Where to Start and what to Ask: An Assessment Handbook

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1993 - Medical - 182 pages
A "sink or swim" philosophy frequently prevails in mental health settings today. This book is intended to help therapists and especially beginning students organize their approach to the initial phase of treatment. It enables therapeutic neophytes to navigate even rough clinical waters with competence and assurance.

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five How to Conduct the First Interview
six How to Take a Developmental History
eight How to Determine Whether a Client Might
ten How to Determine Whether a Client
twelve What Psychological Testing Is and When
fourteen Where You Go from Here

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Susan Lukas, MSW, LCSW, received her degree in social work from Hunter College and practiced in New York City and in Nyack, New York. She died in 2008.

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