Dr. Balada is experienced in assessing children and adults in a wide array of issues and disorders, including:

  • General Areas of Expertise
  • ADD / ADHD
  • Autism
  • Bariatric Surgery Psychological Evaluation
  • Disability
  • IQ Testing
  • Learning Disorder
  • Mood Disorder
  • OPWDD Evaluation
  • SSI

The following are assessment testing tools that Dr. Balada owns:

  • Personality Assessments
  • MMPI-2: Clinical personality assessment for adults
  • MMPI-A: Clinical personality assessment for adolescents
  • RORSCHACH: Psychodiagnostic Assessment
  • ADIS: Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule
  • BDI: Beck Depression Inventory
  • BAI: Beck Anxiety Inventory
  • CDI: Child Depression Inventory
  • PIC: Personality Inventory for Children
  • RISB: Rotter Incomplete Sentences Blank
  • TAT: Thematic Apperception Test
  • CBCL: Child Behavior Checklist
  • TSCC: Trauma Symptom Checklist Child
  • BASC-3: Behavior Assessment System for Children- Third Edition
  • ABAS-3: Adaptive Behavior Assessment System- Third Edition
  • SCL-90-R: Symptom Checklist-90-Revised
  • PAI: Personality Assessment Inventory
  • MCMI-IV: Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory- Fourth Edition

  • Bariatric Psychological Assessments
  • MBMD: Millon Behavioral Medicine Diagnostic
  • PHQ: Patient Health Questionnaire
  • SCL-90-R: Symptom Checklist-90-Revised

  • Cognitive Assessments
  • WAIS-IV: IQ assessment for adults/teens
  • WISC-V: IQ assessment for children
  • WPPSI-IV: IQ assessment for preschool children

  • Achievement Assessments
  • WIAT-III: Achievement test for PreK-Adult
  • WJ-III: The Woodcock Johnson Psychoeducational Battery
  • WRAT-4: Wide Range Achievement Test

  • ADHD Assessments
  • Connors (Global, Parent, Teacher, Self-Report)
  • Connors (CPT-III: CPT-K): ADHD/Neurological screener
  • Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA, IVA-2)
  • Comprehensive Executive Function Inventory (CEFI)
  • Connors Adult ADHD Rating Scale (CAARS)

  • Neurological Assessments
  • WCST: Wisconsin Card Sorting Task-Executive Functioning
  • Trail Making Test- Parts A & B: Executive Functioning
  • BRIEF: Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Functioning
  • Wechsler Memory Scale-Fourth Edition (WMS-IV)
  • FAS: Verbal Fluency Test
  • Bender Gestalt: Motor Functioning

  • Autism Diagnostic Assessment Tools
  • The Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI)
  • The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS)
  • The Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS)
  • The Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (CHAT)
  • The Gilliam Autism Rating Scale (GARS)
  • The Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (VABS)
  • Sensory Profile- Second Edition (SP-2)
  • The Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL)
  • The Adaptive Behavior Assessment System- Third Edition(ABAS-3)

  • Family Assessments
  • The Family Assessment Interview (FAI)
  • The Family Environmental Scale (FES)

  • © Dr. Francesca Balada
    Last updated on May 30, 2018
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