Essentials of TAT and Other Storytelling Assessments by Hedwig Teglasi

By Hedwig Teglasi

Quickly gather the data and talents you want to expectantly administer, ranking, and interpret numerous storytelling techniques

Storytelling suggestions are a favored projective method for assessing many points of a person's character, comparable to cognitive techniques, emotional functioning, and self-regulation. The large spectrum of thoughts contains the Thematic Apperception attempt (TAT—the most generally embraced), Roberts-2, and TEMAS (Tell-Me-A-Story). to exploit those assessments accurately, pros desire an authoritative resource of recommendation and assistance on find out how to administer, ranking, and interpret them. Written by means of Hedwig Teglasi, a number one researcher of the TAT and different storytelling options, Essentials of TAT and different Storytelling exams, moment Edition is that source.

Like all of the volumes within the Essentials of mental Assessment sequence, this e-book is designed to aid busy psychological health and wellbeing execs, and people in education, fast gather the data and abilities they should make optimum use of significant mental review tools. every one concise bankruptcy beneficial properties a number of callout packing containers highlighting key innovations, bulleted issues, and broad illustrative fabric, in addition to attempt questions that assist you gauge and strengthen your seize of the knowledge covered.

Fully revised and up to date to mirror the present learn aiding storytelling thoughts, Essentials of TAT and different Storytelling Assessments, Second Edition displays the newest info and thought on scoring tales and comprises new fabric on reading tales in connection with a person's talents in cognition, emotion, relationships, motivation, and self-regulation. in addition, the writer presents specialist evaluation of the tools' relative strengths and weaknesses, worthy recommendation on their medical functions, and a number of other case experiences to demonstrate most sensible practices for imposing the storytelling method of character assessment.

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True or False? 2. Historically, criteria for coding stories have been most clinically useful if (a) (b) (c) (d) they were narrowly specified and psychometrically validated. they provided broad interpretive guidelines. ” 3. Schema theory supports the following assumptions that are central to the “projective hypothesis”: (a) importance of previously organized “sets” for the interpretation of current experience. (b) importance of mental processes that operate outside of awareness. indd 27 4/23/10 11:21:34 PM 28 ESSENTIALS OF TAT AND OTHER STORYTELLING ASSESSMENTS 4.

Constantino and Malgady (1983) administered two versions of the TEMAS, minority and nonminority, along with the standard TAT pictures to three groups of children: Hispanic, African American, and European American. Minority children told longer stories to both versions of the TEMAS than to the standard TAT cards. indd 32 4/23/10 11:22:09 PM ESSENTIALS OF STORYTELLING ADMINISTRATION 33 of the TEMAS, minority and nonminority, suggesting that other aspects of the stimulus besides the social/ethnic features of the characters accounted for the difference.

Cooper, 1981; Newmark & Flouranzano, 1973). Perhaps such cards are more useful because they provide greater leeway for the respondent to express psychologically meaningful content. Indeed, Haynes and Peltier (1985) found that nine of the cards that were identified by Newmark and Flouranzano as eliciting a wide range of themes were rated by clinicians as most frequently used. indd 33 4/23/10 11:22:09 PM 34 ESSENTIALS OF TAT AND OTHER STORYTELLING ASSESSMENTS Attitudes revealed in any particular story may be specific to the interaction of the characters portrayed in the picture presented.

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