Counseling Assessment and Evaluation

Fundamentals of Applied Practice


About the Book

Designed to help students learn how to assess clients, conduct treatment planning, and evaluate client outcomes, this practical book addresses specific CACREP competencies. Incorporating case studies and examples, authors Joshua C. Watson and Brandé Flamez provide foundational knowledge for sound formal and informal assessments, cover ethical and legal considerations in assessment, describe basic statistical concepts, highlight the domains in which assessments are commonly used (intelligence, aptitude, achievement, personality, career, etc.), and provide strategies for integrating assessment data when working with clients.

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Student Study Site

This Student Study Site is intended to enhance students' understanding of Counseling Assessment and Evaluation. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing your understanding of the material.


We gratefully acknowledge Joshua C. Watson &  Brandé Flamez for writing an excellent text and for reviewing the assets on this site. Special thanks are also due to Stacy Bender for creating the materials on this site.