Clinical Interviews for Children and Adolescents: Assessment to Intervention

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Guilford Press, 2005 - Psychology - 240 pages
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Crafted to meet the day-to-day needs of school psychologists and other practitioners working with children, this is the most concise, practical, and up-to-date book of its kind. The author offers guidelines for interviewing children of different ages/m-/as well as their parents and teachers/m-/and for weaving the resulting data into multimethod assessment and intervention planning. Coverage encompasses school issues, peer and family relations, problem behavior, and more, with special chapters on assessing suicidality and violence risks. The book includes many detailed case illustrations and reproducible interview tools, in a convenient large-size format with lay-flat binding.

This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.

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Stephanie H. McConaughy, PhD, is Research Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Vermont. She specializes in research and assessment of children's learning, behavioral, and emotional problems. She is author of numerous journal articles, chapters, books, and published assessment instruments, and is a licensed practicing psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist. She serves on the editorial boards of several professional journals and was an Associate Editor of the School Psychology Review. Dr. McConaughy's research has been funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute of Mental Health, the Spencer Foundation, and the W. T. Grant Foundation.

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