Discussion post – 2 to 3 paragraphs
For this discussion, you will describe the role of assessments in professional organizations and discuss what steps organizations should take to ensure that abuses such as marginalization do not occur.
Consider the role of psychological tests in a professional workplace. Some argue that these types of tests should not be used at all in a work environment, while others argue that they can be used under the right circumstances.
In your initial post, describe one use of psychological assessments in professional organizations. Is the current practice fair to all individuals? Why or why not?
One reference to use is attached.
Leong, F. L., Park, Y. S., & Leach, M. M. (2013). Ethics in psychological testing and assessment. In K. F. Geisinger, B. A. Bracken, J. F. Carlson, J. C. Hansen, N. R. Kuncel, S. P. Reise, … M. C. Rodriguez (Eds.) , APA handbook of testing and assessment in psychology, Vol. 1: Test theory and testing and assessment in industrial and organizational psychology (pp. 265-282). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/14047-015
In a Word document, provide short answers to the statements below. Refer to the “Cultural Considerations Resource” for help in completing this assignment.
Explain cultural considerations that the counselor must account for when working with a client from each of the following groups (100-150 words each):
- Immigrants (Documented and Undocumented)
Discuss the cultural issues and trends that specifically apply to each of the following regional population groups of the United States (100-150 words each):
- The Hmong in California
- Cuban Americans in Florida
- Hispanic Americans in the Southwest
- Your choice of a white ethnic group (e.g., German, Irish, Italian)
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.