Students will prepare a written assessment and evaluation protocol for the setting in which they intend to practice counseling. The paper will include a component where you will video record a discussion about the results of the assessment and describe your overall assessment plan. Please complete the following tasks:
a. Briefly describe the selected counseling setting, types of services provided, and the demographic characteristics of the clientele served.
b. Describe the types of testing you will use in your selected setting (e.g., norm referenced testing, group or individual assessments, standardized or non-standardized testing, environmental, observation) and select two specific assessments that you would use in your selected counseling setting given the population served.
c. Identify and describe how academic/educational, career, personal, and social development will inform the selection of the two assessments and the assessment process, as well as how you would use these assessments for diagnostic and treatment intervention purposes.
d. Describe how you will effectively prepare for and conduct the assessment meeting.
e. What procedures will you use for assessing risk to self or others?
f. Describe the statistical concepts (e.g., measures of central tendency, types of scores, indices of variability, correlations, types of distributions) that you would expect to use to analyze the results of the assessments selected for this plan.
g. What ethical and culturally relevant strategies will you use to select, administer, and interpret these assessments and test results? This will include confidentiality, informed consent, etc.
h. Administer one of the two assessments selected for this assessment plans to a classmate or a friend. Provide a summary of the administration process and a video recording of the post-assessment discussion session where you share the results of the assessment administered.
The two tools I was thinking in using for this assignment were Beck Anxiety Inventory and Beck Depression Inventory. My target group would be 15 to 20 years old and African American.
This 10-page assignment will be completed in APA style format. Please include a title, abstract, and reference pages and use at least 4 references.