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Clinical and Forensic Interviewing of Children and Families : Guidelines for the Mental Health, Education, Pediatric, and Child Maltreatment

Clinical and Forensic Interviewing of Children and Families : Guidelines for the Mental Health, Education, Pediatric, and Child Maltreatment - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0961820947

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ISBN13: 978-0961820947
ISBN10: 0961820942

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Jerome Sattler
Published: 1998
International: No

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Clinical and Forensic Interviewing of Children and Families : Guidelines for the Mental Health, Education, Pediatric, and Child Maltreatment - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0961820947

Jerome M. Sattler

ISBN13: 978-0961820947
ISBN10: 0961820942

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Jerome Sattler
Published: 1998
International: No

Table of Contents

SECTION I. GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES OF INTERVIEWING AND REPORTING

1. Introduction to Clinical Assessment Interviewing

Goals of the Clinical Assessment Interview
Factors to Consider in Performing Clinical Assessment Interviews
Clinical Assessment Interviews in Relation to Other Assessment Procedures
Theoretical Perspectives for the Clinical Assessment Interview
Clinical Assessment Interviews Compared with Conversations and Other Types of Interviews
Strengths and Weaknesses of the Clinical Assessment Interview
A Preferred Model for the Interviewer-Interviewee Relationship
Stages of Clinical Assessment Interviews
Degrees of Structure in Initial Clinical Assessment Interviews
Steps in the Clinical Assessment Process
Learning to Be an Effective Interviewer
Ethical Considerations for Clinical Assessment Interviewers
Children at Risk
Overview of the Text
Concluding Comments
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

2. Conducting the Interview

Introduction to Interview Guidelines
Factors Influencing the Interview
External Factors and Atmosphere
Forming Impressions
Listening
Sending Nonverbal Messages
Analytical Listening
Observation Guidelines
Establishing Rapport
Timing Questions Appropriately
Changing Topics
Widening the Circle of Inquiry
Formulating Appropriate Questions
Major Types of Questions to Avoid
Using Structuring Statements
Encouraging Appropriate Replies
Probing Effectively
Dealing with Difficult Situations
Remaining Objective
Recording Information and Scheduling
Confidentiality of the Interview Material and Assessment Findings
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

3. The Initial Interview with Children

General Considerations in an Initial Interview with Children
Developmental Considerations in Interviewing Children
Techniques for Interviewing Children
Areas Covered in the Initial Interview with Children
Self-Monitoring Assessment
Case History Report
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

4. The Initial Interview with Parents, Teachers, and Families

Interviewing Parents
Interviewing Teachers
Interviewing the Family
Closing the Initial Interview
Evaluating the Initial Interview
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

5. The Post-Assessment and Follow-Up Interviews

Post-Assessment Interview
Follow-Up Interview
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

6. Reliability, Validity, and Other Considerations Related to the Interview

Reliability and Validity of the Interview
Assessment of Malingering
Evaluating Your Interview Techniques
The Challenges of Being an Expert Witness
Interviewer Stress
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

7. Writing the Interview Report

Introduction to Writing the Interview Report
Sections of an Interview Report
Principles of Report Writing
Concluding Comment on Writing the Interview Report
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

SECTION II. INTERVIEWING CHILDREN AND FAMILIES OF ETHNIC MINORITY GROUPS

8. Ethnic Minority Groups: An Overview

Background Considerations
Dynamics of Cross?Ethnic and Cross?Cultural Interviewing
Interpreters
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

9. Specific Minority Groups

Black Americans
Hispanic Americans
Native Americans
Asian Americans
Refugees
Intervention Considerations
Semistructured Interviews
Recommendations for Interviewing Ethnic Minority Children and Their Families
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary


SECTION III. INTERVIEWING CHILDREN WITH PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS AND CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FACING LIFE STRESSORS

10. Children with Psychological Disorders: An Overview

How Psychological Disorders Develop in Children
Living with a Child with a Psychological Disorder
Interviewing Issues
Interventions
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

11. Children with Behavioral or Emotional Disorders

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Depression
Anxiety Disorders An Overview
Separation Anxiety Disorder
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

12. Children with Developmental, Learning, or Sensory Disorders

Autistic Disorder
Mental Retardation
Specific Learning Disability
Visual Impairment
Hearing Impairment
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

13. Children and Families Facing Bereavement or the Threat of Suicide

Bereavement
Suicide
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

14. Children and Families Facing Adoption, Divorce, or Homelessness

Adoption
Divorce and Custody Evaluations
Homeless Families and Children
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary


SECTION IV. APPLYING PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES OF INTERVIEWING TO THE PEDIATRIC FIELD

15. Children with Health-Related Disorders: An Overview

Children's Understanding of Their Medical Illnesses and the Disruptive Effects of Medical Illnesses on Development
Coping with a Medical Illness
Adherence
Families of Medically Ill Children
Healthy Children in a Family with a Medically Ill Member
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

16. Children with Health-Related Disorders: Interviewing and Formulating Interventions

Interviewing Children with Medical Illnesses
Interviewing Parents of Medically Ill Children
Interviewing in Cases of Terminal Illness
Evaluating the Interview
The Post-Assessment Interview with Medically Ill Children and Their Parents
Interventions with Medically Ill Children and Their Families
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

17. Interviewing and Interventions for Specific Pediatric Health-Related Disorders, Part 1

Pain
Asthma
Diabetes
Childhood Cancer
HIV and AIDS
Pediatric Headaches
Failure to Thrive
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

18. Interviewing and Interventions for Specific Pediatric Health-Related Disorders, Part 2

Sleep Disorders of Childhood
Substance Abuse
Eating Disorders
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

19. Children with Brain Injuries

Background Considerations in Understanding Brain Functions
Causes of Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury
Specific Effects of Brain Injury
Diagnostic Techniques for Brain-Injured Children
Interviewing Brain-Injured Children
Observing Brain-Injured Children
Interviewing Parents of Brain-Injured Children
Evaluating the Assessment Findings
Rehabilitation Programs for Brain-Injured Children
Concluding Comment on Interviewing Brain-Injured Children and Parents
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary


SECTION V. CHILD MALTREATMENT

20. Background Considerations in Child Maltreatment, Part 1

The Challenge of Child Maltreatment Interviewing
The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
Definition and Types of Child Abuse and Neglect
Reporting Child Maltreatment
Child Maltreatment as a Social Problem
Reasons Why People Maltreat Children
The Offender In Cases of Child Physical Abuse and Neglect
The Offender in Cases of Child Sexual Abuse
The Offender in Cases of Child Emotional Abuse
Statistics on Perpetrator Characteristics for All Types of Maltreatment
Child Maltreatment in Facilities, Institutions, or Foster Homes
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

21. Background Considerations in Child Maltreatment, Part 2

Process of Disclosure of Maltreatment
Effects of Child Maltreatment
Children's Memory, Lying, and Suggestibility Allegations of Child Maltreatment
Comment on the Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

22. Interviewing Considerations in Cases of Child Maltreatment

A Model for Interviewing in Cases of Child Maltreatment
Preparing for the Initial Interview in Cases of Child Maltreatment
Interviewing the Child in Cases of Child Maltreatment
Interviewing the Family in Cases of Child Maltreatment
Interviewing the Alleged or Known Offender in Cases of Child Maltreatment
Concluding Comment on Interviewing Children, Families, and Alleged Offenders in Cases of Child Maltreatment
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary

23. Evaluation and Intervention in Cases of Child Maltreatment

Evaluating Allegations of Child Maltreatment
Evaluating the Known Offender
Evaluating Facilities, Institutions, or Foster Homes
Risk Assessment
Interventions
Concluding Comment About Interviewing Children Who May Have Been Maltreated
Thinking Through the Issues
Summary


EPILOGUE

APPENDIXES

A: List of National Organizations for Families with Special Needs
B: General Sources of Information for Families with Special Needs
C: Miscellaneous Tables
D: New York State Risk Assessment Profile
E: Highlights of the Third National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-3)
F: Semistructured Interviews


GLOSSARY
REFERENCES
NAME INDEX
SUBJECT INDEX