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Designed for professionals in the field of child maltreatment, this authoritative book presents a compelling theoretical framework that guide’s assessment of children and adolescents who have been sexually abused and their parents. The book is designed to make it easier for clinicians to select a number of measures or procedures across three dimensions that have considerable clinical relevance – attachment, dysregulations, and self-perception. Psychological Assessment of Sexually Abused Children and Their Families features in particular the assessment of sexually aggressive children and an extensive set of interview formats, checklists, and other forms that clinicians will find especially useful in evaluating children and their families. The book is also richly illustrated with case studies.  

A Case Example for the Psychological Assessment of Teens and Their Families
A case example for the psychological assessment of teens and their families
Diana M.Elliott
Introduction

This chapter illustrates some of the principles outlined in this book as they relate to the assessment of a teenager and her family.1 It is outlined as follows. First, a summary of the background information received by me prior to seeing the client and her family is reviewed. Second, a summary of the assessment process with a particular focus on the areas discussed in this book is presented: attachment, dysregulation, sexual problems, and self-perception. The psychological test results are provided, followed by information obtained through the inter views with all parties and the results of various rating scales completed by ...

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