Diagnostic Practice & Assessment of Children & Adolescents Products

  • Essentials of Psychiatric Assessment

    By Mohamed Ahmed Abd El-Hay

    A psychiatric assessment is a structured clinical conversation, complemented by observation and mental state examination and supplemented by a physical examination and the interview of family members when appropriate. After the initial interview, the clinician should be able to establish whether…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Applying the Results of Neuropsychological and Psychological Assessments

    A Manual for Teachers and Specialists

    By Dawn E. Burau, Daniel K. Reinstein

    Neuropsychological and psychological evaluations in school settings are often rich in detail about a child’s cognitive, academic and emotional functions, and come with specific recommendations to support the child’s performance in school. However, there is often a gap between the assessment results…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Evaluating Juvenile Transfer and Disposition

    Law, Science, and Practice

    By Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Christopher King, Sarah Filone

    Focusing on juvenile transfer and disposition evaluations, this volume provides an up-to-date integration of current law, science, and practice with respect to juvenile risk assessment, treatment needs/amenability, and sophistication-maturity. Included are perspectives relating to international…

    Paperback – 2017-05-12
    Routledge
    International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health

  • Handbook of Psychological Assessment in Primary Care Settings, Second Edition

    Edited by Mark E. Maruish

    The second edition of the Handbook of Psychological Assessment in Primary Care Settings offers an overview of the application of psychological screening and assessment instruments in primary care settings. This indispensable reference addresses current psychological assessment needs and practices…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge

  • Youth Comprehensive Risk Assessment

    A Clinically Tested Approach for Helping Professionals

    By Kenneth M. Coll

    Youth Comprehensive Risk Assessment: A Clinically Tested Approach for Helping Professionals presents a complete youth risk assessment and treatment program based on Dr. Ken Coll's 20 plus years of research on assessing and treating at-risk youth. In this book, helping professionals will find not…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Childhood Behavioral Issues

    Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Treatment, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Thomas P. Gullotta, Gary M. Blau

    This handbook highlights present-day information and evidence-based knowledge in the field of children’s behavioral health to enable practitioners, families, and others to choose and implement one of many intervention approaches provided. Using a standardized format, best practices for the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • Assessing Adolescent Psychopathology

    MMPI-A / MMPI-A-RF, Fourth Edition

    By Robert P. Archer

    Assessing Adolescent Psychopathology: MMPI-A / MMPI-A-RF, Fourth Edition provides updated recommendations for researchers and clinicians concerning the MMPI-A, the most widely used objective personality test with adolescents, and also introduces the MMPI-A-Restructured Form (MMPI-A-RF), the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Assessing Children in the Urban Community

    Edited by Barbara L Mercer, Tricia Fong, Erin Rosenblatt

    This book illuminates the process of child psychological assessment in community psychology through discussion, theory, and case studies of collaborative, systemic treatment of children and their parents. "Assessing Children in the Urban Community" presents a semi-structured form of collaborative…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge

  • The Science inside the Child

    The story of what happens when we're growing up

    By Sara Meadows

    This engaging book presents some of the ways in which science can describe and explain how and why children develop in the way they do. It looks at children’s individual development within the development of our species, at genes, at the hormone systems that flood our bodies, at the neuroscience of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20
    Routledge

  • Psychosis in Childhood and Adolescence

    Edited by James B. McCarthy

    Psychosis in Childhood and Adolescence offers an in-depth examination of the nature of psychosis, its risk factors and its manifestations in children and adolescents who experience a continuum of emotional disorders. The chapters present a hopeful, research-based framework for treatment. They…

    Paperback – 2014-10-29
    Routledge

  • Enhancing Self-Control in Adolescents

    Treatment Strategies Derived from Psychological Science

    By Norman M. Brier

    This book offers an innovative, trans-diagnostic approach to enhancing self-control in adolescents based directly on personality and social psychological science. It thus fills a void. While several books address specific disorders such as ADHD, poor school performance, and aggression, this is one…

    Paperback – 2014-10-02
    Routledge

  • Treating Transgender Children and Adolescents

    An Interdisciplinary Discussion

    Edited by Jack Drescher, William Byne

    Extremely gender variant children and adolescents (minors), increasingly referred to as 'trans' or 'transgender children,' are small in number. In recent years, their situation has become highly sensationalized, whilst the matter of how to best treat them remains an area of controversy. A growing…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

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