This week the focus is on culturally responsive assessment. Your interview is one example of how information is gathered for the purposes of assessment. As your readings illustrate, assessing trauma is a delicate process which requires considering the cultural and historical context of the event. Do a search for recent research which addresses assessment of trauma for a particular group. The following article provides an interesting perspective on culture and the newly released DSM 5. It includes suggestions for a culturally responsive assessment. For your post, locate a similar article related to assessment. Then, post a link to the article, a full APA reference, and a brief summary of the article including your recommendations for best practice based on the article information. Johnson, R. (2013). Forensic and Culturally Responsive Approach for the DSM-5: Just the FACTS. Journal Of Theory Construction & Testing, 17(1), 18-22. Forensic and Culturally Responsive Approach for the DSM5.pdf

This week the focus is on culturally responsive assessment.  Your interview is one example of how information is gathered for the purposes of assessment.  As your readings illustrate, assessing trauma is a delicate process which requires considering the cultural and historical context of the event.  Do a search for recent research which addresses assessment of trauma for a particular group.  The following article provides an interesting perspective on culture and the newly released DSM 5.  It includes suggestions for a culturally responsive assessment.  For your post, locate a similar article related to assessment.  Then, post a link to the article, a full APA reference, and a brief summary of the article including your recommendations for best practice based on the article information.  Johnson, R. (2013). Forensic and Culturally Responsive Approach for the DSM-5: Just the FACTS. Journal Of Theory Construction & Testing, 17(1), 18-22.  Forensic and Culturally Responsive Approach for the DSM5.pdf