Clinical Assessment of Children and Adolescents

Clinical Assessment of Children and Adolescents

New Contributions to Research and Practice

Edited by: Nuria de la Osa, Miguel Á. Carrasco

Series: Psychological Assessment – Science and Practice - Volume 7

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Clinical Assessment of Children and Adolescents
ISBN: 9780889376434
2024, viii/350 pages
Due July 2024
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Clinical Assessment of Children and Adolescents

Up-to-date, comprehensive information on successfully assessing children and adolescents in clinical settings

  • Written by internationally renowned authors
  • Highlights skills and procedures in clinical assessments
  • Full of practical examples

Scientific, technological, social, and cultural changes mean that child and adolescent psychological assessment is facing new challenges and opportunities. This book showcases state-of-the-art methods, instruments, and processes in the clinical assessment of children and adolescents. Written by leading experts, the contributions highlight skills and specific procedures that are relevant and distinctive for the assessment of different age groups and that can be used in different contexts so professionals can plan interventions more effectively.

After an introduction to the basic concepts and approaches to the clinical assessment of children and adolescents, four additional sections explore the diagnosis of psychological problems, the conceptualization of clinical problems and interventions, the assessment of intervention progress and outcomes, and the assessment of specific groups and in special contexts. The volume is full of practical examples to address issues such as clinical judgment and bias, results integration, multi-informant data collection, and incremental validity. This book is essential reading for child and adolescent psychologists, psychotherapists, and psychiatrists.

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