Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale—Fourth Edition Workshop

Posted on 8/6/2008 8:30:38 AM

Center for Applied Psychology

Overview of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale—Fourth Edition WAIS-IV

Presented by Gloria Maccow, Ph.D., Assessment Consultant, Pearson, Inc., formerly the Psychological Corporation/a division of Harcourt Assessment, Inc.

Friday, October 10, 2008, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Susquehanna Room, IUP Hadley Union Building

The complete description and enrollment form are available for download.

Sponsored by Center for Applied Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the IUP Office of Distance Learning and Continuing Education.

Five (5) APA CEs are available for psychologists

Five (5) ACT 48 Hours for educators


This full-day workshop will provide information on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale—Fourth Edition, published in August 2008. The presenter will discuss features of the fourth edition of the WAIS, technical properties of the WAIS-IV, directions for administration and scoring of the subtests on the WAIS-IV, and interpretation of the results. Sample data will be used to illustrate interpretation.

By the end of the workshop, participants will

  • describe the structure of the WAIS-IV
  • discuss reliability and validity of the WAIS-IV
  • describe administration and scoring of the subtests;
  • discuss interpretation of the data


Dr. Maccow is an assessment consultant with Pearson (formerly the Psychological Corporation/a division of Harcourt Assessment, Inc.). She was trained as a school psychologist at Texas A&M University and at the University of Florida. She worked for two years as supervisor of Psychological Services and for several years as a school psychologist with Guilford County Schools in North Carolina. She provided training for graduate students in school psychology at Indiana State University and at Illinois State University, and she worked as a psychologist in private practice in Greensboro, N.C.

Dr. Maccow has conducted research on assessment methods and instruments, early intervention, and Response to Intervention. Her publications include a chapter on prematurity in Children’s Needs, an article on full-service schools published in School Psychology Review, and several test reviews for the Buros Mental Measurements Yearbook.

She is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists and has presented on different topics at national and state conferences. In her current position, she conducts workshops for psychologists in New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

This program is sponsored by the IUP Center for Applied Psychology.

Continuing Education Approval for Psychologists

The Center for Applied Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Center for Applied Psychology maintains responsibility for the program and its content. This workshop is available for five (5) APA CEs. A $25 CE recordkeeping fee is required.

Act 48 Hours for Educators

IUP School of Continuing Education offers five (5) Act 48 Hours. A $25 recordkeeping fee is required.

IUP is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

If you have questions about this workshop or about continuing education, call 724-357-6228.