Child and Family Assessment: Clinical Guidelines for Practitioners

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Routledge, 1998 - Psychology - 270 pages
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Child and Family Assessmentis based on Ian Wilkinson's extensive experience of working with troubled children and families over the last twenty years. This completely revised and updated edition of Family Assessment(Gardner Press, 1993) combines a clear summary of current knowledge with practical, detailed and adaptable procedures for practitioner use.
Part one reviews the literature on child and family assessment; part two discusses the practical issues involved and provides detailed guidelines for practitioners; a final part examines the relationship between clinical practice, assessment and science with respect to children and families.
Written from an eclectic point of view in a clear and precise style, using common sense terms, this book will be an essential guide for all those in the helping professions, including therapists, psychologists, doctors, nurses, social workers and lawyers.

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Ian Wilkinson is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at South Tees Community and Mental Health Trust and co-founder of the Marion Family Centre in Darlington.

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