits with CHC intelligence theory
  • Broad introduction to changes in WISC V, compared to WISC IV

11am (coffee break)

  • New subtests in WISC V – (show videos of test administration; practice at test items)
  • Go through changes to old subtests (e.g. changes in basal/floor rules etc.)

12:30p – 1:15pm (lunch)

  • Psychometrics of WISC V – normative data/ reliability/validity
  • Introduction to WISC V computer scorer (practice with its use)

2:30pm (coffee break)

  • Interpretation of test scores (e.g. FSIQ v VCI etc.) and use of computer scorer
  • Practice using scorer on case study

4pm finish

  • Participants given materials and WISC V resources received on the day 

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