What is Psychological Assessment?
Psychological Assessment is a process of assessing an individual’s cognitive as well as achievement abilities. Psychological assessment is also referred to as psychological testing. These assessments look for patterns of strengths and weaknesses within an individual. Psychological assessment can be done for a variety of reasons. Individuals who are experiencing difficulty in school, work, or in other areas of their lives may be referred for an assessment to determine possibly underlying causes for these difficulties. Aside from experiencing difficulties, an individual may seek out a psychological assessment to determine eligibility for gifted/talented programs