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

 
MON
18
DEC

WISC-V: Getting started




Venue: PSI Offices, Floor 2, Grantham House, Grantham Street, Dublin 8PSI Offices
Date: 18th - 19th December 2017 & 11th - 12th June 2018
Time:
Learning Credits: 4 per day


Fees: €475 (Early Bird when booked before 31 September 2017) and €575 after 



Educational/Professional Development Aims of Course: 
To acquaint test users with the WISC-V, its administration, scoring and interpretation optional competence certificate assessment


Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • Familiarity with WISC-V administration
  • Familiarity with WISC V domains of assessment
  • Awareness of differences from WISC-IV
  • Familiarity with WISC V scoring and computer scoring (computer scorer provided during course)
  • Awareness of limitations of WISC V and it’s interpretation



Assessment methods:

Accurate completion of WISC V administrations, scoring sheets and case studies
• Certificate of competence in administration and scoring is optional (€100)Assessment methods:


Qualifications and prior experience necessary:
Post graduate degree in psychology.


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

  • Development of UK version of WISC-V
  • Changes in administration and structure from WISC-IV
  • Alignment of WISC V with CHC intelligence theory



WISC V Course Components:
Day 1 9:30am-4:30pm:

• Introduction to theory of intelligence and intelligence testing
• Introduction to the WISC V, it development, theoretical framework and psychometric properties
• Introduction to intellectual components of WISC V
• Demonstrations of administration and scoring of the WISC-V
• Practice Administration: participants working in triads to administer the WISC-V with observation and feedback from trained facilitators
• Scoring of WISC V – video case studies provided as well as live scoring

Day 2 9:30am -4:30pm:

• Evaluation: participants complete a self-critique of their developing competencies & observers provided constructive feedback and peer-mentoring
• Reporting: scoring and interpretation competencies will be extended into the examination and interpretation of prepared WISC V case studies
• Basic preparation of formal reports of assessment findings



Presenter(s)

Trevor James, Rebecca Good and Dr. Kate James


To book a place email: training@eirim.ie 



Refund/Cancellation policy: www.eirim.ie/terms-and-conditions/  




 

 
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