Week 1 – Assignment

Ethical and Professional Issues in Psychology Testing

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, please read the required textbook chapters and articles for this week.

Create a PowerPoint presentation with 16 to 20 slides (not including the title and reference slides) entitled Ethical and Professional Issues in Psychological Testing. Your presentation must provide 2 to 3 slides for each of the required topics and include appropriate citations of your referenced sources. Separate reference slides, which follow APA formatting guidelines for a References page, must be included at the end of the presentation. You must create your own template and organize your presentation in the sequence provided. Do not use a font smaller than 20 pt. You are encouraged to insert relevant figures and graphics. Make sure to appropriately cite any images you use. If you include a table or figure from a journal article, cite it according to APA guidelines. The notes section of each slide must include the text for oral comments you would make while presentating the materials to a live audience.

References must be cited according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. For assistance with creating a visually engaging and readable presentation, you may review Garr Reynolds’s tips for creating presentations (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..

The presentation must cover each of the following topics in the order presented below.

The Ethical and Social Implications of Testing

Professional Responsibilities

Testing Individuals Representing Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

Reliability

Validity 

Clinical Versus Statistical Prediction

Application One: An Ethical and Professional Quandry

Application Two: Evidence-Based Medicine

Application Three: Selecting Valid Instruments

The presentation

Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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