Selecting the Right Assessment

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Welcome to this course which covers the basics of assessment. Most career counselors and coaches use some form of assessment to help their students and clients better understand themselves and make decision about a forward moving career direction.  This may entail inventories to asses their interests, tests to identify strengths and knowledge, or other characteristics that come into play for career selection and career success. It is important to know how to select the very best test that will help your students and clients.

This course will hopefully help you think about the importance factors in selecting the right assessment and will encourage you to follow those criteria in selecting the best assessment and to follow ethical principles and you do that.


In this course you will learn: 

  the reason that tests are often used in education and career development
  the criteria for selecting the right test for your clientele
  about the resources to assist you in selecting the right assessment for your clientele
  to think about ethical principles in selecting and using assessment