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Psycho-educational Assessment

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We still have a few spots available for psycho-educational assessments

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WHAT IS A PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT?

A psycho-educational assessment aims to provide information to parents and educators about a student's cognitive, academic, social-emotional, behavioural, and/or adaptive functioning strengths and weaknesses. Results from a psycho-educational assessment can be helpful in the following ways:

 

(1) determining whether the student meets the criteria for a specific school designation or DSM-5-TR diagnosis (e.g., gifted, specific learning disorder, intellectual disability, ADHD, anxiety disorder) and qualifies for special education services;

 

(2) identifying other reasons that may cause poor performance in school, such as difficulty with attention or memory or social and emotional concerns;

 

(3) developing strategies based on the student's individual needs to be implemented at school and home.

HOW DOES THE PROCESS WORK?

                                                                            

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The following is a breakdown of a psycho-educational assessment:

  • Initial services (e.g., scheduling, sending forms, review of documents) - non-refundable fee due at booking

  • Initial parent meeting

  • Testing (session preparation, cognitive and academic testing, interview, rating scales, scoring) 

  • Interpretation and report writing

  • Feedback meeting 

  • Additional services (e.g., additional testing session, separate parent intake or feedback meeting, phone calls, written correspondence, school meetings, travel time): Charged at the $225/60-minute rate

 

We provide comprehensive evaluations by assessing the following areas depending on your or your child's needs

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  • Cognitive functioning

  • Academic functioning

  • Social, emotional, and behavioural functioning 

  • Adaptive functioning

  • Executive functioning 

  • ADHD symptoms (children and youth only)

  • Anxiety/OCD symptoms 

For more information about our assessment fee, please contact our clinic.

If you have extended health insurance, a portion of the assessment may be covered under it. For post-secondary students with a specific learning disorder who require updated testing, grants are available through the BC government. Please note that we only accept e-transfers or cheques when paying for the 1st and 2nd evaluation installments. 

DO YOU STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

If you would like to know more information about the process and fees involved in having your child receive a comprehensive assessment, please contact our team at contact@beaconpsychology.ca. For more details on psycho-educational assessment, please see RESOURCES.