Consider Meyer and Kurtz’s (2006) discussion of personality test descriptors. Please access the Meyer and Kurtz (2011) article in Doc Sharing. Discuss the following: 1. The historical use of the terms objective and projective to classify a personality test, and the problems with such classification. 2. The suggestions made by the authors to refer to specific tests. Select a personality test (you can use the Buros website to assist in your search) and discuss what type of data is provides, and how you might use this particular test to assess a client. Research your selected test using the Kaplan library, use a minimum of 3 peer reviewed references in your assignment. In your case discussion include at least a one paragraph discussion addressing the following: 1. Referral question for personality assessment 2. Demographic information for your potential client 3. Background data regarding the client’s current level of functioning and presenting problem(s) The assignment should: Follow assignment directions (review grading rubric for best results). Use correct APA formatting per the APA Publication Manual, 6th Edition. Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard American English. Be written in Standard American English and be clear, specific, and error-free. If needed, be sure to use the Kaplan University Writing Center for help. Be a minimum of 8 pages (not including Title Page and Reference List).
- Historical use of the term objective to classify a personality test
- Historical use of the term projective to classify a personality test
- Problems with the use of the terms objective and projective to classify a personality test
- Suggestions made by authors to refer to specific tests
- A personality test sample
- Type of data
- Using data to asses client
- Referral question
- Demographic information of client
- Background data regarding the client’s current level of functioning and presenting problems
- The concept of personality assessment and test classification is shifting
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