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Author Hass, Michael R., author

Title Interviewing for assessment : a practical guide for school psychologists and school counselors / Michael Hass
Edition First edition
Published Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 181 pages)
Contents Introduction to interviewing for assessment -- Interviews as part of a comprehensive assessment -- Steps in interviewing for assessment -- Interviewing strategies -- The school-based mental status exam -- Interviewing culturally diverse interviewees -- Strategies for interviewing young children -- Interviewing to clarify and classify problems -- Interviewing about academic performance -- Interviewing to understand strengths and resources -- Interviewing in high-risk situations : suicide assessment -- Pulling it all together and communicating the results of assessment interviews
Summary An indispensable guide for school psychologists and school counselors on assessment interviewing Assessment Interviewing is a collaborative, strengths-based approach to the subject that helps professionals develop the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively gather the information they need in order to assess children's social, emotional, and academic functioning. Practical and easy to read, it provides step-by-step guidelines for structuring interviews for different purposes, communicating respect and understanding, and strategies for gathering information from children of different ages, cultures, and social standings. Chapter contains case studies and examples that illustrate how to clarify and classify problems, understand strengths and resources, appreciate the role of culture in interviews and respond to risk of suicide. The book concludes with a chapter on how to communicate the key information gathered into a comprehensive assessment or intervention plan. -Addresses the unique interviewing needs of school-based professionals -Features numerous practice exercises -Provides strategies and guidelines for integrating the information gathered from interviews into a comprehensive assessment or intervention plan -Includes interview protocols and end-of-chapter checklists This book is an ideal resource for school-based practitioners and graduate courses in assessment, counseling, and seminars attached to fieldwork
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 20, 2018)
Subject Behavioral assessment of children
Educational tests and measurements
Psychological tests for children
Behavioral assessment of children.
Educational tests and measurements.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Applied Psychology.
Psychological tests for children.
SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- General.
SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- Happiness.
SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- Success.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018012415
ISBN 1119166934