Guide To Early Psy Eval:Child Pa

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  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2010-03-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON
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This pocket reference details the clinical evaluation and intake/triage of child and adolescent patients. Students will find this guide to be an invaluable tool, while experienced clinicians will appreciate its usefulness as a resource and a refresher.

Author Biography

Ray W. Christner, PsyD, NCSP is director of Cognitive Health Solutions, LLC, in Hanover, Pennsylvania. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and a certified school psychologist. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Christner is on the faculty of the School of Psychology at Walden University. Arthur Freeman, EdD, ABPP, is director of training at the Sheridan Shores Care and Rehabilitation Center in Chicago. He is a distinguished founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and the founding chair of the Department of Psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Corey J. Nigro is the Executive Neuropsychological Director for Sure Care Home Health and professor of psychology at Governors State University, as well as International Neuropsychological Advisor for CNS Vital Signs. Taymoor Sardar, MA, is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology-Argosy University/Chicago. His areas of interest include forensic psychology, correctional psychology, and neuropsychology.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Obtaining Background Informationp. 6
Mental Status Exam and Behavioral Observationsp. 26
Other Observational Datap. 33
Motor Coordinationp. 40
Visual-Motor Functioningp. 53
Physical and Sensory Functioningp. 59
Executive Functions and Attentionp. 65
Memory Skillsp. 71
Speech and Language Functionsp. 80
Academic Achievement Screeningp. 89
Emotional and Behavioral Functioningp. 111
Personality Traits and Functioningp. 127
Risk and Resiliency or Protective Factorsp. 131
Adaptive Behaviors and Activities of Daily Livingp. 135
Conclusionp. 137
Referencesp. 140
Indexp. 143
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