Testing and Assessment in Counseling: Types & Uses


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We need to determine if the client will be able to follow along with prepared counseling texts. What kind of assessment should be done?

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1. Behavioral assessments would be good for


'We will give him Assessments X, Y, and Z and we will know his diagnosis by the end of the day.'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo helps you gauge your understanding of different assessments used in counseling. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include understanding and identifying different assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Behavioral assessments
  • Circumstances where it's unnecessary to give an assessment to patients
  • Reasons for testing patients

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz can help you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as behavioral assessments
  • Information recall -access the knowledge you have gained regarding assessments used in counseling
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about testing patients

Additional Learning

To learn more about assessments and tests in counseling, review the lesson on Testing and Assessment in Counseling: Types & Uses. This lesson will help you:

  • Define testing
  • Determine circumstances that would require assessments
  • Learn when personality assessments are given
  • Training to administer assessments