Clinical Assessment

Clinical Assessment - Clinical Assessment Mr. and Mrs....

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Clinical Assessment Mr. and Mrs. Lawson brought their 4-year-old adopted daughter, Clara, to see Dr. Mason, a psychiatrist. Clara was polite in greeting Dr. Mason, but did not smile and kept her gaze down as she took a seat. Mr. and Mrs. Lawson sat next to Clara and began explaining their concerns. They described Clara as a quiet child who has recently begun throwing temper tantrums, during which she is inconsolable. Her sleep and eating patterns have changed, and she no longer wants to go to preschool. What other information would you like to learn during the interview with the family? What questions would you ask? The first thing I would do is tell Clara my name. I would ask her what cartoons do she watch the reason why I would ask this question is to get her comfortable. The next question I would ask her is what school does she attend. I would then ask do she have any friends at the school and does any one be mean to her at the school. I would ask her parents have they set up an appointment with the teacher to see if this same behavior
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2011 for the course PSY 201 taught by Professor Richardkirkmiller during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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