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Chapter 6: Reliability and Staff Training
What each man knows is, in an important sense, dependent upon his own individual experience: He knows what he has seen and heard, what he has read and what he has been told, and also what, from reliably interpreting these data, he has been able to infer.
After reading this chapter, you should be able to define the following terms and provide the information requested in the study guide below.
|Accuracy||Interobserver or Intraobserver|
|Observer agreement||Observer drift|
|Data collector bias||Simple frequency|
|Treatment fidelity or treatment integrity||Point-by-point|
|Criterion standard||Pearson product-moment correlation|
- Discuss the three important purposes for conducting (a) reliability assessments with regard to the potential accuracy of data collection [Page 174]and (b) treatment fidelity assessments with regard ...