COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM

Designed to measure cognitive processing abilities that are important for a broad range of differential diagnoses and instructional planning, the Cognitive Assessment System, Second Edition (CAS2) is a norm-referenced measure based on the well-researched cognitive/neuropsychological theory called PASS (Planning, Attention, Simultaneous, and Successive). It provides practitioners with a valid and reliable tool to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of children and adolescents in important areas of cognitive processing


  • Authored by Dr. Jack Naglieri, Ph.D., J. P. Das, Ph.D., and Sam Goldstein, Ph.D, internationally recognized leaders in assessment development
  • Evaluates strengths and weaknesses in the cognitive processing of children and adolescents
  • Normative data sample represents the U.S. population
  • Offers validity with special populations including those with speech or language impairments, learning disabilities, gifted or talented designations, ADHD, anxiety disorder, and Asperger’s syndrome
  • Provides a new Spanish supplements kit

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To find out more about the Cognitive Assessment System visit ProEd.

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Cognitive Assessment System- Second Edition (CAS2™)

JACK A. NAGLIERI, J. P. DAS, & SAM GOLDSTEIN (2014) ProEd

The Cognitive Assessment System-Second Edition (CAS2) is a well-researched cognitive/neuropsychological theory called PASS (Planning, Attention, Simultaneous, and Successive). The CAS2 was designed to measure cognitive processing abilities important for broad range of differential diagnoses and instructional planning in individuals ages 5-0 through 18-11. CAS2 provides practitioners with a valid and reliable tool to evaluate children's strengths and weaknesses in important areas of cognitive processing.

CAS2- Brief

The CAS2: Brief is a norm-referenced measure of cognitive ability based on the well-researched cognitive/neuropsychological theory called PASS (Planning, Attention, Simultaneous, and Successive). PASS abilities are evaluate using four subtests (Planned Codes, Simultaneous Matrices, Expressive Attention, and Successive Digits) which are combined to yield a Total Score. Each subtest yields a scaled score based on a mean of 10 and a standard deviation of 3. The sum of scaled scores can be converted a percentile rank and index score with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15.

CAS2- Rating Scale

The CAS2: Rating Scale is a norm-referenced measure of behaviors related to cognitive/neuropsychological theory called PASS (Planning, Attention, Simultaneous, and Successive) completed by teachers. The rating scale provides scores for Planning, Attention, Simultaneous, and Successive scales as well as Total Score. Each PASS Scale as well as the CAS2 Full Scale yields a percentile rant and standard score with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15.

CAS2: Online Scoring and Report System

The PC, Mac™, and iPad™ compatible CAS2 Online Scoring and Report System program is an efficient and easy way to obtain CAS2 scores and corresponding narrative.

CAS2: Spanish Supplement Package

JACK A. NAGLIERI, PH.D., MARY A. MORENO, PH.D., & TULIO M. OTERO, PH.D. 

The new optional CAS2 Spanish Supplements Package includes (a) a three-hole-punched Spanish translation of Chapters 1 through 3 of the Administration and Scoring Manual for insertion into the English three-ring binder, (b) a Spanish Expressive Attention and Verbal-Spatial Relations Stimulus Book, and (c) a pack of 10 Spanish CAS2 Examiner Record Forms. 

Cognitive Assessment System- Adattamento italiano a cura di S

JACK A. NAGLIERI & J.P DAS (2006) ITALY: OS.

Cognitive Assessment System- Norwegian Adaptation
JACK A. NAGLIERI & J.P DAS (2006) PEDVERKET KOMPETANSE

Cognitive Assessment System- Korean Adaptation
JACK A. NAGLIERI & J.P. DAS (2006) HAKJISA

Cognitive Assessment System- Japanese Adaptation
JACK A. NAGLIERI & J.P. DAS (2006) NIHON BUNKA KAGAKUSHA CO: TOKYO

Cognitive Assessment System- Norwegian Adaptation

JACK A. NAGLIERI & J.P. DAS (2006) PEDVERKET KOMPETANSE

CAS Rapid Score Software

JACK A. NAGLIERI (2001) 

NAGLIERI NONVERBAL ABILITY TEST

The NNAT provides a nonverbal, culturally neutral assessment of general ability that is ideal for use with a diverse student population. With the use of progressive matrices for seven grade-based levels, this versatile test is well-suited for identifying gifted and talented students.


Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test- Third Edition (NNAT3)
JACK A. NAGLIERI (2015) PEARSON

The NNAT3 is a nonverbal measure of general ability for students in kindergarten through grade 12, ideal for use with a diverse student population. NNAT3 is specifically developed for use by a variety of education professionals, including, but not limited to, bilingual educators, testing coordinators, gifted and talented teachers, special education teachers, functional life skills facilitators, counselors, and school psychologists.


What's New in NNAT3?

  • Newly developed items and normative data
  • Increased security with two unique forms per level (levels A-D)
  • Tablet administration options
  • A new and user-friendly online interface


NNAT3 has the same great features that you've come to know, such as a 30 minute administration time, 48 multiple-choice items per form, paper/pencil and online options, and group administration. Manual score entry and scoring service options are also still available.

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Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test® - Individual Administration

JACK A. NAGLIERI MULTI HEALTH SYSTEMS


Use the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test - Individual (NNAT-I) to assess general ability in children and adolescents.  With quick and easy administration, it measures ability using diagrams and in a way that does not require verbal skills.  Due to the simplicity of directions and the minimal use of language required to solve the items, the NNAT-I requires minimal motor requirements and is ideal for use with examinees from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the deaf and hard of hearing, and those with low or high ability.

  • NNAT-I is especially appropriate to use for identification of gifted students, especially those from diverse backgrounds.
  • Uses progressive matrices, which are fair for all examinees, those with hearing impairments, and those with impaired color vision.
  • Ideal for children who do not speak English as their first language-requires no reading, writing, or speaking (examinees just point to the answer they believe is correct).


Effective and Reliable Format (Testing)

  • Two parallel forms
  • Wide range of difficulty levels
  • Independent of educational curricula (prior learning does not influence scores)
  • Requires child to rely on reasoning and problem-solving skills, not verbal skills
  • Engaging two-color shapes and designs
  • Simple instructions can be communicated nonverbally, if necessary



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Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test- Second Edition (NNAT2)
JACK A. NAGLIERI (2008) PEARSON

Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test Online- Second Edition

JACK A. NAGLIERI 2008) PEARSON

Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT)

JACK A. NAGLIERI (1997) THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CORPORATION

Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test- Individual Form

JACK A. NAGLIERI (2003) PEARSON

NNAT: Test d'Aptitude Non Verbale de Naglieri
JACK A. NAGLIERI (1998) FRANCE: ECPA

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For more information or to purchase the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test® - Individual Administration visit MHS.com 

Comprehensive Executive Function Inventory (CEFI)

JACK A. NAGLIERI, PH.D. & SAM GOLDSTEIN, PH.D. (2013) MULTI HEALTH SYSTEMS


The Comprehensive Executive Function Inventory™ (CEFI™) is a behavior rating scale designed to evaluate goal-directed behaviors controlled by executive function in youth aged 5–18 years. The CEFI can be used to guide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning. The CEFI is also useful in a variety of research contexts and can be used as an effective tool to evaluate the success of an intervention program.

The CEFI’s reliability and validity data indicate it has strong psychometric qualities. With 100 items on a Likert-type scale–90 are distributed among the CEFI Scales and 10 on the Positive and Negative Impression Scales – the CEFI offers Parent, Teacher, and Self- Report (12 to 18 years) Forms, allowing for a multi-rater perspective of a youth’s executive function.

Intended for use by professionals such as psychologists, school psychologists, clinical social workers, physicians, counselors, psychiatric workers, and pediatric/psychiatric nurses, the CEFI is an effective and reliable tool for evaluating executive function.


Key Features:

  • Trust your scores
  • Measure executive function strengths as well as weaknesses to form a comprehensive evaluation of executive function behaviors
  • Implement intervention strategies with strategies provided within the Interpretive Report
  • Feel confident in the accuracy of your results with multi-rater reports that provide an expansive view of the youth’s behavior
  • Use in a variety of settings for diagnostic evaluations, planning and monitoring for intervention programs, and in research

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For more information or to purchase the CEFI please visit MHS.com.

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Comprehensive Executive Functioning Index

JACK A. NAGLIERI, PH.D. & SAM GOLDSTEIN, PH.D. (2013) MULTI HEALTH SYSTEMS

CEFI Adult

Comprehensive Executive Function Inventory Adult

JACK A. NAGLIERI &  SAM GOLDSTEIN (2017) MULTI HEALTH SYSTEMS


Deficits in executive function can impair problem solving, reasoning, and adaptive behavior, making even the simplest tasks a challenge. CEFI Adult™ is a comprehensive assessment of executive function strengths and weaknesses for adults that delivers highly accurate results based on extensive norming. Intended to be used by professionals in clinical, educational, and research settings, this is ideal for assessing individuals with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), Alzheimer’s, Dementia, or ADHD. The CEFI Adult is an effective and reliable tool for evaluating executive function to guide diagnosis, intervention, and treatment planning, as well as to evaluate the success of an intervention program. 

General Ability Measure for Adults (GAMA)

JACK A. NAGLIERI & ACHILLES N. BARDOS (1997) PEARSON


The General Ability Scale for Adults (GAMA) is a self-administered, timed test that uses abstract designs, shapes, and colors to help measure general ability. Normed on a census-based sample of 2,360 adults, it can be effective with a variety of populations and can be administered to individuals or groups. The GAMA IQ score helps estimate an individual's general intellectual ability and the four subtest scores provide additional information about the individual's performance.


 
General Ability Scale for Adults (GAMA)- Romanian Adaptation

JACK A. NAGLIERI & ACHILLES N. BARDOS (2007) TESTCENTRAL


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Devereux Assessments

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The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Preschool Program 2nd Ed

PAUL A. LEBUFFE & JACK A. NAGLIERI (2013) KAPLAN EARLY LEARNING COMPANY


This strength-based assessment and planning system is designed to promote resilience in children ages 3 through 5. The DECA promotes social and emotional well being and helps reduce behavioral concerns. The kit includes a nationally standardized, strength-based assessment (DECA-P2) along with strategy guides for early childhood educators and families.  The new, revised resources reflect updated research findings and input from  professionals  across the country.

The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment- Second Step Edition

PAUL A. LEBUFFE, JACK A. NAGLIERI, & VALERIE B. SHAPIRO (2001) KAPLAN PUBLISHING

Devereux Student Strengths Assessment-Mini (DESSA-Mini)

JACK A. NAGLIERI, PAUL A. LEBUFFE, & VALERIE B. SHAPIRO (2010) APPERSON 


The Devereux Students Strengths Assessment-Mini (DESSA-mini) is a series of four, equivalent, 8-item behavior rating scales accompanied by an innovative Ongoing Progress Monitoring Form. The DESSA-mini can be used to screen for and monitor progress in the acquisition of social-emotional competencies. Like the DESSA, the DESSA-mini can be completed by teachers or staff at schools and child-serving agencies, including after-school, social service, and mental health programs. Used together, the DESSA and DESSA-mini is a comprehensive system that supports universal screening, assessment, intervention planning, progress monitoring, and outcome evaluation in the social-emotional domain. It has been designed to help schools meet emerging social-emotional learning standards.

Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA)

PAUL A. LEBUFFE, VALERIE B. SHAPIRO, & JACK A. NAGLIERI (2009) APPERSON


The DESSA Comprehensive System is comprised of two innovative rating scales designed to screen, assess, guide intervention planning, monitor progress, and evaluate outcomes related to social-emotional competence and resilience of students grades K-8.

The two-part system designed to help school and after-school program staff promote the healthy social-emotional development of all children. First, use the universal screener, the DESSA-mini, to evaluate all children in your class. Then administer the DESSA to those children identified as at risk for social-emotional difficulties. The DESSA is a thorough assessment of social-emotional competencies that provides a variety of tools to chart and communicate results, monitor progress, and evaluate outcomes. 

Devereux Early Childhood Assessment-Online Form

PAUL A. LEBUFFE & JACK A. NAGLIERI  (2004) KAPLAN PRESS

Devereux Early Childhood Assessment-Clinical Form (DECA-C)

PAUL A. LEBUFFE & JACK A. NAGLIERI  (2003) DEVEREUX


The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment-Clinical Form (DECA-C), is a new assessment of resilience in preschoolers ages 2 through 5 (i.e., up to the sixth birthday) with social and emotional problems or significant behavioral concerns. This standardized, norm-referenced behavior rating scale is part of the DECA Program -- a mental health promotion and primary prevention program designed to enhance within-child protective factors while simultaneously decreasing behavioral concerns in young children. In keeping with this program's emphasis on promoting strengths, the DECA-C includes three protective factor scales (Initiative, Self-control, and Attachment), in addition to four behavioral concerns scales (Attention Problems, Aggression, Withdrawal/Depression, Emotional Control Problems). The DECA-C can be completed by both teachers and parents, but must be interpreted by a behavioral healthcare or special education professional.

Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) Infant And Toddler Program

PAUL A. LEBUFFE & JACK A. NAGLIERI (2002) DEVEREUX 


The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) program promotes social and emotional well being and helps reduce behavioral concerns. It is an easy-to-use assessment system with a 10-minute administration time. Based on a nationwide, representative sample of 2,000 children, 2-5 years old, the DECA; assesses within-child protective factors (initiative, self-control & attachment) based on resilience theory. DECA meets Head Start and IDEA requirements for strength-based assessment. ​

Devereux Scales of Mental Disorders (DSMD™)

JACK A. NAGLIERI, PAUL A. LEBUFFE, & STEVEN I. PFEIFFER (1994) PEARSON CLINICAL


Indicate whether a child or adolescent is experience, or is at risk for an emotional or behavioral disorder. The Devereux Scales of Mental Disorders (DSMD) are especially designed for treatment planning and outcome evaluation. The 111-item child form and the 110-item adolescent form cover a full range of psychopathology and are based on DSM-IV categories. 



Devereux Behavior Rating Scale- School Form

JACK A. NAGLIERI, PAUL A. LEBUFFE, & STEVEN I. PFEIFFER (1993) PEARSON CLINICAL

Use this fast and versatile tool for identifying behaviors that may indicate severe emotional disturbances in children and adolescents. The Devereux Behavior Rating Scale- School Form is based on federal criteria and can be used by educators, psychologists, guidance counselors, and other assessment professionals.

AUTISM SPECTRUM RATING SCALES™ (ASRS®)

SAM GOLDSTEIN &  JACK A. NAGLIERI (2009) MULTI HEALTH SYSTEMS

The ASRS was designed to effectively identify symptoms, behaviors, and associated features of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) in children and adolescents aged 2 to 18. This innovative instrument, authored by the highly respected Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., and Jack A. Naglieri, Ph.D., is a norm-referenced assessment based on a nationally representative sample, designed to identify symptoms, behaviors, and associated features of the full range of Autism Spectrum Disorders. The ASRS scale is an easy-to-use and convenient tool intended for psychologists, school psychologists, clinical social workers, physicians, counselors, psychiatric workers, and pediatric/psychiatric nurses. 

The ASRS will assist you in the diagnostic process. ASRS items assess DSM-IV-TR™ symptom criteria for ASDs. When used in combination with other assessment information, results from the ASRS can help guide your diagnostic decisions, treatment planning, ongoing monitoring of response to intervention, and evaluating the effectiveness of a treatment program for a child with an ASD.

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WECHSLER NONVERBAL SCALE OF ABILITY

DAVID WECHSLER & JACK A. NAGLIERI (2006) PEARSON 


A nonverbal measure of ability for all especially designed for culturally and linguistically diverse group. The Wechsler Nonverbal Scale of Ability (WNV) is ideal for psychologists who need a nonverbal measure of ability for individuals who are not English language proficient or have other language considerations. Designed for linguistically diverse populations when language poses a barrier to typical administration, or where traditional intellectual assessment results would be questionable due to language-related difficulties, while being appropriate for all individuals. 

Wechsler Nonverbal Scale of Ability- Spanish Edition

DAVID WECHSLER & JACK A. NAGLIERI (2011) PEARSON 

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For more information or to purchase the WNV please visit Pearson.com

ARCHIVES

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Draw A Person: A Quantitative Scoring System

JACK A. NAGLIERI (1998) THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CORPORATION

Draw A Person: Screening Procedure for Emotional Disturbance

JACK A. NAGLIERI, TIM J. MCNEISH, & ACHILLES N. BARDOS (1991) PROED

Use this fast and versatile tool for identifying behaviors that may indicate severe emotional disturbances in children and adolescents. The Devereux Behavior Rating Scale- School Form is based on federal criteria and can be used by educators, psychologists, guidance counselors, and other assessment professionals. 

Matrix Analogies Test- Short Form

JACK A. NAGLIERI (1995) THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CORPORATION

The Matrix Analogies Test- Short Form (MAT) has been superseded by the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test- Multilevel Form. However, components are still available for the MAT- Short Form. Language free content makes directions and administration simple. The MAT-Short Form consists of 34 abstract designs with missing elements in matrix format. Students are required to make a selection from a number of alternatives and to mark the element that correctly completes each pattern.

Matrix Analogies Test- Expanded Form

JACK A. NAGLIERI (1985) THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CORPORATION

The Matrix Analogies Test measures nonverbal ability of handicapped and non-handicapped children, ages 5-17, in a culture-fair fashion. It assesses pattern completion, reasoning by analogy, serial reasoning, and spatial visualization, with a short form available as a screening instrument. This paper describes the test's administration, format, scoring, development, standardization, reliability, validity, and uses.