Introduction to Clinical Psychology: An Evidence-Based by John Hunsley

By John Hunsley

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School psychologists are employed in diverse organizations such as schools, clinics, and hospitals, and in private practice. Given the focus on children’s functioning, there is a natural overlap between school psychology and child clinical psychology. Historically, school psychology emphasized services related specifically to the learning of children and adolescents, including the assessment of intellectual functioning, the evaluation of learning difficulties, and consultation to teachers, students, and parents about strategies for optimizing students’ learning potential.

School psychologists are employed in diverse organizations such as schools, clinics, and hospitals, and in private practice. Given the focus on children’s functioning, there is a natural overlap between school psychology and child clinical psychology. Historically, school psychology emphasized services related specifically to the learning of children and adolescents, including the assessment of intellectual functioning, the evaluation of learning difficulties, and consultation to teachers, students, and parents about strategies for optimizing students’ learning potential.

Thus, a person’s response to an ambiguous stimulus is presumed to tell us something about the person’s mental functioning. One of the most influential and widely used projective tests, the Rorschach inkblot test, was published by Swiss psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach in 1921. Although the test received a decidedly cool reception among psychiatric and psychological circles in Europe, it received a new lease on life when German psychologist Bruno Klopfer, who emigrated to the United States in 1934, began instructing psychology students at Columbia University in the use of the inkblots.

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