Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 September 2020

496 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190071905

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Clinical Assessment for Social Workers

Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

Fifth Edition

Edited by Catheleen Jordan and Cynthia Franklin

  • Blend of quantitative and qualitative methods encourages student to integrate evidence-based assessment with clinical practice wisdom
  • A wide repertoire of assessment methods and measurement instruments allows creativity and flexibility in research and practice
  • Completed case assessments demonstrate the application of each method

New to this Edition:

  • New Chapter 8, "Trauma and ACEs," provides an introduction to the prevalence, consequences, assessment, and treatment of trauma and adverse childhood experiences
  • New Chapter 10, "Assessment for Suicide Risk," addresses the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S.
  • The latest diagnostic approaches from DSM-5 in every chapter keep practitioners up to date
  • Diagnostic criteria from the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) are provided in comparison to the DSM-5 to help practitioners learn this diagnostic framework.
  • New case material and clinical examples of different assessment methods bring theory to life

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