Series Preface ix Preface to the Second Edition xi Acknowledgements xiii One Introduction and Overview 1 Two Make Your Reports Classy and Gorgeous 11 Three Writing with Clarity, Style, and Purpose 30 Four Introductory Sections of the Report 73 Five Behavioral Observations 97 Six Communicating Test Results 128 Seven Diagnostic Impressions and Summary 157 Eight Personality Assessment (by Rita W. McCleary) 166 Nine Recommendations 197 Ten Special Issues in Report Writing 230 Eleven Tips for Writing Evaluation Reports (by John O. Willis) 249 Twelve Annotated Case Reports 260 References 445 Index 452
W. JOEL SCHNEIDER, PHD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Studies in Education at Temple University, Philadelphia. ELIZABETH O. LICHTENBERGER, PHD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in Carlsbad, California. NANCY MATHER, PHD, is a Professor at the University of Arizona, in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies. NADEEN L. KAUFMAN, EdD, is co-Series Editor with Alan S. Kaufman of the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series and is a Lecturer at the Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine.