Where to Start and What to Ask : An Assessment Handbook / Edition 1
  • Where to Start and What to Ask : An Assessment Handbook / Edition 1
  • Where to Start and What to Ask : An Assessment Handbook / Edition 1

Where to Start and What to Ask : An Assessment Handbook / Edition 1

by Susan Lukas
     
 

A "sink or swim" philosophy frequently prevails in mental health settings today.See more details below

Overview

A "sink or swim" philosophy frequently prevails in mental health settings today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393701524
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Series:
Norton Professional Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
174
Sales rank:
254,215
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
The How and Why of This Book: An Introduction
1How to Conduct the First Interview with an Adult1
2Looking, Listening, and Feeling: The Mental Status Examination13
3How to Think About Your Client's Health: The Medical History32
4How to Conduct the First Interview with a Family44
5How to Conduct the First Interview with a Child58
6How to Take a Developmental History78
7How to Conduct the First Interview with a Couple87
8How to Determine Whether a Client Might Hurt Somebody - Including You101
9How to Determine Whether a Client Might Hurt Herself112
10How to Determine Whether a Client Is a Substance Abuser128
11How to Assess Children for Neglect, Abuse, and Sexual Abuse138
12What Psychological Testing Is and When You Might Ask for It153
13How to Write an Assessment162
14Where You Go from Here172
Index175

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