Clinical Assessments

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In?this?assignment,?you?will?be?comparing?the?constructs?of?two?assessment?tools.?Use?the?Resources?provided
and?the?University?Library?to?complete?the?following:
??Select?an?assessment?tool?from?those?listed?in?the?Resources?area?and?one?additional?assessment?tool?from?the
literature?using?the?Capella?University?Library.?The?assessment?tools?should?measure?the?same?construct.?For
example,?if?you?select?the?Beck?Anxiety?Inventory?from?the?Resources?area,?you?would?want?to?select?another
tool?from?the?literature?that?also?measures?anxiety.
??Examine?the?key?test?measurement?constructs?of?reliability?and?validity?for?each?tool,?and?compare?these
constructs?for?each?tool.You?will?want?to?describe?the?methods?used?to?acquire?reliability?and?validity?for?each
assessment?and?also?discuss?how?the?constructs?relate?to?each?other?between?the?two?assessment?tools.
??Describe?how?results?on?each?assessment?are?interpreted.?For?example,?how?are?scores?interpreted?in
comparison?to?group?means?and?norms?(for?a?standardized?or?norm?referenced?test)?or?to?cutoff?scores?(for
criterion?referenced?test)??How?are?scores?on?this?assessment?correlated?with?other?tests?that?measure?the?same
construct?
??Incorporate?a?minimum?of?six?scholarly?research?studies?analyzing?the?effectiveness?of?each?selected
assessment?tool?in?professional?settings.
??Based?on?the?review?of?literature,?evaluate?which?assessment?tool?has?clearer?application?of?measurement
concepts.
Please?use?the?Assignment?Template?listed?under?Resources?to?compose?your?Comparison?of?Assessment?Tool
Constructs?paper.
Assignment?Requirements
??Written?communication:?Written?communication?is?free?of?errors?so?that?the?overall?message?is?clear.
??APA?formatting:?Resources?and?citations?are?formatted?according?to?current?APA?style.
??Number?of?resources:?Minimum?of?six?scholarly?resources?(distinguished?submissions?will?likely?exceed?that
minimum).
??Length?of?paper:?Six?to?eight?double?spaced,?typed?pages,?excluding?title?and?reference?pages.
??Font?and?font?size:?Times?New?Roman,?12?point