The Clinical Assessment of Children and Adolescents

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Edited by Steven Smith and Leonard Handler
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
628 pages. $95.

A handbook for clinicians working with younger populations that outlines the newest assessment practices of psychologists. In four parts, the book reviews general issues and concepts in child and adolescent assessment; describes and analyzes assessment techniques and their applications; highlights syndromes and issues that are especially difficult to assess; and focuses on assessing disorders in special populations, such as physically handicapped youth and ethnic minorities. (800) 926-6579,