Skip to content

  Home > Binding > Hardcover >

Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents
Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents by Kenneth W. Merrell 0805853707 9780805853704
Stock Image - Actual Cover May Vary


 

Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents by Kenneth W. Merrell

This book provides a comprehensive foundation for conducting clinical assessments of child and adolescent social-emotional behavior in a practical, scientific, and culturally appropriate manner. It is aimed at graduate students, practitioners, and researchers in the fields of school psychology, child clinical psychology, and special education but will also be of interest to those in related disciplines such as counseling psychology, child psychiatry, and social work. nbsp; Section I, Foundations and Methods of Assessment, covers basic professional and ethical issues, classification and diagnostic problems, and comprehensive introductions to six primary assessment methods: behavioral observation, behavior rating scales, clinical interviewing, sociometric techniques, self-report instruments, and projective-expressive techniques. Section II, Assessment of Specific Problems, Competencies, and Populations, includes six chapters for assessing specific socio-emotional behavior domains: externalizing problems, internalizing problems, other problems, social skills and peer relations, young children, and diverse cultural groups. Key features include: nbsp; New MaterialProvides expanded coverage of ethnic, cultural, and linguistic diversity within socio-emotional assessment; new material on conducting assessments within the context of ecological theory and public health models; increased information on assessing children with Aspergers disorder or high-function Autism, and discussions of several new assessment tools and systems. nbsp; Evidence-Based FocusMaintains a focus on empirically validated methods that research has shown to have adequate validity and reliability. nbsp; Problem Solving FocusThroughout the book, assessment is linked to decision-making within a problem-solving framework. nbsp; Functional FocusMaintains a focus on making assessmentsfunctionalwithin specific contexts and environments.|Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents, Third Edition provides a comprehensive foundation for conducting clinical assessments of child and adolescent social-emotional behavior in a practical, scientific, and culturally appropriate manner. It is aimed at graduate students, practitioners, and researchers in the fields of school psychology, child clinical psychology, and special education but will also be of interest to those in related disciplines, such as counseling psychology, child psychiatry, and social work.--BOOK JACKET.

Author: Kenneth W. Merrell

Language: English

Edition: 3

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 560

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 2007-08-10

Our Price: $4.66

Quantity:2
ISBN: 0805853707


Condition:
Like-New [Add $0.60]
Very-Good [Add $0.40]
Good [Add $0.20]
Acceptable

Quantity:  
Description
 
Kenneth W. Merrell (Edition: 3) Hardcover


Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Binding > Hardcover

* Free Shipping applies to all orders shipped to the contiguous 48 United States. Variable shipping rates apply to Alaska, Hawaii, and the American Territories (American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands) as well as International orders shipped to countries other than the USA.