Measures for Clinical Practice: A Source Book Volumes 1 and 2, are outstanding resources for developing treatment plans. Both volumes contain specific measures that cover a wide range of issues that may arise in clinical practice. Check the table of contents for assessment tools pertinent to such problems as addiction, health, love, relationships, phobias, stress, anger, self-esteem, and sexuality. See Corcoran, K. and J. Fischer. (1994). Measures for clinical practice: A sourcebook (2nd ed., Vol. 1). New York: Free Press; and Corcoran, K. and J. Fischer. (2000). Measures for clinical practice: A sourcebook (3rd ed., Vol. 2). New York: Free Press. Available from http://chipts.ucla.edu/assessment/othersites.html.
To read more about these measures or to access the numerous assessment resources not selected, visit these online sources:
• Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, found at www.unl.edu/buros.
• Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences: Tests available in compilation volumes http://libraries.uta.edu/helen/Test&meas/testmainframe .htm#Collections.
• Psychological Tests and Measures: www.library.ewu.edu/help/LocatingInformation/PsychologicalTests.html.
These sites provide information on literally thousands of measures and assessments. They are invaluable resources for addiction professionals interested in finding information on a particular test (measure and assessments).
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