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Supporting positive outcomes for your clients

Our leading evidence-based, psychometrically robust assessments are designed to support your clinical practice. We recognise the challenges that you face with clients presenting with a wide range of issues and disorders. Our assessments will help you to identify areas where individuals are experiencing difficulties and will assist you in bringing about positive outcomes for each of them. Following are a selection of some of our most popular and trusted assessments. 

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ACHIEVEMENT |  ATTENTION & EXECUTIVE FUNCTION | BEHAVIOUR | COGNITION | LANGUAGE | MEMORY | MENTAL HEALTH | PERSONALITY 

 

ACHIEVEMENT 

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Provides a reliable assessment of reading, language and numerical attainment in one test.

WIAT-III UK is a UK normed clinical assessment designed to measure achievement in reading, language and numerical attainment. The WIAT-III UK provides two types of analyses to aid the identification of specific learning difficulties: the Ability Achievement Discrepancy (AAD) analysis and the Pattern of Strengths and Weaknesses (PSW) Discrepancy analysis.

Qualification code: CL1

 

 

 

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Measure and monitor fundamental reading, spelling, and maths skills.

The WRAT5 provides an accurate and easy-to-administer way to assess and monitor the reading, spelling, and maths skills in people aged 5–85+ and helps identify possible learning disabilities.

Qualification code: CL2R

 

 

 ATTENTION & EXECUTIVE FUNCTION

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Predict everyday problems associated with the dysexecutive syndrome.

BADS specifically assesses the skills and demands involved in everyday life. It is sensitive to the capacities affected by frontal lobe damage, emphasising those usually exercised in everyday situations: Temporal judgement; Cognitive flexibility and inhibition of response; Practical problem solving; Strategy formation; Ability to plan; and Task scheduling.

Qualification code: CL1

 

 

 

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Comprehensively assess higher-level thinking and cognitive flexibility.

The Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System(D-KEFS) is the first nationally standardised (US norms) set of tests to evaluate higher level cognitive functions in both children and adults. With nine stand-alone tests, comprehensively assess the key components of executive functions believed to be mediated primarily by the frontal lobe.

Qualification code: CL1

 

 

 

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The only customisable measure of neurocognitive processes.

The NEPSY–II is the only single measure that allows the clinician to create a tailored assessment across six domains, specific to a child’s situation in order to answer referral questions or diagnostic concerns.

The results provide information relating to typical childhood disorders, which can lead to accurate diagnosis and intervention planning for success in school and at home.

Qualification code: CL1

 

 

 

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Measure separable aspects of attention in children.

UK normed, TEA-Ch2 is particularly useful with children who have known or suspected problems with attention. The broad range of tests and factor structure allows the clinician to determine different patterns of strengths and weaknesses in attentional aspects of cognition. Clinicans can use test profiles to better inform interventions and monitor outcomes.

Qualification code: CL1

 

 

BEHAVIOUR 

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Accurately assess and diagnose autism spectrum disorders across age, developmental level and language skills.

ADOS-2 is viewed as “the gold standard” for observational assessment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The ADOS-2 provides a highly accurate picture of current symptoms, unaffected by language. It can be used to evaluate almost anyone suspected of having ASD from one year olds with no speech, to adults who are verbally fluent.

Qualification Code: CL2

 

 

COGNITION

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Screen for cognitive ability in adults.

This comprehensive screening tool combines behavioural neurology and traditional neuropsychological approaches to assessment. The KBNA UK provides important information that can be used for a general overview,     in-depth diagnosis, or treatment planning and monitoring. The battery comprises 24 subtests that focus on major areas of cognition.

Qualification Code: CL1

 

 

 

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The most proven and trusted test of cognitive ability in children.

WISC–V UK has been redesigned to give you a truly comprehensive picture of a child’s abilities and it includes notable improvements to make identifying the issues—and finding the solutions—faster and easier, without sacrificing the Wechsler gold standard of excellence.

Qualification Code: CL1

 

 

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Provides you with the most advanced measure of cognitive ability in adults. 

WAIS-IV UK is designed to assess general cognitive functioning in adults with a variety of neurological conditions. Use the WAIS-IV UK to:

  • identify learning difficulties, intellectual giftedness, cognitive strengths and weaknesses
  • guide treatment planning and placement decisions
  • provide clinical information for academic and neuropsychological evaluationsdeliver reliable and valid data for research purposes

Qualificiation Code: CL1

 

  

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Assess multiple dimensions of cognitive ability through nonverbal means.

The WNV is ideal for psychologists who need a nonverbal measure of ability for individuals who aren’t English-language proficient, or have other language considerations. When language poses a barrier to typical administration, or where traditional intellectual assessment results would be questionable due to language related difficulties, the WNV is appropriate for all individuals.

Qualification Code: CL1

 

  

 

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An effective test for predicting a person’s pre-injury IQ and memory abilities.

A revised version of the Wechsler Test of Adult Reading, the TOPF UK enables clinicians to estimate an individual’s level of intellectual functioning before the onset of injury or illness.

Qualification Code: CL1

 

 

 

 LANGUAGE

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A streamlined, flexible approach to language assessment that reflects today’s diverse population.

The CELF-5 UK is a comprehensive, UK normed battery of tests that offers a streamlined, flexible approach to language assessment. It provides speech and language professionals with highly accurate diagnostic information with current normative data, reflecting the UK’s diverse population.

Qualification Code: CL2

 

 

 MEMORY

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Assess verbal and non-verbal memory abilities in adults.

The Wechsler Memory Scale – Fourth UK Edition (WMS–IV UK) is an individually administered assessment of memory and working memory in individuals ages 16–90. The WMS–IV UK also contains a brief evaluation of cognitive status.

Qualification Code: CL1

 

 

 

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An assessment of verbal learning and memory deficits in adults.

The CVLT-3 is the most comprehensive and detailed assessment of verbal learning and memory for older adolescents and adults ages 16 and older. In this assessment, an examinee listens to a series of words and is then asked to recall the terms and the category to which they belong. The CVLT is considered to be the most sensitive measure of episodic verbal learning.

Qualification Code: CL1

 

 

 

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Assess the integrity of memory functions in children.

The Children’s Memory Scale (CMS) battery comprehensively assesses the integrity of memory functions in children and enables comparison with measures of both ability and achievement.The CMS parallels the structure of the adult Wechsler Memory Scales. CMS has 6 core subtests to measure learning in a variety of memory dimensions: Immediate Verbal Memory; Delayed Verbal Memory; General Memory; Immediate Visual Memory; and Delayed Visual Memory.

Qualification Code: CL1

 

  

 

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A test that distinguishes between malingered and true memory impairments.

TOMM is a visual recognition test that helps you distinguish between malingered and true memory impairments. Research has found the TOMM to be sensitive to malingering and insensitive to a wide variety of neurological impairments, which makes it very reliable. The TOMM consists of two learning trials and an optional retention trial. It uses two cut-off scores: 1) below chance and 2) criteria based on head injured and cognitively impaired clients. The TOMM is not transparent as a malingering test.

Qualification Code: CL1

 

 

 MENTAL HEALTH

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Measure the severity of anxiety in adults and adolescents.

The Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) is part of the Beck series of inventories. It measures the severity of anxiety in adults and adolescents, giving a firm basis upon which to make confident diagnostic decisions.The BAI evaluates both physiological and cognitive symptoms of anxiety and item overlap with other self report depression inventories is minimised. 

Qualification Code: CL2

 

 

 

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Evaluate children’s and adolescents’ emotional and social impairment.

The Beck Youth Inventories Second Edition (BYI-II) for Children and Adolescents are designed for children and adolescents aged 7 to 18 years. Five self-report inventories can be used separately or in combination to assess symptoms of depression, anxiety, anger, disruptive behaviour and self concept.

Qualification Code: CL2R

 

 

 

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Assess the severity of depression.

This edition of the Beck Depression Inventory is the world’s most widely used instrument for detectingdepression, features items based on depressioncriteria of the DSM-IV. It consists of 21 items toassess the intensity of depression in clinical andnormal populations. Each item is a list of fourstatements arranged in increasing severity about aparticular symptom of depression.

Qualification Code: CL2

 

 

 

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Measures cognitive, affective, and behavioural signs of depression in children.

The Children’s Depression Inventory 2 (CDI 2) is a comprehensivemulti-rater assessment of depressive symptoms in children aged 7 to 17 years. Depressive symptomatology is quantified by the CDI-2 based on reports from children, adolescents, teachers and parents.

Qualification Code: CL2
 

 

PERSONALITY 

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Test of adult psychopathology.

The MMPI-2 is the most widely used and widely researched test of adult psychopathology. The MMPI-2 test’s normative sample and extensive research base help make it the gold standard in assessment for a wide variety of settings.

Qualification Code: CL1

 

 

 

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Test of adult psychopathology.

The MMPI-2-RF provides a valuable alternative to the MMPI-2 test. Composed of 338 items, with the RC (Restructured Clinical) Scales at its core, the    MMPI-2-RF builds on the strengths of the MMPI-2 test to create a new standard. Psychometrically up-to-date, the MMPI-2-RF is linked to current models of psychopathology and personality.

Qualification Code: CL1

 

 

 

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Assessment of DSM-5®-related personality disorders and clinical syndromes.

The Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-IV (MCMI-IV) provides helpful clinical insights into a patient’s personality that allow clinicians to make reliable diagnostic and treatment decisions.The MCMI-IV offers updated norms that are based on a clinical adult population, a new scale, DSM-5® and ICD-10-CM alignment,updated narrative content and a new and deeper therapeutic focus.

Qualification Code: CL1

 

 

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