This leading text and clinical guide offers best-practice recommendations for assessing a comprehensive array of child and adolescent mental health problems and health risks. Prominent authorities present evidence-based approaches that can be used in planning, implementing, and evaluating real-world clinical services. Coverage encompasses behavior disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, developmental disorders, maltreatment, and adolescent problems. The volume emphasizes the need to evaluate clients' strengths as well as their deficits, and to take into account the developmental, biological, familial, and cultural contexts of problem behavior.The Gilliam Autism Rating Scale (GARS; Gilliam, 1995), another informant-report instrument that has rapidly come into wide use ... Ratings made on a 4-point scale are summed and converted to standard scores based on the reference sample (but not broken down by age or gender). The primary score of interest is the Autism Quotient, which is intended to measure athe likelihood that a child has autismaanbsp;...
|Title||:||Assessment of Childhood Disorders, Fourth Edition|
|Author||:||Eric J. Mash, Russell A. Barkley|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2012-08-22|