Counselor's Guide to Clinical, Personality, and Behavioral Assessment

ISBN-10: 0618474145
ISBN-13: 9780618474141
Edition: 2006
Authors: Bradley Erford
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Book details

List price: $115.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 2/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

This combined textbook and reference guide identifies the three major types of psychological assessmentclinical, personality, and behavioraland provides a survey of current theory and an expert review of the most commonly used assessment instruments (tests) in each area. The book concludes with three representative case studies that demonstrate the uses of various assessment instruments in practice. The text includes reviews of the seventeen most commonly used clinical, personality, and behavioral testing instruments, how to use them, and their application to the assessment process. Chapter 3 presents a workable framework to help students assimilate the DSM-IV-TR system. Three case studies in Chapter 7 demonstrate how various instruments are used as a battery to gather diagnostic and assessment information.

Contents
Clinical Assessment
The Purpose of Clinical Assessment Factors That Affect Responses to Clinical, Personality, and Behavioral Assessment
The Intake Interview: Assessing the Client's History and Background Clinical Assessment Types of Clinical Interviews
The Mental Status Examination (MSE) A Semi-structured Mental Status Examination Protocol Brief MSE Administration Formats Standardized Assessments in Clinical Diagnosis Summary/Conclusion
Reviews of Commonly Used Clinical Assessments
The Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment (ASEBA)
The Beck Depression Inventory--Second Edition (BDI-II)
The Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI)
The Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory--Third Edition (MCMI-III) and Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI)
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Second Edition (MMPI-2) and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Adolescent (MMPI-A)
The Personality Inventory for Children--Second Edition (PIC-2)
The Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale (RCMAS)
The Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale--Second Edition (RADS-2)
The Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory--3 (SASSI-3)
Understanding Personality and Its Assessment from a Trait Perspective Understanding Personality Measuring Traits The Use of Validity Scales in Trait Assessment Summary/Conclusion
Reviews of Commonly Used Personality Assessments
The 16PF (Fifth Edition)
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicatorreg; (MBTI)
The Revised NEO Personality Inventory (NEO PI-R)
The Piers-Harris Children's Self-Concept Scale--Second Edition (PHCSCS-2)
Behavioral Assessment: Principles and Applications Phases of Behavior Assessment Procedures of Behavioral Assessment Direct Behavior Observation Methods Single Subject Design Methodology Summary/Conclusion
Reviews of Commonly Used Behavioral Assessments
The Attention Deficit Disorders Evaluation Scale--Third Edition (ADDES-3)
The Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC)
The Various Conners Rating Scales
The Disruptive Behavior Rating Scale (DBRS)
The Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory (ECBI) and Sutter-Eyberg Student Behavior Inventory--Revised (SESBI-R)
The Social Skills Rating System (SSRS)
The Walker Problem Behavior Identification Checklist (WPBIC)
Case Studies
Robert, Age
Matthew, Age
Angela, Age
Client History and Background
Axes I & II Disorders and Differential Diagnostic Conditions to Explore
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) Brief Clinical Parent Interview (ABCPI)
Semi-Structured Mental Status Examination Interview Protocol"

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