This volume addresses the question of assessment (before, during and after treatment), an all-important ingredient in helping children and adolescents with problems. It incorporates the essence of the author's influential earlier work Assessing Problem Children, while taking full account of the significant changes, both in practice and philosophy, that have occurred in the interim.
Hoghughi provides a comprehensive practice manual for those working in all relevant settings: health, education, the criminal justice system and social services. Uniquely, his approach encompasses the full range of child and adolescent problems - physical and educational, home and family, social skills, anti-social and psychological disord
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About the Author
Masud Hoghughi is Director of Aycliffe Centre for Children, County Durham and Honorary Professor of Psychology, University of Hull. He is the author of Troubled and Troublesome (1978) and The Delinquent (1983) and co-author of Assessing Problem Children (1980) and Treating Problem Children (1988).
Table of Contents
PART ONEWhat is Assessment?Assessment in ContextApproaches to AssessmentThe Problem Profile ApproachSpecial Considerations in Assessing ChildrenInformation for AssessmentOrganisation of AssessmentPART TWOThe Master CodePhysical ProblemsIntellectual and Educational ProblemsHome and Family ProblemsSocial Skills ProblemsAnti-social BehaviourPsychological ProblemsAppendices Child and Adolescent Problem Profile (CAPP); Full Assessment Report