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Author Haynes, Stephen N.

Title Principles and practice of behavioral assessment / Stephen N. Haynes and William Hayes O'Brien
Published New York ; London : Kluwer Academic, [2000]


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 MELB  150.287 Hay/Pap  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series Applied clinical psychology
Applied clinical psychology.
Contents I. Introduction to Behavioral Assessment. 1. Background, Characteristics, and History. 2. Current Status and Applications. 3. Functional Psychological Assessment and Clinical Judgment. 4. Goals -- II. Conceptual and Methodological Foundations of Behavioral Assessment. 5. Scholarly, Hypothesis-Testing, and Time-Series Assessment Strategies. 6. Idiographic and Nomothetic Assessment. 7. Specificity of Variables. 8. Assumptions About the Nature of Behavior Problems. 9. Basic Concepts of Causation. 10. Concepts of Causation in the Behavioral Assessment Paradigm. 11. Psychometric Foundations of Behavioral Assessment -- III. Observation and Inference. 12. Principles and Strategies of Behavioral Observation. 13. Clinical Case Formulation
Summary "The goal of this book is to present the characteristics and underlying assumptions of the behavioral assessment paradigm and to show how they affect the strategies of behavioral assessment. Although all of the concepts and strategies discussed in this book are applicable in the research, this book focuses on the use of behavioral assessment to guide clinical judgements."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-335) and index
Subject Behavioral assessment.
Author O'Brien, William Hayes.
LC no. 99046705
ISBN 0306462214