Psychological evaluations include:
- In-depth clinical interview, including gathering information about family, educational, occupational, substance use, legal, and behavioral health history
-- Testing may include instruments that measure cognitive, educational, behavioral, emotional, and adaptive functioning
- Review of records includes gathering and exploring information within medical, psychological, psychiatric and substance use treatment information
- Collateral contacts may be utilized as an additional source of information, as a thorough psychological evaluation includes using MULTIPLE sources of data when formulating clinical interpretations and treatment recommendations.