Psychological & Educational Assessments

Why Use Assessments?

University Park Counseling & Testing Center, PLLC offers a wide range of assessments that can provide additional information to individuals, parents, teachers, and other professionals. Having an in-depth understanding of how a parson is functioning can be helpful in making academic decisions, understanding relationship dynamics, and clarification of treatment goals. Our personalized and team-oriented approach utilizes individual assessments as well as assessment batteries to assess the following:

  • Personality

  • Intellectual Functioning

  • Learning Processes

  • Memory Skills

  • Emotional and Behavioral Functioning

  • Adaptive Behavior

  • Social Skills

  • Relationship Stress and Satisfaction

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnostic

  • Development

  • Kindergarten Readiness

Types of Assessments

Psycho-Educational Assessment: Our psycho-educational assessment battery involves a comprehensive set of assessments to help gain a holistic understanding of a child or adolescent's current level of functioning. Each assessment battery is uniquely tailored to your child and typically examines the following areas: intelligence, learning preferences, visual-motor abilities, self-concept, mood, behavior, and relationships.

Developmental Assessment: We conduct a multi-dimensional assessment that is specifically designed to help parents, educators, and professionals understand characteristics of a child's behavior in relation to typical growth patterns. It encompasses a child's social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development. This information can be helpful in determining whether or not a child is ready to start Kindergarten.

Other Psychological & Diagnostic Assessments: Psychological and diagnostic assessments are used to create a batter understanding of an individual's current level of functioning. Assessment results can aid in the determination of a correct diagnosis and/or guide the treatment process. Assessments are often used to assess for Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety, depression, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and many others.

​Assessment Process

  1. Request and Schedule an Appointment

  2. Attend a Parent Interview (child) or Individual Interview (adult): This appointment is for

    collecting information about the individual's developmental history.

  3. Assessment Day: This appointment is for the face-to-face assessment of the individual.

    The length of this appointment will depend upon the specific type of assessment(s) being


  4. Attend a Parent or Individual Feedback Session: After completion of assessments an

    scoring, a feedback session will be help where the counselor will explain the results, provide an integrated summary of all data collected, give recommendations for home and school as appropriate, and provide a hardcopy of the assessment report.