PSİ303


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Psychological Assessment I PSİ303 Psychology B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
05
(Fall)
42 83 125 3 5

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğretim Üyesi Meltem ANAFARTA ŞENDAĞ
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives To introduce the basic concepts and issues about the selection and use of psychological tools within the scope of the clinical psychological assessment and to acquaint the most commonly used assessment tools in clinical psychology.
Course Content In the first part of the course, the requirements of an accurate psyschological evaluation in accordance with the principles of professional ethics are emphasized. In the second part, the most commonly used assessment tools both in clinical research and practice are introduced. In this context, detailed information about the development, rationale, and psychometric properties of certain projective (Rorscach, TAT, drawings, sentence completion etc.) and objective (MMPI etc.) tools are presented. Also, administration, scoring, and evaluation of the so called tools are introduced and demonstrated.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1- To comprehend the description of psychological assessment and how both the term and the use of assessment device change in history, 2- To understand the necessity to establish the psychometric qualities of any assessment devices that is being used either in applied or academic domains of psychology, 3- To be able to comprehend the ethical rules related to the selection and the use of psychological devices, 4- To acquire knowledge about the common tools and their psychometric properties used in clinical psychology, 5-To be able to administer, score and evaluate the MMPI as the most commonly used objective tool in clinical psychology domain.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Course introduction Classroom application (Completion of a psychological test battery composing 10 scales for the purpose of experiential learning)
2. Week Definitions and features of psychological assessment and tests, Changing definitions and roles in the historical process
3. Week External factors effecting assessment and test results
4. Week Psychometric properties: Standardization, validity, and reliability
5. Week Psychometric properties: Reviewing the concepts of psychometric properties through tests and statistical results obtained from the classroom application
6. Week Psychometric properties: Reviewing the concepts of psychometric properties through tests and statistical results obtained from the classroom application
7. Week Professional ethical principles in psychological assessment
8. Week Mid - Terms
9. Week Projective tests: Rorscach Inkblot Test
10. Week Projective tests: Thematic Apperception Test
11. Week Projective tests: Projective drawings and sentence completion tasks
12. Week Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory: Description, development, and psychometric properties
13. Week Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory: Constructing the profile
14. Week Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory: Interpretation of the profile
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 20
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 20
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Cohen, R. J., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2013). Psikolojik test ve değerleme: Testlere ve ölçmeye giriş. (Çev. E. Tavşancıl). Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. (Orijinal Yayın Tarihi, 2010). Graham, J. R. (1998). MMPI uygulama ve yorumlama rehberi. (Çev. O. Sorias). Ankara: Türk Psikologlar Derneği Yayınları. (Orijinal Yayın Tarihi, 1992). Norcross, J. C., Karpiak, C. P., & Santoro, S. O. (2005). Clinical psychologists across the years: The division of clinical psychology from 1960 to 2003. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 61(12), 1467-1483. Türk Psikologlar Derneği Etik Yönetmeliği (2018). https://www.psikolog.org.tr/tr/files/folder/etik-yonetmeligi-x389.pdf
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

 

PQ1

PQ2

PQ3

PQ4

PQ5

PQ6

PQ7

PQ8

PQ9

PQ10

PQ11

PQ12

PQ13

LO1

5

 

 

 

5

2

 

 

 

 

 

3

3

LO2

5

 

5

 

 

4

5

4

 

 

 

 

 

LO3

2

 

2

 

 

3

4

3

3

 

 

5

5

LO4

4

 

3

 

 

3

3

3

3

 

 

3

5

LO5

 

 

3

 

 

 

2

4

 

5

 

5

5

* Degree of Contribution : 1 Ver low    2 Low     3 Medium     4 High      5 Very High