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Family Services: Assessment

Assessment

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print. (1st edition to the present)
Available from the Databases A-Z list on the Rod Library home page
Considered by many to provide the most authoritative information about commercially-available English-language, standardized tests in psychology, education, and vocational aptitude, including personality and development.. Each entry provides test name, purpose, intended population, publication dates, form, and prices as well as availability information.  Most entries include reviews of the test by qualified psychologists who usually cite reliability, validity, and normative data. 

Handbook of Family Measurement Techniques
Rod Library UNI Reference HQ 728 T68 2001
Descriptions of over 1,300 instruments and techniques used to assess family relations, marital relations, parent-child relations, family health, family problems, and other aspects of family life.  Over 160 family instruments are reprinted in full, with scoring instructions. 

Assessment of Family Violence: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners
Rod Library UNI Reference HV 6626 F45 2003
Describes and reviews 144 instruments developed to assess violence, its risk factors, its correlates, and its consequences as it occurs in the family. Detailed information about specific family violence measures pertaining to child victims or witnesses of family violence, to maltreating parents, and to characteristics or dynamics in maltreating or at-risk families. 

Fischer, J., & Corcoran, K.  Measures for Clinical Practice and Research: A Sourcebook.
New York: The Free Press.
Rod Library UNI Reference BF 176 C66 1987, 1994 (2nd ed.), 2000 (3rd ed.), 2007 (4th ed.), and 2013 (5th ed.)
These two-volume sets provide human services practitioners and students with a number of tests they can use to help evaluate their own practice and monitor client problems and growth.

For additional information in finding standardized assessments, consult the Psychological Assessment Library Subject Guide

Subject Guide