Testing is used to provide information to support a diagnosis or to help in the development of a treatment plan for a client. Testing is often requested by primary care physicians, county social workers, lawyers, courts, schools, or other behavioral providers.
At ACP psychological/neuropsychological testing entails a process of collecting the initial information, conducting the formal evaluation, and providing feedback of the test results. Testing is often used in differential diagnosis, learning disabilities & academic achievement, attention deficit, emotional & interpersonal concerns, and cognitive dysfunction.
The clinician conducting the evaluation may rely on a wide range of test instruments to assess:
- Behavior & Adaptive Functioning