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Assessment Protocols when Working with Teenage Clients

Are you meeting with an adolescent client, be sure to get your assessment right with these tips and suggested assessment instruments.  Click hear to watch my short video, in which I share 3 goals of an initial client interview along with what to ask families that are seeking treatment for their teen and lastly assessment… Continue reading Assessment Protocols when Working with Teenage Clients

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Signs of ADHD Checklist

ADHD maybe one of the quickest disorders to recognize, he can't sit still, she can't control her actions, he's easily distracted...what your looking at here are symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and/or impulsiveness. However, to possibly warrant a diagnosis of ADHD... individuals younger than 17 must show at least 6 inattentive and/or hyperactive impulsive symptoms and symptoms… Continue reading Signs of ADHD Checklist


Social Workers Assessment Basics

It may feel like you're forever assessing your client, student, family, etc...if so -trust me, you are NOT alone.  All great social workers are doing it! Assessment is the beginning and never ending process that is the basis of our work with clients.  Social Workers assess clients in order to identify and understand the factors that… Continue reading Social Workers Assessment Basics