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Piers-Harris Self-Concept Scale, Third Edition (Piers-Harris 3)

The Piers-Harris 3 quickly measures self-concept in children, adolescents, and young adults, and identifies individuals who need further testing or treatment. While retaining core features of the widely used Piers-Harris 2, this revised edition has been upgraded with a broader age range and updated item content enhanced with improved readability and clarity. Items reflecting bullying, social isolation, and body image have been added to better assess social acceptance and physical self-concept. Other new features of the Piers-Harris 3 include:

Registration Level: 
B
Age: 
6 to 22 years
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
Western Psychological Services
Administration: 
Paper
Timing: 
1- to 15 mins
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Work Values Inventory (WVI)

The WVI is a self-administered, self-scored, and self-interpreted measure of six workplace values. It is a career exploration and job selection tool that helps career counselors and human resource professionals.

Registration Level: 
A
Age: 
17+
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
PAR
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Phonological Assessment Battery - Second Edition (PhAB 2)

The Phonological Assessment Battery, 2nd Edition (PhAB2) offers a comprehensive battery of tests that help assess phonological awareness in children aged 5 -11 years, and helps identify the phonological difficulties some children encounter in learning to read. In turn, this allows appropriate intervention to be provided to help improve underlying literacy skills.

Test Abbreviation: 
PhAb2
Registration Level: 
B
Age: 
5-11
Country of origin: 
UK
Publisher: 
GL Education
Administration: 
Paper; Individual
Timing: 
20 minutes
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Test of Auditory Processing Skills 4th Edition (TAPS-4)

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The TAPS-4 provides information about language processing and comprehension skills across three intersecting areas: phonological processing, auditory memory and listening comprehension. These areas underpin the development of effective listening and communication skills, and are critical to the development of higher order language skills, including literacy skills.

Test Abbreviation: 
TAPS-4
Registration Level: 
B
Age: 
5 through 21
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
ATP
Timing: 
60-90 mins
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Woodcock Johnson IV (WJ-IV)

A trusted, ground-breaking leader in individually administered assessments, the new Woodcock Johnson Fourth Edition (WJ IV) - Australasian Adaptation is now available. The WJ IV comprehensive system offers the ease of use and flexibility examiners need to accurately evaluate learning problems and improve instructional outcomes for children and adults in a way that no other assessment can.

Age: 
2+
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
PAA
Timing: 
Varies
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Phonological and Print Awareness Scale (PPA Scale)

The Phonological and Print Awareness Scale (PPA Scale) measures early literacy skills in children aged 3.6 to 8.11 years. It is quick and easy to administer, helping to identify children who may benefit from early intervention.

The PPA Scale measures two important literacy skills that have been shown to predict later reading and writing ability:

Test Abbreviation: 
PPA Scale
Registration Level: 
B
Age: 
3.6 to 8.11 years
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
WPS
Administration: 
Individual
Timing: 
10-15 minutes
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Canadian Occupational Performance Measure - Fifth Edition (COPM)

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The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure - Fifth Edition (COPM-5) is an individualised measure that has been designed for use by occupational therapists to assess a client's self-perceived change in occupational performance over time. It initiates the conversation with clients about performance issues in everyday living and provides the basis for setting intervention goals.

The fifth edition includes the same process and scoring of the original COPM but provides an updated format and content.

Updates include:

Test Abbreviation: 
COPM
Registration Level: 
B
Age: 
8+
Country of origin: 
Canada
Publisher: 
CAOT
Administration: 
Individual
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ASEBA Test Observation Form (TOF)

Ability and achievement tests pose significant challenges for some children. The TOF enhances the value of test scores by documenting test examiners' observations of a child's behaviour during testing.

Test Abbreviation: 
TOF
Registration Level: 
B
Age: 
2-18
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
ASEBA
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ASEBA Semi-structured Clinical Interview for Children and Adolescents (SCICA)

The SCICA maximises the value of interviews with a flexible user-friendly protocol,  plus forms for interviews to rate their observations as well as a child's self-reports during the interview.

Test Abbreviation: 
SCICA
Registration Level: 
B
Age: 
6-18
Publisher: 
ASEBA
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