PersonalityAssessment has become one of the backbones when it comes to the areaof Professional Psychology. In a nutshell, personal assessmententails the aspects of administration, scoring as well asinterpreting of the measures deployed in personality traits with themain intentions or the focus of the practice being to refine theaspect of clinical diagnoses, increase of behavior prediction as wellas structure and inform psychological interventions that may done toan individual. There are different types of tests and assessmentsthat can be administered to an individual with reference topersonality assessment. These entail aptitude test, trait basedassessment, as well as type bases assessment among many others.
Personalityassessment process is an essential process in whole. However,different sections or parts of the assessment prove to be morepivotal or important than others. One of the essential sections isthat of Reportingof Personality Assessment Findings.Reporting of the findings is also known as the information derivedfrom the findings recorded. The interpretation of the findings is anessential part towards to understanding and assessing the person’spersonality traits. Different personality tests have differentfindings this in turn calls for different recording and in turndifference in the way the findings are reported.
Differentaspects are essential within the issue of client psychologicalassessment. Five of the most essential elements that should beincluded in a client’s assessment entail a reviewof the problem present,psychologicalinterview,there is also testingwith relation to the presenting problem,summaryof results and feedbackgiving. Lastly, there is the issue of recommendationsand suggestions.Each of the identified elements is plays a key role towards theeffective psychological analysis within an individual’s well ashelping to identify the appropriate test and recommendations toadminister.
Withreference to the above elements, testing of the present problem andpsychological interview should be emphasized. This due to the factthat, psychological interview greatly influences the personality testthat should be applied or administered. This in turn helps to definewhat exactly is being assessed with reference to the client’spersonality assessment. On the other hand, testing of the problemshould be emphasized, as this contributes to the realization of theresults, which in turn impacts the interpretation of the results.Psychological interview and testing of the problem greatly impactsthe interpretation of the results, as well as subsequent measuresthat should be recommended for a certain personality problem.
Personalityassessment material comprises of patterns of thoughts, behavior andfeeling which makes an individual unique, and in turn should bewritten in a unique way to identify only the individual. The materialshould only be written in a professional way, only understandable bythe assessment personnel, and not to the public. The material shouldbe written in a style that is laying out facts not opinions. Thecontent can either be projective or objective depending on the typeof assessment being executed. This in turn would make a point of noconcern, even if the report was about me. With reference to thesummoning of the report in a court, it would hold in case it’ssummoned. This is due to the fact that, the report will be of therequired aspect with respect to the personality assessmentrequirement, both in carrying the assessment and writing of thereport.
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