ERIC Number: EJ482786
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Assessing Assessment in Social Work.
Mattaini, Mark A.; Kirk, Stuart A.
Social Work, v36 n3 p260-66 May 1991
Reviews trends in social work assessment that are likely to shape future of clinical practice. Contends that, in contrast to rich contextual information provided by traditional psychosocial approaches to assessment, classification systems like Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Third Edition, Revised) can lead to oversimplification and loss of important information. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A