Complete the practice exam from your certification exam review
text. Based on your results and considering the National Certification Exam,
summarize your strengths and opportunities for improvement.

27 (27%) – 30 (30%)

The
response provides an accurate, clear, and complete summary of both the
strengths and opportunities for improvement.

24 (24%) – 26 (26%)

The
response provides an accurate summary of both the strengths and opportunities
for improvement.

21 (21%) – 23 (23%)

The
response provides a vague and/or inaccurate summary of both the strengths and
opportunities for improvement.

(0%) – 20 (20%)

A
summary of both the strengths and opportunities for improvement is incomplete
or missing.

Create a study plan, including specific goals and the tasks
you need to complete to accomplish each goal. Include a timetable for
accomplishing them and a description of how you will measure your progress.

32 (32%) – 35 (35%)

The
response provides 3–4 clear and appropriate goals for the study plan,
including tasks to complete to accomplish each goal. A clear timeline is
provided for the study plan as well as a description of how progress toward
goal completion will be measured.

28 (28%) – 31 (31%)

The
response provides 3–4 appropriate goals and objectives for the practicum
experience. Appropriate tasks, timeline, and description of how progress will
be measured is provided.

25 (25%) – 27 (27%)

The
response provides 3–4 vague or general goals for the study plan. Tasks,
timeline, and description of how progress toward goals will be measured are
vague or somewhat inappropriate.

(0%) – 24 (24%)

The
response provides 3–4 unclear or inappropriate goals for the study plan, or
goals are missing. Tasks, timeline, and a description for how progress will
be measured is incomplete or missing.

Describe resources you would use to accomplish your goals and
tasks, such as ways to participate in a study group or review course, and
print or online resources you could use to study.

18 (18%) – 20 (20%)

The
response provides a clear description of appropriate resources to support the
study plan that are tailored to individual need.

16 (16%) – 17 (17%)

The
response provides a description of appropriate resources to support the study
plan that are somewhat tailored to individual need.

14 (14%) – 15 (15%)

The
response provides a description of general resources that are not tailored to
individual need.

(0%) – 13 (13%)

The
response provides a description of inappropriate resources to support the
study plan, or the description of resources is vague or missing.

Written Expression and Formatting – Paragraph Development and
Organization:

Paragraphs
make clear points that support well-developed ideas, flow logically, and
demonstrate continuity of ideas. Sentences are carefully focused—neither long
and rambling nor short and lacking substance. A clear and comprehensive
purpose statement and introduction are provided that delineate all required
criteria.

(5%) – 5 (5%)

Paragraphs
and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity.

A clear and comprehensive purpose statement, introduction, and conclusion are
provided that delineate all required criteria.

(4%) – 4 (4%)

Paragraphs
and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity 80%
of the time.

Purpose, introduction, and conclusion of the assignment are stated, yet are
brief and not descriptive.

3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)

Paragraphs
and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity
60%–79% of the time.

Purpose, introduction, and conclusion of the assignment are vague or off
topic.

(0%) – 3 (3%)

Paragraphs
and sentences follow writing standards for flow, continuity, and clarity
<60% of the time.

No purpose statement, introduction, or conclusion was provided.

Written Expression and Formatting – English Writing Standards:

Correct
grammar, mechanics, and proper punctuation

(5%) – 5 (5%)

Uses
correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation with no errors.

(4%) – 4 (4%)

Contains
1 or 2 grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.

3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)

Contains
several (3 or 4) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.

(0%) – 3 (3%)

Contains
many (≥5) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors that interfere with the
reader’s understanding.

Written Expression and Formatting – English Writing Standards:

Correct
grammar, mechanics, and proper punctuation

(5%) – 5 (5%)

Uses
correct APA format with no errors.

(4%) – 4 (4%)

Contains
1 or 2 APA format errors.

3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)

Contains
several (3 or 4) APA format errors.

(0%) – 3 (3%)

Contains
many (≥5) APA format errors.

Total
Points: 100