Counseling Psychology and Special Education

Assessment and Evaluation of Students with Exceptional Needs

Assessment and Evaluation of Students with Exceptional Needs
Teacher candidates will be determining present levels of performance, classifying students for special education services, and writing goals and objectives for IEP development. Application of course concepts will occur in a local school district each week.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to special education program; FBI fingerprint background clearance.
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 420
Course Outcomes: 

Principles and standards for ethical assessment

1. Describe assessment terminology, ethics, legal provisions, regulations, program standards, and procedures.

Administer and interpret formal assessments

2. Select, describe, administer, and interpret formal nonbiased assessments.

Informal assessment

3. Describe informal assessments and applications for various disabilities.

Assessment and determining special education services

4. Describe the use of assessment results for determining special education services.

Assessment and individualized education programs (IEP)

5. Use assessment results in creating individualized education programs.