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

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This combined textbook and reference guide identifies the three major types of psychological assessment, clinical, personality, and behavioral, and 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.

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This combined textbook and reference guide identifies the three major types of psychological assessment, clinical, personality, and behavioral, and 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.

About the Author

Bradley T. Erford, PhD, is a professor in the Educational Specialties Department at Loyola College in Maryland. He is a fellow of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and a recipient of the ACA Research Award, ACA Professional Development Award, and ACA Carl Perkins Government Relations Award. His research specialization lies primarily in the development and technical analysis of psychoeducational tests and has resulted in the publication of numerous books, journal articles, book chapters, and psychoeducational materials.

Table of Contents

1. 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 2. Reviews of Commonly Used Clinical Assessments I. The Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment (ASEBA) II. The Beck Depression Inventory--Second Edition (BDI-II) III. The Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) IV. The Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory--Third Edition (MCMI-III) and Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI) V. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Second Edition (MMPI-2) and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory--Adolescent (MMPI-A) VI. The Personality Inventory for Children--Second Edition (PIC-2) VII. The Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale (RCMAS) VIII. The Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale--Second Edition (RADS-2) IX. The Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory--3 (SASSI-3) 3. Understanding Personality and Its Assessment from a Trait Perspective Understanding Personality Measuring Traits The Use of Validity Scales in Trait Assessment Summary/Conclusion 4. Reviews of Commonly Used Personality Assessments X. The 16PF (Fifth Edition) XI. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) XII. The Revised NEO Personality Inventory (NEO PI-R) XIII. The Piers-Harris Children's Self-Concept Scale--Second Edition (PHCSCS-2) 5. Behavioral Assessment: Principles and Applications Phases of Behavior Assessment Procedures of Behavioral Assessment Direct Behavior Observation Methods Single Subject Design Methodology Summary/Conclusion 6. Reviews of Commonly Used Behavioral Assessments XIV. The Attention Deficit Disorders Evaluation Scale--Third Edition (ADDES-3) XV. The Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC) XVI. The Various Conners Rating Scales XVII. The Disruptive Behavior Rating Scale (DBRS) XVIII. The Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory (ECBI) and Sutter-Eyberg Student Behavior Inventory--Revised (SESBI-R) XIX. The Social Skills Rating System (SSRS) XX. The Walker Problem Behavior Identification Checklist (WPBIC) 7. Case Studies 1. Robert, Age 8 2. Matthew, Age 15 3. Angela, Age 44 Appendices A. Client History and Background B. Axes I and II Disorders and Differential Diagnostic Conditions to Explore C. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) Brief Clinical Parent Interview (ABCPI) D. Semi-Structured Mental Status Examination Interview Protocol

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618474141
Author:
Erford, Bradley T.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Author:
Erford, Bradley
Author:
Erford
Author:
Erford, Bradley (Bradley T. Erford)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Counseling
Subject:
Behavioral assessment
Subject:
Counseling - General
Subject:
Personality assessment
Subject:
Education-Classroom Resources
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
Nursing - General
Publication Date:
20050231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.10x7.50x.44 in. .97 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This combined textbook and reference guide identifies the three major types of psychological assessment, clinical, personality, and behavioral, and 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.
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