A therapeutic assessment of a 6-year-old dysregulated boy. Therapeutic Assessments with Children and Adolescents are Systemic interventions, in which psychological assessment is used to help parents and important others (e.g., teachers, therapists) gain a more accurate, coherent, compassionate and useful understanding of a child or adolescent. An additional goal of these interventions […]

(Prep. for Testimony, TOH to Robert Erard, Ph.D.) In Daubert, the Court listed three criteria, in addition to the Frye standard of “general acceptance”: In Daubert “general acceptance” is described as the “explicit identification of a relevant scientific community and an express determination of a particular degree of acceptance within […]

1. Can psychological assessment produce therapeutic change for more than the occasional client? 2. If so, how can psychologists help therapeutic change happen more often via psychological assessment? 3. When therapeutic changes happen as a result of psychological assessment, how and why do they occur? Conclusion #1:  Therapeutic assessment can […]