Description - The Clinical Assessment of Children and Adolescents by Steven R. Smith
This book highlights assessment techniques, issues, and procedures that appeal to practicing clinicians. Rather than a comprehensive handbook of various tests and measures, The Clinical Assessment of Children and Adolescents is a practitioner-friendly text that provides guidance for test selection, interpretation, and application. With topics ranging from personality assessment to behavioral assessment to the assessment of depression and thought disorder, the leaders in the field of child and adolescent measurement outline selection and interpretation of measures in a manner that is most relevant to clinicians and graduate students. Each chapter makes use of extensive case material in order to highlight issues of applicability.
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Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
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Author Biography - Steven R. Smith
Steven R. Smith, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He completed his PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Arkansas before an internship and postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. In 2001, he was awarded the Walter Klopfer award from the Society for Personality Assessment for outstanding contribution to the empirical literature. SPA presented him the Anne and Samuel Beck Award for outstanding early career research in personality assessment for 2005. Leonard Handler, PhD, ABAP, is Professor and Associate Director of the Clinical Training Program at the University of Tennessee. Over the past 40 years he has taught assessment to almost 900 graduate students and is a frequent contributor to various clinical journals. Dr. Handler is on the Editorial Board of JPA; he is co-editor of the Case Study Section of the Journal. He has been a member of two APA committees that deal with assessment, and has been the recipient of awards for his research from the University and from the Tennessee Psychological Association. He also served as Director of the University of Tennessee Psychological Clinic.