Integrative Assessment A Guide for Counselors, by Gersten, Andrew
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- ISBN: 9780135034859 | 013503485X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/27/2012
Integrative Assessment for Counselorspresents valuable assessment information and guidance which emerging helping professionals, students, and those preparing for licensure can apply to various mental health, school, community, and organizational settings. Using a case study approach, and written in a practitioner's voice, this practical guide presents a comprehensive, balanced look at a number of topics readers can put to immediate use in their practices including assessment information and guidance, testing, the risks and resources approach to assessment, interviewing principles and methods, exploring presenting problems and readiness for change, informal and formal observations, assessing the therapeutic alliance, standardized risk assessments, dangerousness to self and others, and assessing substance abuse.