Assessment, Evaluation, and Outcome Measurement, health and medicine homework help

1. Briefly explain the difference between Assessment and Evaluation for the purposes of working with OT mental health clients. Why are Assessment and Evaluation both important?

  1. Briefly explain what is meant by the term “a standardized test.” Also explain why standardized tests are needed for OT practice in mental health.
  2. Briefly explain the difference between reliability and validity as related to standardized tests used by occupational therapy mental health practitioners. Why are reliability and validity both important for OTs working with mental health clients?
  3. Which type of reliability do you consider to be especially important when administering standardized tests to mental health clients, and why?
  4. Which type of validity do you consider to be especially important when administering standardized tests to mental health clients, and why?
 
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