Offers best-practice recommendations for assessing a comprehensive array of child and adolescent mental health problems and health risks. This text provides an overview of each disorder and describes methods and procedures that take into account the developmental, biological, familial, and cultural contexts of children's problems.
Introduction: Assesssment in Perspective (James Hogg and Arturo Langa). PART I: CONCEPTUAL ISSUES IN ASSESSMENT. Chapter 1: Issues in the Systematic Assessment of Quality of Life (Robert A. Cummins). Chapter 2: Outside the Box: Assessment for Life and Work in the Community (Patricia Noonan Walsh). Chapter 3: Interdisciplinary Assessment of People with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities (Carla Vlaskamp). Chapter 4: The Assessment of Mental Illness in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (Edwin J. Mikkelsen, Lauren R. Charlot and Arturo Langa). Chapter 5: Issues in the Assessment of Challenging Behaviour (Eric Emerson). Chapter 6: People with Intellectual Disabilities Who Offend or Are Alleged to Have Offended (Gillian Anderson). Chapter 7: The Assessment of Dementia in People with Intellectual Disabilites Context, Strategy and Methods (Chris Oliver and Sunny Kalsy). Chapter 8: Genetic Syndromes and Behavioural Phenotypes (Robert M. Walley). PART II: STRATEGIES AND INSTRUMENTS. Chapter 9: Instruments Assessing Quality of Life (Robert A. Cummins). Chapter 10: Assessment and Employment of People with Intellectual Disabilites (Patricia Noonan Walsh). Chapter 11: Assessing People with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilites (Carla Vlaskamp). Chapter 12: Commonly Employed Psychopathology Instruments for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (Lauren R. Charlot and Edwin J, Mikkelsen). Chapter 13: Instruments for Assessing Behavioural Problems (Kirk Zimbelman). Chapter 14: People with Intellectual Disabilities Who Offend or Are at Risk of Offending: Assessing Need and Risk (Gillian Anderson). Chapter 15: The Assessment of Dementia in People with Intellectual Disabilities Key Assessment Instruments (Sunny Kalsy and Chris Oliver). Chapter 16: Behavioural Phenotypes: Approaches to Assessment (Robert M. Walley). Index.
James Hogg, Arturo Langa, Wiley InterScience (Online service)