Approaches to Measuring Human Behavior in the Social Environment

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Here is a state-of-the-art examination of various approaches to measuring and assessing client functioning and specific aspects of clients' social environments. It examines numerous age groups and ethnic populations and makes use of cutting-edge methodologies in its examinations of measuring depression in children, measuring the neighborhood from a child's perspective, measuring and assessing family functioning, measuring spirituality, and measuring psychosocial problems in seriously mentally ill families. Helpful tables in each chapter make complex information easy to access and understand.

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Table of Contents

  • Psychometric Evaluation of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Childhood Diagnoses (KID-SCID) (Douglas C. Smith, Diane L. Huber, and James A. Hall)
  • Using Self-Rating Scales for Assessing the Severely Mentally Ill Client: A Clinical and Psychometric Perspective (Edward H. Taylor)
  • Assessing Tradition in Chinese Elders Living in a Changing Social Environment: Implications for Social Work Practice (Lee Ann Mjelde-Mossey, Iris Chi, and Vivian W. Q. Lou)
  • The Rap Music Attitude and Perception (RAP) Scale: Scale Development and Preliminary Analysis of Psychometric Properties (Edgar H. Tyson)
  • Assessment of Self-Esteem Among Individuals with Severe Mental Illness: Testing Two Dimensions of Self-Esteem Theory and Implications for Social Work Practice (Sang Kyoung Kahng and Carol Mowbray)
  • The Child’s View of Neighborhood: Assessing a Neglected Element in Direct Social Work Practice (Nicole Nicotera)
  • Assessment of Depressive Symptomatology in Young Maltreated Children (Alan J. Litrownik, Rae R. Newton, and John A. Landsverk)
  • Advances in the Reliability and Validity of the North Carolina Family Assessment Scale (Raymond S. Kirk, Mimi M. Kim, and Diane P. Griffith)
  • The Secondary Traumatic Stress Scale (STSS): Confirmatory Factor Analyses with a National Sample of Mental Health Social Workers (Laura Ting, Jodi M. Jacobson, Sara Sanders, Brian E. Bride, and Donna Harrington)
  • Development of a Spiritual Support Scale for Use with Older Adults (Holly Nelson-Becker)
  • Scale for the Identification of Acquaintance Rape Attitudes: Reliability and Factorial Invariance (G. Lawrence Farmer and Sarah McMahon)
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included
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