Assessing Child and Adolescent Disorders: A Practice Manual

Assessing Child and Adolescent Disorders: A Practice Manual

by Masud S Hoghughi


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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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803982963
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/27/1992
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

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

What is Assessment?
Assessment in Context
Approaches to Assessment
The Problem Profile Approach
Special Considerations in Assessing Children
Information for Assessment
Organisation of Assessment
The Master Code
Physical Problems
Intellectual and Educational Problems
Home and Family Problems
Social Skills Problems
Anti-social Behaviour
Psychological Problems
Child and Adolescent Problem Profile (CAPP); Full Assessment Report

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