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The Counselor Educator’s Survival Guide by Kathryn C. MacCluskie, Dilana M. Perera-Diltz

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11AssessmentTeaching Assessment in Counselor Education

John M. Laux, Carrie A. VanMeter, Stephanie A. Calmes and Holly L. Harper

Assessment lays the groundwork for good counseling. Without a foundation in assessment education, counselors run the risk of misdiagnosing and subsequently mistreating their clients (Laux & Perera-Diltz, 2008). The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP, 2009) recently outlined both general and program-specific guidelines relevant to the knowledge, skills, and practices associated with assessment in counseling.

OBJECTIVES AND CACREP STANDARDS

Students will:

1.  Demonstrate understanding of the history of assessment. (Section II.G.7.a.)

2.  Demonstrate understanding of standardized ...

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