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About this product
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication21/11/2014
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Note1 black & white illustrations, 36 black & white tables, biography
- Weight841 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Edited byBrian D. Leany,Lorraine T. Benuto
- Table Of ContentsConducting Assessments and Psychological Evaluations with African American Clients.- Cross-Cultural Considerations with African American Clients: A Perspective on Psychological Assessment.- The Assessment Interview: A review of Structured and Semi-Structured Clinical Interviews available for use among African American Clients.- Assessing Personality using Self-Report Measures with African American Clients.- IQ Testing and the African American Client.- Assessing Effort & Malingering with the African American Client.- Assessing Mood Disorders and Suicidality in African Americans.- Assessment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic, and Phobias with African Americans.- Assessment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder with African Americans.- Assessment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder with African Americans.- Assessing Substance-Related Disorders in African Americans.- Assessing Eating Pathology in African Americans.- Assessing for Personality Disorders in the African American Client.- Screening for Cognitive Decline & Assessment of Dementia with African Americans.- Assessing Psychosis in African-American Clients.- Assessing Somatoform Disorders with the African American Client.- School-based Assessment with African American Children and Adolescents.- Neuropsychological Assessment with African American Clients.- Assessing Risk and Recidivism in African-Americans.- Forensic Assessment with the African American Client.
- Author BiographyLorraine Benuto received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and a post-doctoral scholar at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she provides treatment to victims of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and child physical abuse. She is project coordinator and therapist of the Victims of Crime Treatment Center at the University of Nevada, Reno. Dr. Benuto completed her APA-accredited internship at the VA in San Juan, Puerto Rico where she delivered psychological services to a culturally diverse clientele presenting with depression and anxiety. Dr. Benuto has extensive experience delivering evidence-based treatments and conducting psychological assessments with the Latino population. She has delivered professional presentations at state, national, and international conferences on topics related to cultural competence and is co-editing Handbook of Adolescent Health Psychology for Springer. Brian Leany is a licensed clinical psychologist in the states of Nevada and California. Dr. Leany received his masters and doctoral degrees in psychology at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, conducting research in the neuropsychological research lab. Here he studied neuropsychological assessment and disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Leany has written several chapters in the field of multicultural studies and diversity, and instructs graduate and undergraduate courses in these fields. Dr. Leany spent a year honing his skills in neuropsychological assessment with diverse populations at the University of Puerto Rico's hospital. Here he worked in the pediatric department of neurology assessing individuals with multiple sclerosis and epilepsy, as well as pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, and mental retardation.
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