Principal Investigator

Loisa Bennetto, Ph.D. University of Rochester work Box 270266 Rochester NY 14627-0268 office: Meliora 492 p (585) 275-8712

Education

CSP 570 - Clinical Assessment I: Psychometrics

Fall Semester, 3 Cr.

Loisa Bennetto, Course Instructor

Course Description: The purpose of this course is to develop an understanding of psychometric theory and its application to assessment. The course will focus on the following issues: Assessment theory, types of tests, test construction and standardization, reliability, validity, test fairness, and ethical and social considerations in testing. Students will learn the psychometric characteristics of a variety of widely used assessment instruments, and will acquire skills in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of these instruments.

PSY/CSP 384/385 - Practicum in Developmental Disabilities I/II

Fall/Spring Semester, 4 Cr.

Loisa Bennetto, Course Instructor

Course Description: Explores educational, therapeutic, and social challenges in developmental disabilities. Students will spend approximately 8 hours per week in a supervised educational or treatment setting as well as participate in weekly meetings to review and discuss general issues in the field.

PSY/CSP 351/352 - Research in Developmental Neuropsychology

Fall/Spring Semester, 4 Cr.

Loisa Bennetto, Course Instructor

Course Description: This course provides guided, direct research experiences in developmental neuropsychology, with a particular focus on autism and other developmental disabilities.

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