The Testing Team at Community Reach Center offers a variety of testing services for all ages. The team is comprised of Doctoral Psychology Interns and Staff Psychologists. Psychological assessment can help with the following:
- Diagnostic Clarification
- Treatment recommendations
- Rule out or confirm thought disorders, cognitive/social abilities, and more
- Ability to live independently and maintain employment
- Assess validity of symptomatology
- Testing generally takes place over 1 or 2 sessions.
- The evaluator will prepare a written report that summarizes findings and provides recommendations.
- The evaluator will contact the referring therapist to schedule a feedback session. Whenever possible, evaluators aim to discuss results jointly with clients and referring therapists.
- The referring therapist will receive a copy of the testing report. The client will receive a summary report, and may request a full report from Medical Records.
- Clinical interview, mental status exam, cognitive assessment, objective and/or projective personality assessment. Provides diagnostic clarification, recommendations for treatment intervention, and treatment prognosis.
Developmental Disability Assessment
- Clinical interview, mental status exam, cognitive assessment, evaluation of adaptive functioning. Provides indication of level of functioning, behavioral planning, and treatment recommendations.
Parent-Child or Sibling Interactional Evaluation
- An evaluator will observe the interaction of individuals (usually a parent-child dyad) to determine the nature of their interactions and make recommendations for visitation, parenting-related intervention, etc.