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7 Cards in this Set

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Child Interviews
Pre-adol not good reporters of behaviors or feelings: short attention span, restricted language, social desirability, defensive idealization
Berkley Puppet interview
switch positive and negative statements
stops social, attention, and language problems
Child self-reports have poor norms: CDI was just on children in a suburb of fl; MASC only on 8 children
Good sensitivity, poor specificity
sensitivity=if test says child is depressed, they really are
specificity=if test says child is not depression, than child really does not have depression
Observational methods
look at specific behaviors in pre-determined time intervals
Blurting out, out of seat, time on task
Good for treatment planning/ monitoring, bad for diagnostic assessment
Time intensive, expensive, easier to ask teacher
Observational coding
Antecedent=comes before
looking for attention? coersive exchange
better for treatment than diagnosis
Projective Tests
Not empirically supported; emotion, unconscious
Rorschach, draw-a-person
sentence completion
Very subjective, more about psychologist than child
Robert's Apperception test for children
recent norms, scoring somewhat subjective;
picture-tell a story w/ beginning, middle, end
child version of TAT