In a Word document, provide short answers to the statements below. Each answer should be 250-300 words in length.
THIS PERTAINS TO THE MENTAL HEALTH FIELD.
- A screening is a type of assessment tool. Describe how and when a screening is used.
- Describe the legal and ethical parameters related to administering and interpreting assessment tools
- Identify the sanctions and educational requirements for a mental health professional to administer and interpret assessments as governed by THE STATE OF ARIZONA as well as the guidelines of the American Counseling Association (ACA).
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
USE THE ACA CODE OF ETHICS AS ONE OF YOUR REFERENCES AND OUR BOOK FOR CLASS, INFO WILL BE FOUND IN THE FIRST THREE CHAPTERS FOR THIS WEEKS ASSIGMENTS.
Groth-Marnat, G., & Wright, A. J. (2016). Handbook of psychological assessment. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
HERE IS ANOTHER REFERENCE YOU MAY USE:
Martin, DC. (1990). The Mental Status Examination. In: Walker HK, Hall WD, Hurst JW, editors. Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. 3rd edition. Boston: Butterworths. Chapter 207. Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK320/
Explore this ARIZONA Website as an example of a state board.