Client Assessment in Therapeutic Recreation Services - eBook

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ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-57167-840-9

Author(s): Norma J. Stumbo

Copyright year: 2002

Edition: 1st

Other Formats: Print

pages: 324

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This text fills a gap in the therapeutic recreation literature concerning client assessment.

It aims to educate the reader about the importance of client assessment; how assessment relates to treatment planning and programming; and ways to improve the process of data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting.

Client assessment plays an important role in the placement of clients into therapeutic recreation programs appropriate to meet their needs.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Client Assessment

Chapter 2: Measurement Characteristics of Client Assessment

Chapter 3: Therapeutic Recreation Program Considerations

Chapter 4: The Assessment Process

Chapter 5: Selection of Assessment Instruments and Procedures

Chapter 6: Critiquing a Commercial Assessment for Purchase

Chapter 7: Developing an Agency-Specific Assessment

Chapter 8: Interviewing as an Assessment Procedure

Chapter 9: Observation as an Assessment Procedure

Chapter 10: Assessment Barriers and Issues Student Exercises

Appendix of Therapeutic Recreation Assessment Instruments

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