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Measurement tools

Original Publication Date: October 18, 2013
Last Updated: March 31, 2023
Estimated Read Time: < 1 minute

These resources and webinars review measurement tools used in psychological testing.  You are already familiar with many of these.  The selection of a tool appropriate to your population and construct is essential for the success of your evaluation.

You will see how validity and reliability are assessed for a measurement tool.  The basic process to examine the validity and reliability of a measurement tool reveals that the process is quite accessible.

In his webinar “Outcome Evaluation for Torture Treatment Centers: Concepts and Strategies”, Ken Miller’s case studies of tool development will inspire you.  Methods to develop new tools are reviewed, as well as steps to take when using a new tool which has not yet been validated for a population.

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