Patient intake and assessment is a vital aspect of working in hospitals, mental health facilities, and psychiatric wards. This pocket guide provides clinical evaluation tools, performance norm references, and information relevant to intake and triage for doctors, social workers, psychiatrists, residents, and students of these specialties.
Ray Christner, PsyD, is assistant professor of school psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Arthur Freeman, EdD, is chief psychologist and director of training at Sheridan Shores Care and Rehabilitation Center, Chicago. He lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Corey J. Nigro is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago. He lives in Chicago, Illinois. Taymoor Sardar is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology-Argosy University, Chicago. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.