Integrative Assessment: A Guide for Counselors VitalSource eText : 9780133064421

Integrative Assessment: A Guide for Counselors VitalSource eText

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About the book

For helping professional practitioners and students in training, and those preparing for licensure

Using a case study approach—in a practitioner’s voice—this practical guide helps beginning and future counselors understand and use various effective assessment methods, from interviewing and observing to tests and counselor- and client-friendly standardized measures.

Table of contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychological Assessment

Chapter 2: Ethical and Legal Considerations: Preparing for the Assessment

Chapter 3: Interviewing adults and youth: Principles, Methods and Skills

Chapter 4: Exploring Presenting Problems, Readiness for Change, and Risks and Resources

Chapter 5: Observations, Inferences, and Behavioral Assessment

Chapter 6: Psychological Tests and Measurement Concepts

Chapter 7: Reliability and Validity

Chapter 8: Personality and Interest Measures

Chapter 9: Assessing Psychopathology: Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Chapter 10: Child and adolescent measures

Chapter 11: Standardized Risk Assessments: Suicide and Dangerousness to Others

Chapter 12: Assessing Substance Use Disorders

Chapter 13: Assessment of Intellectual and Cognitive Abilities and Achievement

Chapter 14: Assessing the Therapeutic Alliance

Chapter15: Putting it All Together
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