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    Essentials of Assessment Report Writing (Essentials of Psychological Assessment) (Paperback) By (author) Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger, By (author) Nancy Mather, By (author) Nadeen L. Kaufman, By (author) Alan S. Kaufman

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    DescriptionInstructive guide to preparing informative and accurate assessment reports for a variety of individuals and settings Assessment reports are central to the diagnostic process and are used to inform parents, clients, and clinicians, among others, about academic problems, personality functioning, neuropsychological strengths and weaknesses, behavioral problems, and the like. Essentials of Assessment Report Writing provides handy, quick-reference information, using the popular Essentials format, for preparing effective assessment reports. This book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to write effective psychological assessment reports. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. This practical guide focuses on efficiently and effectively communicating referral and background information, appearance and behavioral observations, test results and interpretation, summary and diagnostic impressions, and treatment recommendations. The authors provide examples of both good and bad case report writing and highlight ethical issues and topics relevant to presenting feedback. Essentials of Assessment Report Writing is the only pocket reference illustrating how to prepare an effective assessment report.


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    Title
    Essentials of Assessment Report Writing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger, By (author) Nancy Mather, By (author) Nadeen L. Kaufman, By (author) Alan S. Kaufman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780471394877
    ISBN 10: 0471394874
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC subject category V2: JM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
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    Libri: I-PS
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    B&T General Subject: 670
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    B&T Approval Code: A11070000
    BISAC V2.8: PSY042000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25330
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000
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    DC22: 616.890075
    LC classification: RC469.E875
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 616.89/0075
    LC classification: RC469 .E875 2004
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    Edition
    3
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    28 May 2004
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger, PhD, is a psychologist at The Salk Institute, La Jolla, California. Nancy Mather, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Special Education at University of Arizona. Nadeen L. Kaufman, EdD, and Alan S. Kaufman, PhD, are on the faculty at Yale University and are Essentials of Psychological Assessment series editors.
    Back cover copy
    Instructive guide to preparing informative and accurate assessment reports for a variety of individuals and settingsAssessment reports are central to the diagnostic process and are used to inform parents, clients, and clinicians, among others, about academic problems, personality functioning, neuropsychological strengths and weaknesses, behavioral problems, and the like. Essentials of Assessment Report Writing provides handy, quick-reference information, using the popular Essentials format, for preparing effective assessment reports.This book is designed to help busy mental health professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need to write effective psychological assessment reports. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.This practical guide focuses on efficiently and effectively communicating referral and background information, appearance and behavioral observations, test results and interpretation, summary and diagnostic impressions, and treatment recommendations. The authors provide examples of both good and bad case report writing and highlight ethical issues and topics relevant to presenting feedback. Essentials of Assessment Report Writing is the only pocket reference illustrating how to prepare an effective assessment report.
    Table of contents
    Series Preface. One: Introduction and Overview. Two: Technical Aspects of Writing. Three: Referral and Background Information. Four: Behavioral Observations. Five: Test Results and Interpretation. Six: Diagnostic Impressions Summary. Seven: Personality Assessment (by Rita W. McCleary). Eight: Recommendations. Nine: Special Issues in Report Writing. Ten: Illustrative Case Reports. Appendix: Information About Tests Cited in the Text. References. Annotated Bibliography. Index.