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Revista Colombiana de Psicología

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HERRERA ROJAS, AURA NIDIA  and  LEON GRISALES, FLOR ANGELA. Development of a Model to Evaluate the Technical Quality of The Psychological Tests. Rev. colomb. psicol. [online]. 2022, vol.31, n.2, pp.65-76.  Epub Oct 03, 2022. ISSN 0121-5469.

One of the strategies frequently used to sure that the psychological evaluation processes is carried out with high ethical and technical standards, consists of evaluating the quality of the tests used in such processes and widely spreading the information, so, the professionals would have useful information to make decisions about its selection and use. The main aim of this work was to develop an instrument to review the technical quality of the psychological tests. Based on the review of six test evaluation models (German, Spanish, Dutch, British, Brazilian and that of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations, EFPA) and the identification of the most used tests in Colombia (Herrera & León, 2015), a collaborative project was carried out. A group of experts was formed with the participation of institutions from all over the country to develop a first version of the instrument; this version was subjected to reviews by judges and a panel of experts, and a pilot application was carried out with six of the most used tests. This document presents in detail the structure, the quality indicators and the evaluation criteria of the instrument that constitutes this model

Keywords : model to review quality; psychological tests review; technical quality evaluation.

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