Competency-Based Assessments in Mental Health Practice : Cases and Practical Applications Paperback / softback
Organized around the classification system in the DSM-IV-TR, this book provides opportunities for professionals to practice making diagnostic assessments using case examples.
Author Susan Gray begins with an overview of the competency-based assessment model and the multiaxial diagnostic framework, followed by guidance for interpreting the case studies.
The remainder of the book is organized around selected diagnostic categories from the DSM-IV-TR.
Mental health professionals will learn to use the DSM s multiaxial diagnostic framework, as well as a competency-based assessment model factoring in a client's unique biological, social, and cultural influences.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 480 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/12/2010
- Category: Medical diagnosis
- ISBN: 9780470505281
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