Where To Start And What To Ask: The Assessment Handbook

Paperback | January 5, 1993

bySusan Lukas

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As a life raft for beginners and their supervisors, Where to Start and What to Ask provides all the necessary tools for garnering information from clients. Lukas also offers a framework for thinking about that information and formulating a thorough assessment. This indispensable book helps therapeutic neophytes organize their approach to the initial phase of treatment and navigate even rough clinical waters with competence and assurance.

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Intended to help therapists and beginning students organize their approach to the initial phase of treatment, this book offers all the necessary tools for gathering information from the client and provides a framework for thinking about that information and formulating a thorough assessment. The author describes how to conduct the firs...

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As a life raft for beginners and their supervisors, Where to Start and What to Ask provides all the necessary tools for garnering information from clients. Lukas also offers a framework for thinking about that information and formulating a thorough assessment. This indispensable book helps therapeutic neophytes organize their approach ...

Susan Lukas, MSW, LCSW, received her degree in social work from Hunter College and practiced in New York City and in Nyack, New York. She died in 2008.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 9.2 × 6.1 × 0.6 inPublished:January 5, 1993Publisher:WW Norton

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ISBN - 10:0393701522

ISBN - 13:9780393701524

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Intended to help therapists and beginning students organize their approach to the initial phase of treatment, this book offers all the necessary tools for gathering information from the client and provides a framework for thinking about that information and formulating a thorough assessment. The author describes how to conduct the first interviews and includes sample forms and questionnaires

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Lukas writes clearly and concisely, offering quick yet interesting insights. She helps readers understand why assessment is important, then provides skills to improve one’s interviewing skills. . . . [A] useful reference for any mental health practitioner.” — PsychCentral[A] fine guide to clinical assessment certain to be as important today as it was when it first appeared nearly twenty years ago. — Midwest Book Review