Assessments

         

Schema Therapy Institute Australia (STI Australia) provides a range of assessments to children, adolescents, and adults. STI Australia aims to provide strong evidence-based services to individuals within the community, offering expertise in psychological assessments and intervention.

Psychological assessments are utilised to identify underlying challenges, aide in diagnosis, and aide in treatment planning. STI Australia offers gold standard assessment in intellectual, educational, clinical, social-emotional, and functional assessments.

Psychological assessments may be used to diagnose neurodevelopmental disorders (Autism, ADHD, Intellectual disability), Specific learning disorders or learning difficulties, giftedness, school readiness, and a range of social-emotional difficulties including; Personality disorders, psychosis, anxiety/mood disorders, eating disorders, and oppositional or conduct disorders.

 

Our current tests packages include:

Cognitive Assessment Package:
This package is suitable for children above the age of 6 and adults, providing intelligence and educational assessment to give insights in cognitive strengths and weaknesses as well as Verbal comprehension skills, Visual/non-verbal intellectual skills, Memory and learning skills, Attention and information processing, Higher-level/ executive skills (such as problem-solving, planning, reasoning, impulse control and organisation), and Academic skills (such as reading, comprehension, writing, math, and oral expression).

The package includes an initial interview (50-minutes), standardised cognitive assessment, standardised academic assessment, administration of other relevant questionnaires, a detailed report with tailored recommendations for the individual, and a 30 minute feedback session.

The assessment package takes several hours which will be broken down into 3-4 sessions. There may be times when a school observation may also be warranted (which may include additional time and fees).

ADHD Assessment Package:

This package is suitable for children above the age of 6 and adults, providing intelligence and educational assessment to give insights in cognitive strengths and weaknesses as well as Verbal comprehension skills, Visual/non-verbal intellectual skills, Memory and learning skills, Attention and information processing, Higher-level/ executive skills (such as problem-solving, planning, reasoning, impulse control and organisation), and Academic skills (such as reading, comprehension, writing, math, and oral expression). The package uses similar standardised assessments to cognitive testing, however focuses on the profile of executive functioning, which questionnaires used to assist with diagnosis.

The package includes an initial interview (50-minutes), standardised cognitive assessment, standardised academic assessment, administration of other relevant questionnaires, a detailed report with tailored recommendations for the individual, and a 30 minute feedback session.

The assessment package takes several hours which will be broken down into 3-4 sessions. There may be times when a school observation may also be warranted (which may include additional time and fees).

Personality Assessment Package:

The package is suitable for individuals 18 years and older who are seeking personality assessment. The MMPI®-3 is a contemporary personality assessment for mental health, medical, forensic, and public safety settings. The MMPI-3 is administered via computer and takes approximately 50 minutes to complete.

The package includes an initial interview (50-minutes), standardised assessment (50-minutes), a detailed report with recommendations, and a feedback session (30-minutes).

Functional Assessment Package:

Functional assessments for daily living skills by an Occupational Therapist that can  assess how you manage day to day tasks and what supports you made need to be as independent as possible, including NDIS based assessments.

Diagnostic Assessment Package:

This Package is suitable for individuals 18 years and older who are seeking a diagnostic Assessment.  The Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-5 Disorders (SCID-5) is comprehensive clinical assessment used for diagnostic purposes.  The SCID 5 is administered by a clinician via an structured interview and takes approximately 30 to 180 minutes, depending on diagnostic complexity and any relevant co-occurring conditions.   

The package includes an initial interview (5o minutes), standardised assessment and detailed report with treatment recommendations and a feedback session (30 minutes). 

 

 

To enquire about an assessment package and associated costs please contact 9331 2878 OR assessments@schematherapyinstitute.com.au