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What are the purposes of assessment

Building rapport
Socialising the client therapy
Forming a detailed understanding of the presenting problem
Assisting the diagnostic decision making process
Assisting the formulation process
Understanding factors that Ameliorate or exacerbate the problem
Assessing suitability for therapy
Establishing a plan for further assessment or treatment
Obtaining a commitment to further work from the client

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Describe the diagnostic clinical interview

Maybe structured or semistructured or both
The goal of information gathering should be balanced with the report building
Questions make progress from open to closed as hypothesis develops
General description of how the system interview goes

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Describe outcome assessment

Assessment can benefit both the therapist and the client, allowing more objective evaluation of the construct in question and providing for reliable and valid quantification

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What are some ways that outcomes can be assessed

Behavioural assessments, self-report questionnaires, depression anxiety and stress scales, clinician rated questionnaires, diary records, or multimethod assessments