Assessment of Family Violence: A Handbook for Researchers by Eva L. Feindler

By Eva L. Feindler

New york Univ., Brookeville, big apple. presents clinicians and researchers with useful details on dozens of evaluation instruments. targeting mom and dad, teenagers, and households, textual content includes pattern goods, scoring info, device strengths and weaknesses, contacts, references, and an total review. Written in expanded-outline structure.

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A parent rating scale to determine whether a child exhibits less impulsiveness following treatment). , observation of interactive play to determine GENERAL ISSUES 15 whether an abused child exhibits improved social interactions following an intervention). , administration of a diagnostic interview to determine whether a participant no longer meets diagnostic criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following treatment). The Role of Culture and Diversity in the Assessment of Family Violence Research and methodology in family violence has suffered from a lack of attention to issues of culture and diversity; the field of assessment within the family violence field is no exception.

The issue of mandated reporting can also become delicate in 30 lSSUES IN THE ASSESSMENT OF F M I L Y VIOLENCE instances in which children disclose abuse, leaving the practitioner with the requirement to report who the abuser is. Young children may not be able to understand the issue and may fear the consequences of reporting; practitioners must then ensure the safety of the child who reports. , what we know about maternal separation in custody hearings; recovered versus false memories in sexual abuse cases), the likelihood of future dangerousness, or the need for treatment and particular types of treatment needed.

Subpoenus for Client Records At times, practitioners working in the field of family violence will face subpoenas for client records or subpoena for testimony in court. This poses a potential conflict between the client’s right to privacy and the assessor or treating clinician’s legal obligations. In this case, immediate consultation with an attorney is recommended. The APA Committee on Legal Issues provides a booklet with guidelines for handling subpoenas (APA, 1997). Reporting Requirements Although it is common clinical practice to orient clients regarding informed consent to assessment-treatment and a discussion of the “duty to warn,” the essential nature of such practices is highlighted in family violence assessment contexts.

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