Register For Workshop

Sat- Sun 8-9 JUN-2019 9:30 am-5 pm Hyderabad

Are you Clinical Psychologist?

Get first hand training on the Administration, Scoring and interpretation of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC), a gold standard used in intellectual assessment globally and across India for assessing children’s intellectual ability. Use the WISC-IVINDIA to obtain a valid and comprehensive profile of a child’s cognitive strengths and weaknesses, to ensure timely and appropriate intervention.

Features & Benefits:

– Culturally appropriate items

– Norms for Indian children

– Increased emphasis on composite scores

– More subtests

– Increased attention to Working Memory and Processing Speed

– More user-friendly administration and scoring

– Reflects current theory and practice in cognitive assessment of children

– Increased developmental appropriateness

– Improved psychometric properties

– Updated theoretical foundations

– Enhanced clinical utility

Applications:

  • To obtain a comprehensive assessment of general cognitive functioning
  • As part of an assessment to identify learning difficulties, giftedness and cognitive strengths and weaknesses
  • To guide treatment planning in clinical and educational settings
  • For research purposes

Training Agenda:

Day 1

9.30 am to 5.00 pm

 

9: 30 AM – 10:45 AM

 

Introduction to WISC IV & Application

 

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

 

Coffee break

 

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

 

Sub-test Description & Administration/Scoring Guidelines

 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

 

Lunch Break

 

2:00 PM – 5.00 PM

Demonstration & Practice /Important Pointers

 

Day 2

9.30 am to 12.00 pm

 

9: 30 AM – 10:45 AM

Interpretation Procedures /Guidelines
 

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

 

Coffee break

 

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

Interpretation Procedures /Guidelines (cont.)

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Discussion & Clarifications/Wrap-up

 

Trainer’s Profile: Dr. Michelle Joseph

Dr. Michelle Joseph is a trained Clinical Psychologist, specialized in the area of child and adolescent mental health. She completed her M. Phil from The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore and PhD from King’s College London, UK. She is trained in conducting an array of psychological assessments and psychotherapy. Her experience includes work as a psychologist in a school setting, and work in research settings. In the school setting, she has utilized psychological assessments and worked with Special Educators, to put in place individualized intervention programs. In the research setting, she has worked in the areas of parent-child attachment and stressful life events and coping in adults. At present, she is part of the Product Development Team at Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment, India and is involved with the adaptation and standardization of psychological assessments for India.

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