Details: Review the article, “Overview of Assessment,” about a geriatric client who has some mental health challenges. This article contains guidelines that are helpful for the diagnostic and assessment process.
After reviewing the unit readings and the article above, address the following in your discussion board post:
Discuss the important steps described in this article and summarize the author’s main points.
How were neuropsychological issues such as dementia, cognitive decline, and daily life skill functioning assessed?
Discuss any sources of measurement error that were identified.
Did the clinician omit any critical methods from this assessment?
Hinrichsen, G. A. (2020). Overview of Assessment. In Assessment and treatment of older adults: A guide for mental health professionals. (pp. 57–77). American Psychological Association. https://doi org.libauth.purdueglobal.edu/10.1037/0000146-004
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