Welcome to this Post-graduate module, which aims to examine the principles and application of psychodiagnostic assessment tools. This module attempts to contextualize psychological assessment practice and purpose in relation to adults and children. This module also attempts to provide insights into the ethical statutes that govern the use and application of psychological assessment in South Africa. You will be exposed to all the fundamental statistical concepts that are relevant to psychometric tools.


Content: Issues related to psychometric theory, the fallibility of psychological assessments and psychological testing in general. The module also examines issues of norms, race and culture in the South African context.