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  Course Details
Evaluating Current Needs via on-line Video Platform
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 2 Minutes: 30
  Event Address

  Contact Details
Provider: Helen Arkell Centre
Course Manager: Mrs Julie Hall
Telephone: 01252 792400
Email: julieh@helenarkell.org.uk
Website: www.helenarkell.org.uk
  Event Details
Dates: 15/02/2021 - 15/02/2022
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 60.00
SASC Ref.: HADC-15873-150220-OL
   Course Summary
Assessing using an on-line video platform can bring many benefits but it also presents challenges, which means that a different approach is required. This CPD course is designed for practitioners who wish to expand their knowledge to be able to carry out an Evaluation of Need (not a Full Diagnostic Assessment) using an on-line video link.
   Course Detail
This course is designed for Practitioners who wish to expand their knowledge to be able to carry out an Evaluation of Need (not a full diagnostic assessment) using an on-line video link.
We will explore:
Key differences in assessment
Selecting resources
Maintaining quality
Preparation before the assessment
Report writing
Recommendations for reasonable adjustments
   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
  • Assessors
  • Candidates must already hold Level 7 in SpLD or equivalent
   Learning Outcomes
  • Awareness of the key differences when assessing current needs on-line
  • Understanding of issues relating to selection of resources, analysis and interpretation of results
  • Awareness of key differences in report writing, recommendations, and the need to follow professional guidelines.